World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program (Fully Funded)

World Bank Group Africa Fellowship ProgramThe World Bank Group (WBG) in the Africa regions is pleased to announce the invitation of applications for the World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program targeted at Sub-Saharan Africa nationals who are PhD students or recent PhD graduates. The successful candidates will receive consultation fees and round-trip air travel to Washington D.C. or a WBG country. Interested persons are urged to apply before the deadline.

Fellowship Description

The fully funded World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program offers selected fellows a six-month assignment at WBG offices in Washington D.C. or in country offices to gain hands-on experience in WBG operations. This includes knowledge generation and dissemination, design of global and country policies, and the building of institutions to achieve inclusive growth in developing countries.

While benefiting from research and innovation in multiple sectors, fellows will also work on research, economic policy, technical assistance, and lending operations that contribute to the World Bank’s goal of eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity.

See Also: World Bank Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP)

Program Benefits

The Fellows will receive consultation fees and round-trip economy class air travel to and from Washington D.C. or any WBG country office from their university or institution.

Level and Areas of Study

The program is for PhD students or recent PhD graduates in various disciplines.

Place of Study

The fellowship will take place at World Bank Group (WBG) Headquarters.

Check Also: ICUB Fellowship for Young Researchers in Romania

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a recent PhD graduate (within three years of completion) or be enrolled in the last year of the PhD program.
  • Have an excellent command of English, both written and verbal.
  • Possess strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Be under the age of 32 by the closing of the application period.

Application Procedure

Interested students who meet the eligibility requirements for the World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program should click here to apply.

Submission Deadline: August 25.

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