Impacts of Scholarships for Vocational Training in Namibia: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial (Issue Brief)

Impacts of Scholarships for Vocational Training in Namibia: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial (Issue Brief)

Published: Feb 28, 2017
Publisher: Washington, DC: Mathematica Policy Research, Center for International Policy Research and Evaluation
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Namibia: Vocational and Skills Training

Time frame: 2013-2016

Prepared for:

Millennium Challenge Corporation

Authors

Arif Mamun

Malik Khan Mubeen

Between 2009 and 2014, the Millennium Challenge Corporation funded the Vocational Training Grant Fund (VTGF), a program that provided scholarships to disadvantaged Namibians attend vocational training programs in high-priority skill areas. Mathematica Policy Research recently completed a rigorous evaluation of the impact of these scholarships on training applicants’ training, employment, and earnings-related outcomes. This issue brief summarizes the key findings from this evaluation.

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