ODI (The Overseas Development Institute) offers Postgraduate Fellowship Scheme for the Students of Developing Countries in the field of Economics in Africa 2013/15. Full details:
Level: Postgraduate Degree
Field(s): Innovation Economics and related subject
Deadline:17 December 2012.
Beneficiaries(Target Group): Fellowship is open for Developing Countries’ students.
Funded by: 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.
‣ 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.
‣ The The Overseas Development Institute Postgraduate 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. And or Giving postgraduate economists an opportunity to work in the public sectors of developing countries.
To qualify for ODI Postgraduate Fellowship Scheme for Developing countries , candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
‣ 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.
‣ Students will be notified by late January 2013- Short-listed applicants invited to attend selection board.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Apply online.
‣ The next deadline for applications is 17 December 2012.
‣ It is important to read the application procedure and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the official website
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