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Margaret McNamara Educational Grants Offers Scholarships for Women from Developing Countries to Study in US & Canada

  • The Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) provides grants to women from developing countries to help further their education and strengthen their leadership skills to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries. About $15,000 Education grants are awarded to women from developing and middle-income countries who, upon obtainment of their degree, intend to return to or remain in their countries, or other developing countries, and work to improve the lives of women and/or children.

    Who is qualified to apply? 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 enrolled 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;
    • etc.

    Deadline: January 15, 2020

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