The RSMFP program by the World Bank matches aspiring development economics researchers from developing countries with World Bank research economists. The program creates opportunities for fellows to participate in policy-relevant research at the World Bank's Development Economics Vice Presidency in Washington, D.C. Fellows will work with researchers in the Development Impact Evaluation and Development Research Group departments, engaging in high-quality research projects. They will learn research standards, acquire new skills, and network with leading researchers in their field. The program offers a chance to participate in rigorous policy-relevant research and broaden their perspective on development questions. Applications for the 2023 cohort are open until April 3, 2023, and only references of shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program 2023, The World Bank, USA. is available to undertake Fellowship level programs at The World Bank.
Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.
The RSMFP offers a competitive compensation, totaling $44,888 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.
This fellowship is open to nationals of World Bank WBG member countries.
To be considered for the RSMFP, applicants must be:
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