Developing country PhD candidates: Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program

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The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (RSMFP) provides support to developing country nationals who are PhD candidates from developing countries and working in academic and research institutions in a developing country who seek 6-10 months of funding to conduct PhD research in a World Bank member country other than their home country or country of residence. RSMFP was established in 1982 with $2.8 million in funding from the World Bank and the governments of Bangladesh, China, India, Kuwait, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, and former Yugoslavia.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

Developing country nationals can learn about eligibility criteria and apply HERE

What are the RSMFP Benefits?

Learn about Fellowship Benefits HERE

What is the Selection Process?

Learn about the Selection Process HERE