CIDOC 2017 Conference in Tbilisi, Georgia

Posted on June 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 01 July 2017 Open to: professionals who are currently employed in a museum or a related institution Venue: 25-30 September, Tbilisi, Georgia

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CIDOC is pleased to announce that funding is available to support attendance at the CIDOC 2017 conference in Tbilisi, Georgia from 25th-30th September 2017.  Grants are awarded as a contribution towards travel costs, accommodation (6 nights) and registration fees. Costs incurred in the home country, including but not limited to surface travel, accommodation, and visas, will not be covered by the grant.

Georgia is a sovereign state in the Caucasus region of Europe. Located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the... Read More »

World Bank Scholarships Program

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing Open to: national of a World Bank member developing country Scholarship: tuition, a monthly living stipend, round trip airfare, health insurance and travel allowance

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JJWBGSP offers scholarships for over 200 Preferred Programs spanning a wide array of development topics and for 14 Partner Programs at universities in U.S., Africa and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.

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In order to apply, applicant must:

Be a national of a World Bank member developing country; Not hold dual citizenship of a developed country; Be in good health; Hold a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date; Have 3 years or more of recent development-related experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree; Be accepted unconditionally... Read More »

Internship with The World Bank

Posted on December 12th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: candidates possessing undergraduate degree and pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD Remuneration: an hourly salary to all interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses

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The World Bank offers internships to young people interested to learn more about the economic and social issues that affect people’s lives around the world. The programme offers opportunities for study and work that provide hands-on experience.

The Bank Internship Programme offers graduate students an opportunity to improve their skills as well as the experience of working in an international environment.

Eligibility Possess an undergraduate degree; Enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD with plans to return to school in a full-time capacity); Generally, successful... Read More »

World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowship

Posted on December 7th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 14 December 2016 Open to: PhD candidates from developing country Scholarship: provides up to 25,000 USD for developing country nationals to conduct development related PhD research

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The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (RSMFP) provides support to developing country nationals who are PhD candidates from developing countries and working in academic and research institutions in a developing country who seek 6-10 months of funding to conduct PhD research in a World Bank member country other than their home country or country of residence. RSMFP was established in 1982 with 2.8 million USD in funding from the World Bank and the governments of Bangladesh, China, India, Kuwait, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, and former Yugoslavia. The aim of the bank is to reach the best and brightest researchers... Read More »

World Bank Online Course on Financing for Development

Posted on October 15th, 2015 in Archive3 Responses »

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Open to: everybody interested in the topic of financing for development Venue: online/ Coursera platform

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Participants will hear from prominent government and international organization officials and leaders from the private sector who have considerable first-hand experience in preparing and implementing development plans at the international and country level, and in forging public-private collaborations in development projects. They will hear directly about challenges and successes in mobilizing billions to generate the trillions and taking actions needed to meet the evolving global development agenda. The course includes video presentations, core reading materials and links to further videos, additional readings and, for those with the time and inclination to delve more deeply into the topic, quizzes, discussion boards, two Google... Read More »

Apply for World Bank Youth Summit Competition

Posted on September 10th, 2015 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 3 October 2015 Open to: the competition is open to individuals and teams of up to 5 people. Participants must be between the ages of 18 to 35 Prize: prizes for the winning teams will be announced closer to the competition date, accommodation and traveling all fully covered

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The World Bank Group Youth Summit 2015 invites young people from around the world to use their knowledge and creativity to crowd-source solutions for climate change that contribute to growth and development in developing and emerging countries. The Youth Summit will be held on 16-17 November 2015 in IFC Auditorium, Washington, DC.

Under the motto “If Not Us Then Who: Crowd-Sourcing Solutions for Climate Change”, the event will gather exceptional future leaders... Read More »

Apply for the World Bank Young Professionals Program

Posted on June 23rd, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July, 2015 Open to: young professionals with at least 3 years of relevant professional experience Remuneration: a 5-year term contract, spending 24 months in a structured development program, plus a variety of benefits and opportunities.

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The World Bank’s Young Professionals Program offers an exciting career opportunity for young persons and the prospect to grow as leaders in the technical and management areas of the World Bank Group.

It is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to the WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, public health, social sciences, engineering, urban planning, agriculture, natural resources and others; as well as to WBG corporate areas such as communications, information technology, human resources and corporate finance. To be... Read More »

World Bank’s Young Professionals Program

Posted on May 8th, 2014 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 30 June 2014 Open to: young professionals in the fields of Economics, Finance, Education, Public health, Social Sciences, Engineering, Urban Planning, and Natural Resource Management Remuneration: competitive salary based on education and professional experience

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For more than 50 years, the World Bank’s Young Professionals Program has been the preeminent program preparing global development leaders.

Young Professionals will be in a two-year program with a “stretch/learning assignment” built in, where they will gain valuable on-the-job experience. They are a member of a team, where they are expected to make significant contributions towards the unit’s work program while they gain a broad overview of the World Bank’s policies and work.

During their assignment, Young Professionals join their colleagues on field assignments... Read More »

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

Posted on March 5th, 2014 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 March 2014 Open to: nationals of developing countries, holding Bachelor degree, who are currently employed Scholarship: round-ticket, tuition, monthly subsistence allowance

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The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is quite unique among the hundreds of multilateral, bilateral and NGO funded scholarship programs offered to international students. Unlike most other well- known programs it does not focus on a specific region, group, hosting institution or country, or field of study. Except for a small funding window for Japanese citizens, the only major restrictions are: scholars from developing countries pursue abroad graduate studies in one of the partner or preferred university graduate programs, and upon graduation scholars return home to contribute to the development of their country.

There are two ways citizens of developing countries... Read More »

People’s Trust for Endangered Species: Worldwide Grants

Posted on January 27th, 2014 in Archive2 Responses »

Deadline: 12 February 2014 (for small grants); 14 February 2014 (for continuation grants) Open to: scientific researchers and conservationists working and established in either the UK, UK overseas territories or any country not classified by the World Bank as high-income Grants: between £2,000 and £25,000

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People’s Trust for Endangered Species is dedicated to funding scientific research into the conservation of endangered species and their habitats, and do so through three grant schemes. The organization supports projects all over the world, through the  worldwide grants, and last year funded a range of projects including cheetah conservation in South Africa and tracking Hawksbill turtles in the Turks and Caicos islands.

In a constantly changing world where wildlife is under threat, many species are declining at an... Read More »