The World Bank has opened its application for the Robert S. McNamara fellowships program for 2023-2024. The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships is calling all the aspiring students from developing countries who are development economist researchers to work with the World Bank research economists. It is a great opportunity for the researchers as they will work on rigorous policy-relevant research in the World Bank’s Development Economics vice presidency (DEC). It is an opportunity to learn research standards, gain economic skills and build a network with professional leaders.
This international fellowship program will allow the fellows to get hands-on professional experience from field experts. They will also get one week of technical onboarding at the program’s start about the procedures and practices of research, and fellows will also get to write a blog on the research done during the fellowship.
The fellowship in the USA will comprise of 8-months from September to May each year and will be hosted in Washington, D.C. The fellows will get the opportunity to work with DEC researchers and researchers from top universities, under the supervision of which they’ll get to learn the current research standards, trending econometric skills and a network of leading researchers in the field.
Here are the details of the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships
Deadline is April 3, 2023