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Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program

Categories are  Fellowship  tagged  PHD Degree /  Econometrics Development /  Research
Scholarship deadline

April 30

Amount

$42,750

Awards Offered

Varies

Renewable

No

Is this a No Essay scholarship?

No

DESCRIPTION

The World BankRobert 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.

The RSMFP offers a competitive compensation, totaling $42,750 net of income taxes per fellow for an 8-month fellowship (paid in monthly installments). Since the fellows will be hosted at the World Bank in Washington D.C., the World Bank’s HR Operations unit will assist the selected candidates with their ap­plication for G4 visa.

Note: The fellowship does not cover travel expenses.

No 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.

Applications for the fellowship are open annually between March and April for cohorts starting in September of the same year. The statement of research interests should describe research interests and indicate the research programs of interest within DEC. Fellowships will be awarded based on application materials and demonstrated skills in required software. Cohort formation will seek to achieve geographical and gender representation.

Education Level

High School

GPA

No Information Available

Application Start Date

No Information Available

Eligibility Criteria

US citizen

REQUIREMENTS

Resume

Statement of research interests

Letter of recommendation

Writing sample in English (optional)

Code samples (optional)

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Program

Master/Graduate, Phd

Specialization

Economics

Field of Study

Social Sciences and Studies

OTHER INFORMATION

Gender

Male/Female

Scholarship Frequency

Monthly

Ethnicity

Other

State

Not Applicable

Outside State Residents eligible

No

International Students eligible

No

Online Master Programs eligible

No

Credibility

Medium