The Asia Leaders Programme, a Dual Campus Master of Arts Programme, is a shared initiative of The Nippon Foundation, the UN Mandated University for Peace (UPEACE), and Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU). The objective of the programme is to train young Asian professionals to become peace-building practitioners, ready to take up leading positions in their organizations.
The programme offers specialised language training for candidates with intermediate and advanced levels of English proficiency and includes MA Coursework in an area related to peace building (11 specialisations available!), MA Coursework with an Asian perspective and the design and implementation of an 8-week intensive field project.
Thirty admitted applicants will be granted a full scholarship. This includes: all tuition fees, the language-training module, academic materials, air travel, living expenses and basic insurance during the period of studies.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
Applications are accepted from Asian applicants, with preference given to those who:
- Have at least 2 years work-experience in a relevant field;
- Have Bachelor’s degree from a reputable institution;
- Demonstrate a compelling desire to work on issues related to peace and conflict;
- Demonstrate a commitment to learning in an international and multi-cultural environment.
- Are from countries where English is not widely spoken, particularly Japan, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines.
Full Information can be obtained here.