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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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    Posted Jul 28

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    Posted Jul 22

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  • Influence of the internet on children

    Posted Jul 14

    In the past twenty years, internet usage has increased rapidly amongst children. More than two-thirds of eight-year old’s go online every day, according to study by the nonprofit Joan Ganz Cooney Center. Because of this, I'd like to talk about the influence of the...

  • Secret financial solutions for students during the pandemic

    Posted Jul 9

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    Posted November 30, 2019

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    Posted November 1, 2016

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    Posted December 21, 2018

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    Posted February 19, 2019

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