The Overseas Development Institute offers Postgraduate Fellowship Scheme for the Students of Developing Countries in the field of Economics in Africa 2013/15
Study Subject(s): Innovation Economics and related subject.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate degree level.
Department for International Development (DFID) in the UK, AusAID and
the World Bank Trust Fund, AusAID,the Commonwealth and governments of
the Scheme’s member countries and their trust funds.
Scholarship can be taken at: Africa
-Degree in economics or a related field -Postgraduate degree
qualification -Ability to commit to a two-year assignment -demonstrable
interest in development – relevant work or voluntary experience
-language competence for some posts (especially French, Portuguese or
Swahili) – strong IT skills.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing Countries’ students can apply for this scholarship.
The Fellowship Scheme has two specific goals: To provide governments of
developing countries with high caliber junior professional economists
where gaps in local expertise exist. To provide recent postgraduate
economists with practical work experience in a developing country.
Duration of award(s): Fellowship is offered for two years.
What does it cover? Total emoluments, including local supplementation at present amount to around £21,000 p.a.
Notification: Students will be notified by late January 2013- Short-listed applicants invited to attend selection board.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till 17 December 2012.
Further Scholarship Information and Application