AERC-World Bank African Women Fellows – 2013 Call for Active PhD Candidates in Africa

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AERC-World Bank offers Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program for candidates currently enrolled in a PhD program that is located outside their home country and in a member country of the World Bank. The students of developing countries can apply for these fellowships. Up to US$25,000 for a 5-10 month period between December 2013 and November 2014 for travel and conduct PhD studies / research are awarded. The application deadline is July 31, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Currently enrolled in a PhD program that is located outside their home country and in a member country of the World Bank.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for 5-10 month period for travel and conduct PhD studies / research at the Office of the Chief Economist of the Africa Region at the World Bank
Scholarship Provider: African Economic Research Consortium-World Bank
Scholarship can be taken at: Africa

Eligibility: 45 years old or under
-Home country is a developing country
-Currently enrolled in a PhD program that is located outside their home country and in a member country of the World Bank.
-Professional ties to academic or research institutions located in their home country, indicating intent /commitment to return home after attaining PhD
-Have a master’s degree

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of developing countries (Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep., Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, African Economic Research ConsortiumMalawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte D’Ivoire, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep., Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Rep., Honduras, Philippines, Zambia, Angola, Ecuador, Palau, Algeria, Gabon, Panama, American Samoa, Grenada, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Iran, Islamic Rep., Romania, Argentina, Jamaica, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Suriname, Chile, Macedonia, FYR, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay) can apply for these fellowships. (Currently enrolled in a PhD program that is located outside their home country and in a member country of the World Bank).

Scholarship Description:  Up to US$25, 000 for a 5-10 month period between December 2013 and November 2014 for travel and conduct PhD studies / research at the Office of the Chief Economist of the Africa Region at the World Bank. The research proposal must be endorsed by her/his PhD thesis advisorThe Fellows will be assigned a mentor with common interests, and adequate office space and equipment to undertake their research. Each Fellow will be expected to give a seminar during the course of her stay. The output of the Fellow will be reviewed by two senior staff at the Bank, and recommendations made to help with its publication. Upon completion of the program McNamara fellows return to their home country to work.

Number of award (s): Up to 2 awards are offered.

Duration of award (s): Fellowships are offered for a 5-10 month period between December 2013 and November 2014.

What does it cover? Up to US$25, 000 for a 5-10 month period between December 2013 and November 2014 for travel and conduct PhD studies / research at the Office of the Chief Economist of the Africa Region at the World Bank.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Up to 2 awards will be announced in November 2013.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post and electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 31, 2013.

Note: Students currently enrolled in a PhD program that is located outside their home country and in a member country of the World Bank.

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