For the 2023 academic year, the World Bank will be offering the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships.

For the 2023 academic year, the World Bank will be offering the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships.
For the 2023 academic year, the World Bank will be offering the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships.

A Bank for the World Economy Awardee of the 2023 Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program Are you an up-and-coming economist studying development in a developing nation? If you’re interested in contributing to rigorous policy-relevant research with the World Bank, then you should apply for one of the McNamara Fellowships 2023.

During their fellowship, students will be exposed to the latest methods in the field, hone their econometric prowess, and build relationships with prominent experts in the field outside of their institution. With the chance to take part in rigorous policy-relevant research, they can broaden their horizons and consider new perspectives on potential development questions. Those who meet the requirements should seize the chance to expand their research portfolios.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): World Bank Group

Host Institution(s): World Bank, Washington D.C.

Fellowship Benefits: $44,880

Subject Eligibility: Development Economics

Nationality: World Bank member countries

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The World Bank is accepting applications for the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships for 2023.

Individuals must meet the following requirements to participate in the World Bank’s Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program:

  • Candidates should be early-career researchers in the field of development economics from member countries of the World Bank, with a focus on those from developing countries.
  • You need a Master’s degree or a Ph.D. program in Economics or a closely related field to apply for this position.
  • Successful candidates will have a strong command of the English language and will be no more than 35 years old at the time the fellowship begins.
  • Fellowship candidates should have a demonstrated interest in international development research, exceptional academic credentials, and a willingness to relocate to Washington, DC for the first four months of the fellowship.

Formats for Making an Application.

Applying is easy: just fill out the online form for the World Bank’s Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program and upload any relevant documents.

In terms of paperwork, you must have:

  • Your resume, in portable document format (PDF).
  • A PDF-formatted statement of research interests or a statement of purpose, no longer than 500 words.
  • References can be reached at the following addresses.
  • Language usage example: English (optional).
  • A Piece of Code (optional).

The deadline to submit applications is April 3, 2023.


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