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ODI Fellowship Program 2023


Established in 1963, the ODI fellowship scheme matches early career economists with government placements around the world.

Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Fellowship Scheme (up to £21,000) Advertisement

  • Position(s): Several
  • Applications closing Date: April 27, 2023
  • Vacancy Type: Permanent/Temporary.
  • Company Name: Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

The ODI fellowship scheme gives early-career economists and statisticians the chance to work as public sector civil servants on two-year contracts in low- and middle-income countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Pacific and the Western Balkans. ODI Fellows are typically employed as local civil servants reporting to local managers. Fellows work in a range of institutions from finance and planning ministries to ministries of health and education, as well as central banks, statistics offices, and regulatory bodies.


  • Fellows receive a total package equivalent to £21,000 a year (increasing to £23,000 in the second year) plus a housing allowance.


  • Open to candidates of all nationalities who have a master’s degree or PhD in economics, statistics or a related field.
  • Suitable specialised qualifications at postgraduate level include but aren’t limited to agricultural economics, environmental economics, international economics, health economics, development economics, and econometrics and statistics.
  • For those studying for a postgraduate degree at the time of application, the award of a fellowship is conditional upon the successful completion of the postgraduate degree.

How to Apply

Note that the application process will close on April 27, 2023, and applications must be submitted by 23:59 (GMT) to be considered. Ensure that you complete your application form within seven days of registering. If you are experiencing problems with your application, please contact the Fellowship Scheme office on fellows@odi.org

→ Click here to apply.

For more information, visit ODI Fellowship.


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