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Apply for The World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program


The World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (RSMFP) matches aspiring development economics researchers from developing countries with World Bank research economists creating unique opportunities for the fellows to participate in rigorous policy-relevant research in the World Bank’s Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC). Fellows will be hosted at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. for 8 months (September to May each year) and work under the supervision of researchers in the World Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) and Development Research Group departments, engaging in high-quality and policy-relevant research projects.

Benefit - $45,000 Annually Eligibility - To be considered for the RSMFP World Bank Ph.D. Scholarships for Developing Countries, applicants must be: - Nationals of World Bank WBG member countries, with preference to nationals of developing countries; - Graduates of master’s level studies or currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics or a related field; - No more than 35 years of age (by June 30th of the year the fellowship starts); - Available to relocate to Washington, D.C. for the duration of the fellowship

Deadline 30 March 2022

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