United Nations Scholarships for International Students 2022

The United Nations is such a well intergovernmental organization tasked with maintaining worldwide peace and promoting cordial relations among nations, as well as attaining international cooperation and serving as a focal point for nations’ actions to be harmonized. International students can apply for United Nations scholarships to study or research in the United Nations. These are sometimes known as financial aid, and they are frequently handled by the United Nations’ financial aid office.

Financial Coverage

The United Nations has full authority, and the UN volunteers program is a paid opportunity open to anyone from anywhere in the world.

  • Food, Housing, and Basic Needs will be covered by the United Nations.
  • Monthly Allowance
  • Accommodation
  • Traveling Expenses fully funded
  • Health & Medical Insurance

Below are the available scholarships for for least developed countries (LDC)

  • The LDC Scholarship is available to qualifying candidates admitted to the University of California Berkeley Law School’s professional track LL.M. program.
  • UNITAR provides fellowships for diplomatic training
  • Nationals of LDCs and other developing countries are given high priority for scholarships for the University of Barcelona´s Master of Laws in International Economic Law and Policy (IELPO LL.M.). Between 2008 and 2018, ten recipients were from LDCs: Afghanistan(1), Cambodia(1), Ethiopia (4), Uganda (2) and Tanzania (2). More information at IELPO Scholarship Programme
  • The UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme offers 20 fellowshipws per year for the benefit of developing countries, especially LDCs, for research on environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies and peaceful conflicts resolution. Between 2001 and 2015, 74 fellows from 26 LDCs received the award. More information at UNESCO Keizo Obuchi fellowships
  • Female students from Sub-Saharan Africa and LDCs who intend to pursue postgraduate training leading to a Ph.D. outside their home countries can apply for a fellowship through the Organization for Women for Science for the Developing World (OWSD).
  • The UNESCO/Republic of Korea Co-Sponsored Fellowships Initiative grants 25 2-month education scholarships to nationals of LDCs.
  • The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Research Professors Programme provides institutions and research groups located in LDCs with the opportunity to establish long-term links with TWAS members to assist in research activities and advanced training and so help develop the local scientific capacities. TWAS is an international science academy, founded in 1983 in Trieste, Italy, by a group of scientists from the South under the leadership of the late Nobel laureate Abdus Salam of Pakistan. Within the framework of the programme, TWAS Members are appointed to institutions in LDCs for a period of five years, during which they visit the host institution three times for a minimum stay of one month each time.
  • Travel grants to attend the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meetings are prioritized for LDCs.
  • The LDC Scholarship at the University of California Berkeley Law School is available to qualified students admitted to its LL.M. professional track program.
  • The Government of Israel provides fellowships for the benefit of developing countries, especially the LDCs, within the framework of the UNESCO Fellowships Programme. Beneficiaries of these fellowships participate in a variety of training courses in Israel, conducted under the sponsorship of MASHAV, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation. More information: UNESCO information page, Weitz Center for Development Studies
  • The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is a global community, bringing together a wide variety of security and incident response teams including product security teams from the government, commercial, and academic sectors. Its members have resolved a continuous stream of security-related attacks and incidents including handling security vulnerabilities affecting computer systems and networks throughout the world connected by the Internet. FIRST annually offers up to two teams from LDCs the ability to participate in the FIRST community. Teams from the following countries were admitted to the FIRST Fellowship Program: Bangladesh (2014), Uganda (2015), Tanzania (2015), Bangladesh (2016), Myanmar (2016). More information at FIRST Fellowship Program.

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