MMMF Grants for Female Students from Developing Countries 2013-2014

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Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund offers US/Canada Grants for Female Students from Developing Countries who are Currently Studying in the United States or Canada 2013-2014


Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the university.


Course Level: This scholarship is to pursuing graduate level.


Scholarship Provider: Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

Scholarship can be taken at: USA and Canada



Woman is eligible to apply for an MMMF grant if she meets all the following criteria:

  • has a record of service to women and children and a commitment to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries
  • resides in the U.S. or Canada at the time she submits the application
  • is enrolled (in residence) at an accredited U.S. or Canadian educational institution for the academic year 2012-2013, and intends to be enrolled for the 2013-2014 academic year
  • will use the grant toward the completion of her degree
  • is a national of a lower or middle income developing member country, as designated by the MMMF Country Eligibility List
  • is not a U.S. or Canadian citizen, permanent U.S. resident or Canadian Landed Immigrant
  • intends to return to her country (or other developing country) within two years of completing use of the MMMF grant and perform at least two years of service
  • demonstrates financial need and satisfactory academic performance
  • is at least 25 years old by December 31, 2012
  • is not related to a World Bank Group staff member or his/her spouse.


Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries:

Students of lower or middle income developing member country can apply for this scholarship.


Scholarship Description:

For students from developing countries who are currently studying in the United States or Canada, the MMMF awards grants of approximately $12,000 each; grants are not renewable.  The MMMF also typically invites the recipients to Washington DC to participate in a three day Awards Program organized in their honor.


What does it cover? Approximately $12,000 each


How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.


Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till January 9th, 2013.


Further Scholarship Information and Application