International Peace Studies Scholarships for Asians

Description: This Program offers a Master of Arts in International Peace Studies. It is a shared initiative of the Nippon Foundation, The University for Peace and Ateneo de Manila University. This program is offering students to take courses at Ateneo Manila University in Philippine and The University for Peace in Costa Rica.

Scholarship Provider:

  • Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.
  • University of Peace, Costa Rica.

Area of Study:

  • Foundation Course in Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Small Arms, Arms Control and Human Security in Asia
  • Aspects of Conflict: Introduction to a Systemic Approach
  • Research Methods
  • Civil Society and Peace building in Asia
  • Conflict Analysis and Management: Theory and Practice
  • International Cooperation and Peace Building
  • Practices of Conflict Management
  • Asian Peace Psychology
  • Gender and Peace building in Asia
  • Workshop for the Preparation of the Graduation Project

Benefits of this Scholarship:

Students accepted for this program will have 100% scholarship.

  • Tuition fees will be provided.
  • Academic materials Will be provided.
  • Air ticket for round trip will be provided.
  • Housing and food cost will be provided.
  • Language module cost will be provided.


  • Students from Asian countries where English is not widely used. Such as Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
  • Exceptionally students from other Asian country can be admitted.
  • Applicants must have any English Language proficiency certificate from the followings:
  • IELTS with minimum 8.0 scores.
  • Paper based TOEFL score 600.
  • Computer based TOEFL score 250
  • Internet based TOEFL score 100
  • TOEIC score 800.

How to Apply:

Candidates should submit the following items to the UPEACE Department of

Academic Administration:

  • Application form.
  • Official Transcript of undergraduate or last degree.
  • Three Recommendation letters.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • A statement of purpose indicating why they are interested in the Program.
  • A printed score of the English proficiency test.


* Applicants are required to apply online and submit all other application requirements (as hard copies) by mail.

*For more information and Application form visits the Website.


Carla Ortiz, Head of Academic Administration

University for Peace

Department of Academic Administration

El Rodeo de Mora, Ciudad Colón

San José, Costa Rica

Tel: (506) 22-05-90-00