University of Peace Scholarships 2020 (Fully Funded)

University of Peace Scholarships

Applications are now open for the University of Peace Scholarships for the academic year 2020 for international students who wish to study for a master’s degree in subjects that are related to peacebuilding.

30 students are chosen per coherent to study in either Costa Rica or the Philippines. These scholarships are also called the Asian peacebuilders scholarships in 2020. They are hosted by the Nippon Foundation, the University of Peace, and Ateneo de Manila University.

About University of Peace Scholarships:

These Scholarships aim to choose best of the best diligent students from all over Asia who apply for these opportunities online and give them education in relies upon peacebuilding so that the young graduates will further in the future, become peacebuilding practitioners, ready to take up leading positions in large organizations all around the world.

This program offers intensive language training to facilitate the participation of Asian representatives with limited English language proficiency.

The scholars are awarded a master’s in Arts degree from the University of Peace along with a master’s in Transdisciplinary Social development Degree by Ateneo de Manila University. This scholarship has 4 components starting from the Language proficiency training course moving on to M.A. UPEACE further doing an MTSDev at ADMU in Transdisciplinary social development And finally a field project implementation. It is an 18.5 – 21.5-month degree.

Important Guidelines:

It is important to note that all Candidates that are selected for an interview but not for the University of Peace Scholarship will be allowed admission into the university of peace and allowed a 50% tuition waiver.

Do not misrepresent accomplishments, nor do copy material from other sources neither do forge documents as all of these reflect on the eligibility of Candidates thus any breaches of these protocols will result in immediate rejection.

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Brief Description:

  • Location: Costa Rica
  • Host Organization: University of Peace
  • Duration: 1 and 1/2 years
  • Seats: 30
  • Program: Masters
  • Opportunity: Fully funded
  • Deadline: 31st May 2020

Benefits of the University of Peace Scholarships:

  1. Full scholarship
  2. Full tuition
  3. Transit
  4. Airfare
  5. Visa cost
  6. Monthly stipend
  7. Meaningful benefits in terms of employment all over the world

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university
  2. 2 years of work experience in the relevant course
  3. voluntary services and internships may be considered
  4. Demonstrate a strong determinant sense towards peacebuilding and conflict
  5. Belonging to a country where English isn’t commonly used name but not restricted to Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka’s, etc

Eligible Nationalities:

Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and The Philippines.

Required Documents:

  • English language proficiency test scores report
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letter of recommendation, click here
  • Official undergraduate records ( all transcripts)
  • CV
  • Certificate of graduation (diploma)
  • Passport size photo
  • Copy of passport


The last date to apply for the University of Peace Scholarships is 31st May 2020.

How to Apply in University of Peace Scholarships:

You need to fill an online form as the University of Peace Scholarship only expects electronic form; along with other required documents. it is important that you collect all relevant documents and then submit the form, you will then be judged and hopefully called first an interview under further selection 30 students will be deemed the winners of this award.

Application Link

Official Link: Click Here


Can we apply for any another degree except these two?

No, you can't apply for any other degree except the ones offered in this program.

Is accommodation available?

No, the university will surely give you a monthly stipend however you will not receive accommodation but the university.

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Last Updated: 08 May 2020