2019 Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund for Women from Developing Countries.

Application Deadline: September 14, 2019.

Education grants are awarded to women from developing and middle-income countries who, upon obtainment of their degree, intend to work in, or with, a developing country to improve the lives of women and/or children.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline (see specific regional program application below);
  • Be a national of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List (except for the Trinity Washington University program);
  • Be enrolled (not just accepted) at an accredited academic institution when submitting application; and plan to be enrolled for a full academic term after award of the grant by the Board;
  • Not be related to a World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund or Inter-American Development Bank staff member or spouse;

south AFRICA

Applications for Africa program are accepted from May 15, 2019 to September 14, 2019. Queries may be addressed to [email protected] during this period. Decisions will be announced in December, 2019.

In addition to the above criteria, an applicant must: 

  • already be enrolled part time (minimum of 2 courses per semester or term) or full time at one of the universities listed below:
    • University of the Witwatersrand
    • University of Cape Town
    • University of Stellenbosch
    • University of Pretoria
    • University of the Free State
  • be enrolled for at least one more academic term (the term between January to July 2020)
  • Applicants applying from eligible countries other than South Africa must hold a study permit for South Africa.

Estimated expenses should be calculated and expressed in Rand

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2019 Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

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