Japan IMF Scholarship Program

Japan IMF Scholarship

Japan IMF Scholarship Program

The Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies provides funding for Japanese nationals to pursue a PhD in Macroeconomics, Finance, Public Finance, Monetary Economics, International Economics, International Trade, Poverty Issues, Political Economy, or Econometrics at a university outside of Japan.

With financial support from the Japanese government, IIE in partnership with the IMF administers the Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies. The goal of the program is to train Japanese nationals as applied economists to work either at the IMF or in their home administrations. Students in the program are expected to study macroeconomics, finance, public finance, monetary economics, international economics, international trade, poverty Issues, political economy, econometrics or a related subject at the PhD level at a leading university outside of Japan. Annually, up to seven scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students with a record of high academic achievement.

Program Site in Japanese

IMF Program Site

Program Goals

The goal of the program is to train Japanese nationals as applied economists to work either at the IMF or in their home administrations.

Scholarship Availability

Annually, up to seven scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students with a record of high academic achievement.

Information in Japanese

Fields of Interest

Students in the program are expected to study macroeconomics, finance, public finance, monetary economics, international economics, international trade, poverty Issues, political economy, econometrics or a related subject at the PhD level at a leading university outside of Japan.

Sponsor

IIE partners with the International Monetary Fund to administer the Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies, with financial support from the Japanese government.

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