The World Bank Robert S. McNamara (RSM) Fellowships Program (RSMFP)

The World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program

Call for Applications from PhD candidates Application Deadline: May 2, 2019

The Award: Up to US$25,000 to travel abroad to conduct PhD research under the supervision of a host research advisor at a university or research institution located in a World Bank member country for a 6 to 10-month period starting between September and December 2019.

Applicants must meet the following core Eligibility Criteria:

• Be a citizen of a World Bank member developing country
• Be 35 years of age or younger
• Be enrolled in a PhD program on a development topic in a member developing country of the World Bank
• Have completed all coursework and exam requirements for attaining a PhD

Application Process:

Visit the RSMFP page of for the complete list of eligibility and selection criteria, eligible fields of development, and the application process. The call for applications will be opened during March 28 – May 2, 2019. During that time, the application and the opportunity to email questions will be available.