Scholarship for a Fellowship with the World Bank Group's Integrity Vice-Presidency

Overview

The ANU Law School, in conjunction with the World Bank Group's Integrity Vice-Presidency (INT), has developed a scholarship program to support a current student of the ANU Law School Bachelor of Laws (LLB), or Juris Doctor (JD) programs, to spend two months undertaking a Fellowship with INT's Special Litigation Unit. The scholarship will go towards covering expenses while the student works as a Fellow with the Special Litigation Unit at the World Bank's headquarters in Washington DC .

Field of study

Law

Eligibility

To be eligible a student needs to be enrolled in a program of study leading to the award of either the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) or the Juris Doctor degree and who will have completed at least 90 units of LAWS coded courses at the time of taking up the scholarship. Students must be a national of one of the World Bank Group member countries. Applicants should also have a strong academic record and demonstrated capacity to successfully undertake a fellowship with an international organisation

Benefits

An opportunity to work under the guidance and supervision of the Head of the Special Litigation Unit at the World Bank's headquarters in Washington, DC. Gain experience in drafting Statements of Accusations & Evidence; reviewing investigative reports for evidentiary support and adherence to the World Bank's legal framework; assisting Special Litigation Unit lawyers in addressing specific legal issues and partnering with investigative teams on specific cases.

How to apply

Complete the application form and submit with required supporting documentation.

Further information

The Scholarship is for two to three months. Start and finish dates are flexible, but the program must be completed between December and February.

There will be an information session about the World Bank Scholarship on Tuesday, 27 April at 9am in the Phillipa Weeks Staff Library. Matthew Harvey, Special Litigation Unit at the World Bank Group's Integrity Vice-Presidency and Rebecca Lucas, the 2017 scholarship recipient will speak at the information session and answer your questions about the World Bank Scholarship.