The Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP) is a two-year program intended to help Japanese nationals obtaining Ph.D. degrees in macroeconomics and preparing them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The scholarship is funded by the government of Japan and administered by the IMF Institute with assistance from the Institute of International Education (IIE).
To be eligible for the Japan-IMF Scholarship Program (JISP) you must be: -A Japanese citizen.
– Able to obtain a Ph.D. by age 34.
– Studying at, or applying to, a Ph.D. program in macroeconomics at a university outside of Japan. Only universities with a strong doctoral program in macroeconomics are eligible.
– Entering the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of the Ph.D. program.