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Graduate students

Graduate students are an integral part of the Center’s research community. The Center offers a number of opportunities for Stanford graduate students who want to take part in wide-ranging research on global development and poverty.

  • Graduate student fellowships on global poverty and development provide up to three quarters of fellowship support to qualified applicants pursuing research on topics related to global poverty and development.
  • Graduate student research funding at the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development supports faculty-supervised doctoral student research activities.
  • The Ronald McKinnon Memorial Fellowship funds outstanding graduate research in the areas of international economics, international finance, and economic development.
  • Stanford Seed internships offer hands-on work experience either on the Stanford campus or in a developing economy.
  • The Kakatiya Sandbox in Nizamabad, Telangana, India will offer students opportunities to work with NGOs in health, agriculture, water and sanitation, education, or building databases for four weeks during July or August 2018.
  • The Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM) aims at eradication of rural poverty by building sustainable institutions for the poor and leading them towards sustainable livelihoods.
  • Student-oriented events throughout the year foster community and collaboration.