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Scholarship Details

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies


  • Must be a Japanese citizen.
  • Able to obtain a age 34.
  • Studying at, or applying to, a Ph.D. program in macroeconomics at a university outside of Japan. Only universities with a strong doctoral program in macroeconomics are eligible.
  • Entering the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of the Ph.D. program.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by January 31, 2019.

How to Apply

  • The application is available online, must be completed in English, and include the following:
      • A personal statement focusing on the applicant’s background, career goals, and interest in working as an IMF economist;
      • A complete university transcript for the applicant’s prior studies and, if already a graduate student, a current university transcript;
      • GRE and TOEFL or IELTS scores;
      • A copy of one application to a Ph.D. program; and
      • Two reference letters

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Deadline: 01/31/2019

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