World Bank Robert S MCNamara Fellowships Program (RSMFP)

  • Apply Before : April 25, 2019

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 5591
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

If you are a national of World Bank member developing country willing to participate a great program offered by World Bank, do not wait unless you miss it.

Apply Now to Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (RSMFP) that is offering a 6 to 10 month programs funding up to USD $25,000 for your PhD research. Selected applicants can do their research in a World Bank member developing country.

Details of this fellowship program:

Application period: March 28- April 25, 2019


  • 6-10 months funding up to US$25,000 to travel abroad for a research.

Partner country and Organizations:

  • World Bank
  • Government Bangladesh
  • Government of China,
  • India
  • Kuwait
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • And Former Yugoslavia

Who can apply?

The applicant should meet the following requirements:

  • Be citizen and currently resident of a developing country that is a World Bank Member.
  • Not have dual citizenship of a developed country
  • Have the maximum age of 35 years
  • Currently enrolled in a Doctoral degree in a World Bank member developing country
  • Completed all coursework and exam to attain a PhD
  • Have a doctoral thesis centered on a field of development
  • Not be a staff or family member of World Bank Staff.

How to apply?

Eligible candidates should identify a university supervisor to sponsor your fellowship and follow the steps below:

  • Prepare your documents
  • Read the complete eligible and guideline that will be available here at the time of application period.
  • Apply online

Required documents;

  • Application form
  • Recommendation forms submitted by host university advisor and PhD thesis supervisor
  • Proof employment (if you are employed)
  • Certificate or diploma of highest degree
  • Official statement of your university for your PhD status


For more details please visit the World Bank Group website

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