Fully Funded WCO Scholarship at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan 2024-25

The Fully Funded WCO Scholarship in Aoyama Gakuin University is open to WCO member countries’ nationals. It is offered for Masters degree on the subjects offered by the University. This scholarship is provided by World Customs Organization (WCO). The Japan-WCO Human Resource Development Programme (Scholarship Programme) offers a grant to deserving young customs officers from developing WCO member countries to pursue master’s level studies at Tokyo, Japan’s Aoyama Gakuin University (AGU), covering travel, lodging, admission, tuition, and other approved expenses.

 

Fully Funded WCO Scholarship at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan 2024-25
Fully Funded WCO Scholarship at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan 2024-25

 

Summary

Deadline: 31 December 2024

Study in: Japan

Providers: World Customs Organization

Study Level: MastersPostgraduate

Area of Study: Subject Offered by University

Funding Types: Fully Funded Scholarships

 

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for the Fully Funded WCO Scholarship at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan are stated below:

  • A candidate must be a customs officer of a developing member of the WCO with quality work experience of at least two years in the field of customs policy and administration in his/her home country.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in IPR border enforcement, and who are expected to work in the IPR-related section of their Customs administration after this Scholarship Programme.
  • A candidate must be in good health and preferably under 40 years of age as of April 1, 2025.
  • Individuals who have already been awarded a scholarship under the Japan-WCO Human Resource Development Programme in the past will not be entitled to apply for this scholarship programme.
  • After the completion of the programme, the candidates should continue to work in their home Customs administration for 3 years at least.

 

Benefits of the Fully Funded WCO Scholarship at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan are:

  • A monthly stipend covers accommodations, meals, transportations, and other expenses. It cannot be increased to cover family members, if any. The amount of stipend is subject to change according to the decision of the Japanese Government.*
  • Admission and tuition fees.**
  • Round-trip economy-class air tickets between your home country and Japan.

a) The current amount of monthly stipend is 147,000 yen (as of 2024).
b) The current amount of admission fee is 290,000 yen and the annual tuition fee is 917,000 yen (as of 2024).

 

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