www.un.org United Nations with Nippon Foundation of Japan announces Fellowship Programme, 2016

The United Nations together with the Nippon Foundation of Japan has recently announces for their fellowship programme,2016. This fellowship is announced from the government officials and other mid level professionals from developing states to provide a bright opportunity for advanced education and research in the field of ocean affairs and the law of sea and related disciplines.
Fellowship details:

  • The total time duration of this fellowship is for 9 months
  • The fellowship consists of 2 phases:
    • Phase 1 will consists only 3 months Research and Training undertaken at DOALOS at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
    • Phase 2 will be for only 6 months with having an Advanced Academic Research and Study undertaken at one of the prestigious participating Host Institutions.


  • Candidates must be nominated by their government, employer, or competent organization.
  • Candidate must have recognised university degree in the related discipline and must have the ability to undertake independent research and studies in an academic context.
  • Candidate must be a mid-level professionals who can demonstrate the work directly on ocean issues.
  • Candidate also be in a right position to accept the placement with host institution for a period not less than 9 months
  • Be in a position to obtain all relevant visas, including transit visas.

Age Limit:

  • All the eligible and deserving candidates must have age between 25 and 40 maximum to apply for the same.

How to Apply:

  • All the talented and eligible applicants must have complete their application form and also nomination form, the United Nations Medical Questionnaire form at:
  • All candidates are informed that their completed application form must be sent to this address:
    The United Nations – The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme,
    Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea,
    Office of Legal Affairs,
    United Nations, Room DC2-0450,
    New York, NY 10017, USA.
  • E-mail (Preferred): DOALOS@un.org

Last Date to apply : 11th September, 2015.

For more details, please visit: http://www.un.org/depts/los/nippon/

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