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Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG)/Trinity Washington University Scholarships for Women in Developing Countries 2018

In 2016, MMEG initiated a partnership with Trinity Washington University in Washington DC to award grants for up to two women students studying at Trinity Washington university. 

Application Deadline: 15th January 2018

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be taken at (country): Washington DC, USA

Field of Study: All

About the Award: 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. About $15,000 Education grants are awarded to women from developing and middle-income countries who, upon obtainment of 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.

Offered Since: 2016

Eligibility: 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 (listed below);
  • Be enrolled 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;

Selection Criteria: In addition to the above criteria, an applicant must:

  • already be enrolled as a full time student, and plan to continue studying full time in the following academic year;
  • not be related to Trinity staff

Number of Awardees: 2

Value of Scholarship: The grant is awarded to last for the duration of study

How to Apply: Apply via Scholarship Webpage link below.

Remember to read the Application Checklist & FAQs before applying, and select “Trinity program” in the first question of the application. If the program name does  not appear, the program may be closed to new applications.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: The Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG), Trinity Washington University

Important Notes:  Application opens from September 15 until January 15. Queries may be addressed to  <[email protected]> during this period. Decisions will be announced by April.

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