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Apply for the Margaret McNamara Educational Grants for African Women


Margaret McNamara Educational Grants for African Women; 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.

The Education grants are awarded to women from developing and middle-income countries who, upon obtaining 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.


  • The scholarship value is $15,000 per selected applicant


Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline;

  • 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;

  • Not hold US citizenship or permanent residency (green card) or Canadian citizenship or Canadian landed immigrant status.

Application Deadline: 14th September, 2022

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