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;
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