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Call for Applications - World Bank PhD Research Grants

Feb. 11, 2015 |

Call for Applications to the World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowship.  

This grant will award up to US$25,000 for a 6-10 month period starting between July and December 2015 to travel to a host institution located in a World Bank member country to conduct development-related PhD research under the supervision of a research advisor. Upon completion of the program McNamara fellows return to their home country for work.

Additional Information:

Core Eligibility Criteria:

Home country is a World Bank member developing country.
Not a dual citizen of a developed country.
Currently enrolled in a PhD program in a member country of the World Bank.
Completed all coursework and exam requirements for your PhD.
Have a master’s degree.
Be 35 years or younger.
You meet one of the following conditions:
a) You are enrolled in a PhD program in your home country, and not currently employed.
b) You are enrolled in a PhD program in your home country or another World Bank member country and are working in an academic or research institution in your home country.

Application Process: Visit the World Bank Scholarships Program website now for the complete list of eligibility criteria and instructions on preparing your application:

The online application form will be available on our website between January 7 – February 11, 2015

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