World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2022

World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2022
World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2022

World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2022: The program is aimed towards young, brilliant African citizens who are pursuing or have just finished a Ph.D. in a field related to the work of the World Bank. Since its beginning, the fellowship program has been a great success, creating a solid pipeline of young African talent interested in working in international organizations, African governments, think tanks, and academia.

In order to get practical experience in WBG operations, the program provides chosen fellows a six-month assignment at WBG offices in Washington, D.C., or in country offices. This entails creating and disseminating information, creating national and international policies, and creating institutions to promote inclusive growth in underdeveloped nations. Fellows will focus on research, economic policy, technical assistance, and loan operations that support the World Bank’s mission of eradicating poverty and promoting shared prosperity while also gaining from research and innovation in a variety of industries.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA of World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2022

  • Be a recent Ph.D. graduate (within three years after receiving your degree) or be enrolled in your last year of study.
  • possess a strong grasp of spoken and written English.
  • possess good analytical and mathematical abilities.
  • be younger than 32 at the time the application period closes.

Benefits of World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2022

  • In order to get practical experience in WBG operations, the program provides chosen fellows a six-month assignment at WBG offices in Washington, D.C., or in country offices.
  • This entails creating and disseminating information, creating national and international policies, and creating institutions to promote inclusive growth in underdeveloped nations. Fellows will focus on research, economic policy, technical assistance, and loan operations that support the World Bank’s mission of eradicating poverty and promoting shared prosperity while also gaining from research and innovation in a variety of industries.

SELECTION PROCESS

Phase I: Depending on the specialism of the applications, a short list of individuals will be made available for employment by the various WBG units. The status of applications and whether or not applicants have been shortlisted will be communicated to applicants.

Phase II:

The different WBG units will be consulted before choosing the final list of fellows. All shortlisted candidates will be informed of their selection status after the selection process is complete. Following notification and approval, the chosen individuals will be employed as temporary consultants for a period of six months beginning in January 2023.

Fellows are qualified to earn consultant fees from their university or institution as well as round-trip economy plane airfare to Washington, D.C., or a WBG country office.

Deadline of World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2022

last date to apply for World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2022 is

August 25, 2022

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