Young economists seeking to have significance in the global economic scene can apply for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Economist Program. IMF Economist Program is an innovative program that aims at bringing young economists together to help curb global economic challenges.

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Successful candidates will benefit in the following ways;

•IMF’s will provide the comprehensive foundation needed for young economists to thrive.
•Lucky candidates will be able to boost their careers as economists as they will be working with professionals in the field.
•The program has a three-year duration, whereby all candidates will be assigned to various departments to work on pressing economic issues.

To be considered for this scholarship opportunity, candidates must meet the following criteria;

•Must be an indigene from one of the IMF member countries.
•Candidate must be recent PhD graduate who completed his/her PhD degree within one year of applying for the program.
•Must be less than 34 years old.

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Applications for the IMF Economist Program will commence in September, then close in January. Interested and eligible candidates are to apply using the IMF career site.

The application deadline for this program is January, annually. Shortlisted candidates will be noticed and interviewed between October and January.

For more information, visit the official website