Graduate Scholarships & Awards

Margaret McNamara Education Grants - US-Canada


Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG) is a Washington DC-based non-profit awarding education grants to female full-time students from developing countries who are at least 25 years old. Our mission is empowering women who aspire to better the lives of women and children by supporting their higher education.

Area(s) of Study: Unrestricted
Value: $15,000

- a self-identifying woman, and at least 25 year old at time of application deadline;

- a national of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligiblity list (see country list);

-already be enrolled as a full-time student, with relevant student visa in national passport;

-plan to be enrolled for fone full academic semester (half-year term) after award of the MMEG grant;

- plan to graduate no later than two and a half years after the award of the MMEG grant;

- not be related to a World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund, or Inter-American Development Bank staff member, spouse, retiree, or MEEG Board member.

-not hold US citizenship or permanent residency (green card) or Canadian citizenship or Canadian landed immigrant status

Student Status: Full-time

Review the Application Check list before applying to make sure you have full documentation required.

Also review the FAQs


Apply online through the MMEG website:

Deadline: January 15