Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies in Economics [USA]

Applications are now being accepted for the Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies in Economics.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies in Economics. This is a scholarship awarded by the International Monetary Fund to Japanese nationals currently pursuing or intending to pursue a PhD in Macroeconomics or a related subject at a leading university outside of Japan.

Award:
The scholarship covers all reasonable expenses for two years of graduate study in macroeconomics or a related subject, including one round trip airfare, full university tuition and fees, medical insurance, books and living expenses. The scholarship has an internship component at the IMF during the summer after the third year of studies.

Procedure for Applying:
Students generally apply for the Japan-IMF Scholarship either the year before beginning their graduate studies in economics or in their first year of graduate school.

For more information and to download an application, please go to this page.

The application deadline is December 31, 2008.

Please contact japanimfscholarship[ at ]iie.org with any questions.