- by SmartAgri
- Nov. 30, 2020
Deadline: 23 August 2020.
The Africa Region of the World Bank Group (WBG) announces the opening of the application for the 2021 WBG-Africa Fellowship Program for PhD. candidates and recent Ph.D. graduates who are Sub-Saharan Africa nationals.
I. ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP
The World Bank Group (WBG) Africa Fellowship Program targets young, talented African nationals who are completing, or have recently completed their Ph.D. in an area relevant to the World Bank’s work.
The fellowship program has been very successful since its inception, building a strong pipeline of young African talent interested in a career in development, international institutions, African governments, think tanks, and academia.
Through the fellowship, we aim to build the capacity of the next generation of African change makers in development research, policymaking and promote the goals of reducing poverty in the region.
The WBG Africa Fellows contribute to the work program of their respective units and to the World Bank’s mission. In the process, they:
III. SELECTION PROCESS
The selection process consists of two phases:
Fellows are eligible to receive consultant fees, round-trip economy class air travel to Washington, D.C. or a WBG country office from their university or institution, and worker's compensation insurance.
For more information, please visit the official webpage of the WBG Africa Fellowship Program 2021