World Bank PhD Research Grants available for developing country nationals

The 2015 Call for Applications to the World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowship is now open, and will close on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Visit their 'How to Apply' page for more information on preparing your application.

Every year the Program provides grants of up to $25,000 to PhD candidates from developing countries to conduct innovative, development-related, PhD research under the supervision of a research advisor at a host institution abroad. Fellows must commit to working in their home countries after completion of their PhD. Particularly interested in lecturers and researchers working in academic or research institutions in developing countries and currently enrolled in PhD programs.

This is a wonderful opportunity for the most promising researchers in developing countries to advance their doctoral research with the best advisors and host institutions in their field of study around the world.

The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program was established in 1982 to honor the former President of the World Bank, by contributions from the World Bank and the governments of Bangladesh, China, India, Kuwait, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, and former Yugoslavia.


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