The Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) program awards grants to women from developing countries in order to help them further their education and strengthen their leadership skills in order to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries.
Education grants of approximately $15,000 are awarded to women from developing and middle-income countries who intend to return to or remain in their home countries or other developing countries after completing their degree and working to improve the lives of women and/or children.
Application deadline: January 15, 2023
Every year? Yes
Scholarship Number: Unspecified
The award is worth approximately $15,000 per scholarship recipient.
Eligible African Countries for Study in USA & Canada: Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) Scholarships 2023:
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep., Chad, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt , Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Other Countries for Study in USA & Canada: Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) Scholarships 2023:
Afghanistan, Ecuador , Macedonia, FYR of , Albania, Arab Rep., Serbia, El Salvador, Seychelles, Malaysia, Antigua and Barbuda, Eritrea, Maldives, Solomon Islands, Argentina, Armenia, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Azerbaijan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh , St. Kitts and Nevis, Belarus, Georgia, Mexico, St. Lucia, Belize, Micronesia, Fed. Sts , St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Grenada, Bhutan, Guatemala, Moldova, Suriname, Bolivia, Mongolia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Syrian Arab Rep., Guyana, Tajikistan, Brazil, Haiti, Bulgaria, Honduras, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Nepal, Cambodia, Iran, Islamic Rep. of, Nicaragua,Tonga, Iraq, Trinidad and Tobago, Cape Verde, Jamaica, Jordan, Pakistan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Palau, Turkmenistan, Chile, China, Kiribatii, Panama, Colombia, Korea, Republic of, Papua New Guinea, Ukraine, Comoros, Kosovo, Paraguay, Uruguay, Kyrgyz Rep, Peru, Uzbekistan, Lao PDR, Philippines, Vanuatu, Costa Rica, Latvia, Poland, Venezuela, RB, Lebanon, Romania, Vietnam, Croatia, Russian Federation, West Bank & Gaza, Yemen, Rep, Dominica, Samoa, Dominican Republic, São Tomé and Principe.
Eligibility for Study in USA & Canada: Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) Scholarships 2023:
You must also:
- At the time of application, you must be at least 25 years old (see specific regional program application below).
- Be a national of one of the countries on the MMEG Country Eligibility List (see below);
- When submitting an application, you must be enrolled at an accredited academic institution and intend to remain enrolled for the entire academic term following the Board’s grant award.
- You must not be related to a World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund, or Inter-American Development Bank employee or spouse.
How to Apply for Study in USA & Canada: Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) Scholarships 2023:
Remember to read the Application Checklist and FAQs before applying, and in the first question of the application (after signing up), select “US-Canada program.” If the program name does not appear, it is possible that the program is no longer accepting new applications.