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World Bank Group| WBG Africa Fellowship program 2022

Key details
  • Host: WBG
  • Open to: Africans
  • Target: Graduates
  • Deadline: 23rd August 2021

Applications for the 2022 WBG Africa Fellowship Program are ongoing.

About the WBG Africa Fellowship Program
WBG Africa Fellowship Program 2022

The WBG Africa fellows program is aimed towards brilliant and young Africans who are pursuing or have recently finished a Ph.D. in a field related to the World Bank’s work. To get hands-on experience, selected fellows will be sent to World Bank Group (WBG) offices in Washington, D.C., or country offices for a six-month term.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be selected for the WBG Africa Fellowship Program 2022:

Also read: World Bank JPA program 2021

  • Applicants must be a recent PhD graduate (within three years of completion) or be enrolled in the last year of the PhD program.
  • Applicants must possess an excellent command of English, both written and verbal.
  • Applicants must be in possession of strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Applicants must be under the age of 32 by the closing of the application period.
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong academic and leadership potentials as evident in their academic credentials.
  • Selected candidates will be notified and upon acceptance, will be hired as short-term consultants for six months starting January 2021. 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.
Benefit

Successful Fellows are eligible to receive consultant fees and round-trip economy class air travel to Washington, D.C., or a WBG country office from their university or institution.  

Also read: University of Sussex Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Postgraduate Conversion Scholarship

Application Procedure

Interested applicants who wish to apply for the WBG Africa Fellowship can click the button below:

For more information visit the official website of WBG Africa Fellowship

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