Magraret McNamara Education Grants

Applications are open for Magraret McNamara Education Grants (formerly known as MMMF) that will reward exceptional women from developing countries, that are enrolled as full-time students for the following academic term in accredited universities in the United States and Canada, have demonstrated financial need and are committed to working for the well-being of women and children.

MMEG’s mission is to assist women from developing countries who are pursuing their education with the aim of improving the lives of women and children in their countries.


  • Be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline;
  • Be a national of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List, given on the website
  • 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;
  • In addition to the above criteria, an applicant must:
    • Already be enrolled as a full time student, with relevant student visa in national passport, and plan to continue studying full time in the following academic year;
    • Not hold US citizenship or permanent residency (green card) or Canadian citizenship or Canadian landed immigrant status

DEADLINE: January 17 2018

To apply and for more information visit here

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