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
About Scholarship: 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.
Study: Courses offered by the university
Course Level: Graduate
Scholarship By: Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
Location: 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 lower or middle income developing member country can apply for this scholarship.
Value: Approximately $12,000 each
Deadline: January 9th, 2013
Further Information: http://www.mmmf-grants.org/grants-us.html