World Bank Robert S. McNamara Scholarships 2017 for International Students in Any Country
World Bank Robert S. McNamara Scholarships 2017 for International Students in Any Country

PhD Research Scholarships 

Partial Funded Scholarships for International Students

2017 / 2018 Scholarships in Any Country

World Bank Robert S. McNamara Scholarships 2017

World Bank Robert S. McNamara is offering scholarships for international students all over the world. These scholarships are offered for those applicants who want to pursue their PhD Research study program in the different universities of the world in different countries.

Field of Study / Subjects

Applicants can choose fields that should be related to development, in fields such as:

  • Economics
  • Health
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Other development-related subject

Other latest International Scholarships are also offered for different degrees and subjects all over the World.

Number of Scholarships

Many numbers of awards are offered under World Bank Robert S. McNamara scholarships program annually.

Duration of Scholarship

The duration is 6 to 10 months for PhD research program

Scholarship Description / Details

World Bank scholarships provide many grants, these grants are:

  • Covering the costs of research program
  • Tuition
  • Living allowance
  • Basic medical
  • Accident insurance
  • Travel
  • Allowance for the cost of research
  • Books
  • Research materials
  • Software
  • Local field trips (for data collection)
  • Research expenses
  • Fees for host institution seminars/conferences
  • Printing and other expenses
  • The maximum amount of the award is US$25,000

Eligibility Criteria

In to be considered for this scholarship, applicants must be:

  • Applicant’s home country is aWorld Bank member developing country
  • Applicants have not a dual citizen of a developed country
  • Currently enrolled in a PhD program in a World Bank member country
  • Applicants will have completed all coursework and exam requirements for your PhD at the time of application
  • Must have a master’s degree
  • 35 years or younger
  • Applicants enrolled in a PhD program in home country or another World Bank member country and are working
  • Enrolle in an academic or research institution in home country
  • Applicants accepted as a visiting scholar for six to ten months
  • Research proposal is endorsed by PhD thesis supervisor and host institution

Scholarships Bond

Commit to returning to your home country to complete PhD and work after completion of research.

  • Required two reports:
  • A mid-term report during the award period
  • A final report containing the results of the McNamara sponsored research

How to Apply / Download Scholarship Form / Documents Required

To apply for this scholarship:

  • Apply through online application
  • Attach all documents:
  • Academics Transcripts
  • Complete CV
  • Employment Certificate (If applicant a worker)
  • Other required documents

Contact us:

  • The World Bank
    1818 H Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20433
    Phone: (202) 473-1000
    Fax: (202) 477-6391

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 2nd November (annual)

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