Applicant’s Name: ____________________________________________________________
Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program
The World Bank, 1818 H Street, N.W. MSN J4-402
Washington D.C., 20433, U.S.A.
LETTER OF REFERENCE (Professional or Academic)
Referee’s Name: _______________________________________________
Telephone: ____________________________ Fax ____________________________________
1. How long have you known the applicant? _________________________________________
2. In what capacity? _____________________________________________________________
To the Referee: Your assessment of the above-named applicant is an important part of the
fellowship program’s review process. The questions posed below represent the kind of information
which the reviewers find useful, but you are welcome to give us your views in whatever format you
find most suitable.
The letter of recommendation is confidential. Please return the completed form/letter to the
applicant in a sealed envelope with your signature across the flap. If you prefer to mail the
recommendation letter to us separately, please note that the deadline for receipt of recommendation
letters is July 31, 2012.
Applications must reach the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Office at the following address, no later than
July 31, 2012, to be considered for the 2012 Cycle.
Faxed applications are not accepted.
Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program, The World Bank
1818 H Street, N.W, MSN J4-402, Washington, D.C. 20433, USA