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Apply for the J-PAL MENA Scholars Fellowship(Fully-funded)

Apply for the J-PAL MENA Scholars Fellowship(Fully-funded)

Are you a researcher in the MENA region passionate about driving change through impactful policies and programs? Here’s your chance to join the prestigious J-PAL MENA Scholars Fellowship!

What is the J-PAL MENA Scholars Fellowship?

It’s a two-year program designed to empower MENA-based researchers to conduct randomized evaluations focused on poverty reduction and social development. Through this fellowship, you’ll receive mentorship, training, and networking opportunities to enhance your skills and make a real difference in your community.

Program Highlights:

  • Work on randomized evaluations alongside J-PAL affiliates and partners.
  • Receive mentoring from experienced professionals.
  • Build a strong network of scholars and experts.
  • Complete MIT MicroMasters online courses to enhance your skills.
  • Participate in training sessions tailored to the MENA region.
  • Gain media coverage for your research.
  • Present your work at policy events.
  • Design your own randomized evaluation project.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Specialization in Economics or relevant disciplines.
  • Proficiency in Arabic and English.
  • Strong quantitative skills (Stata or R recommended).
  • Interest in impact evaluation and poverty alleviation in the MENA region.
  • Ability to work in a team and contribute to research projects.
  • Commitment to actively participate in fellowship activities.

How to Apply:

Complete the application form, including a Resume and a Cover Letter explaining your motivation for applying. The deadline is April 30, 2024, at 11:59 pm EEST (GMT+2).

Shortlisted candidates will undergo a screening process followed by an interview with the J-PAL affiliates selection committee.

For more information, contact MENAScholars@povertyactionlab.org.

Join us in making a difference in the MENA region through impactful research! Apply now and embark on a journey of growth and impact.