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WMU Sasakawa
Fellowship Program

Since 1987, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (Ocean Policy Research Institute) and marine-affairs-associated groups led by The Nippon Foundation have been offering scholarship funds in order to help students worldwide obtain an MSc in Maritime Affairs at World Maritime University (WMU). There are more than 700 fellowship recipients as of September 2021. After graduating from WMU, the Fellows assume important posts in their own governments and educational institutions, determinedly embracing their roles as leaders in maritime affairs.


Selection Process
Guidelines When Completing The Motivational Statement
The Selection Criteria
How To Apply For WMU Sasakawa Fellowship
History of Sasakawa Fellowship Program
Fellows' Works & Outstanding Activities
Fellows' Gathering
Ceremonial Occasions
Contributions From Experts
Gathering Orientation
Japan Field Study Trip
Award Ceremony
WMU Graduation
Fellows' Activity
Message from Chairman Yohei Sasakawa
Sasakawa Peace Foundation
We issue "Friends of WMU, Japan Newsletter" quarterly.

Recent Updates

  • Newsletter #83 (June 2023)
    Newsletter #83 (June 2023)

    Holding of the "Arctic Circle Japan Forum"
    In-Water Cleaning of Ship Hulls
    Approaching Industry 5.0
    8th Our Ocean Conference in Panama

  • Newsletter #82 (March 2023)
    Newsletter #82 (March 2023)

    Class of 2022 WMU Sasakawa Fellow Awards Ceremony
    SPF Delegates' Visit to Bangladesh
    Indonesia-Japan, Vietnam-Japan Business Matching Forum
    Overview of the EEXI Regulation and the CII Rating Scheme