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Apply for The Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) Scholarship for African Women.


The MMEG 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. We are one of the few organizations that provide financial assistance to such women. Benefit - Scholarship worth US$7,000

Eligibility - Be at least 25 years old at the time of the application deadline (see specific regional program application below); - Be a national of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List; - Be enrolled at an accredited academic institution when submitting the application; and plan to be enrolled for a full academic term after the 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; - Africa: 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, AND be enrolled for the following academic year (January-December or September to May) at one of the following universities: - University of the Witwatersrand, - University of Cape Town - University of Stellenbosch - University of Pretoria - University of the Free State - Applicants applying from eligible countries other than South Africa must already hold a study permit for South Africa.

Deadline September 14, 2022

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