The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund for Women of Developing Countries

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The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund for Women of Developing Countries

Scholarship for Women  of Developing countries  funded by The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund,  2013 South Africa

Study Subject(s):Courses offered by the university
Course Level:Enrolled at one of the listed universities
Scholarship Provider: The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa
-Has a record of service to women and/or children in her country or other developing country.
-Is enrolled at one of the listed universities when applying and remains enrolled during the entire year covered by the grant.
-Will use the grant toward completion of her degree.
-Is a national of a World Bank lower or middle income developing member country (see country eligibility list on MMMF website)
-Plans to return to her country or another developing country within about two years after completing use of the grant and perform at least two years of service.
-Demonstrates financial need and satisfactory academic performance.
-Is at least 25 years old by the application deadline.
-Is not related to any World Bank Group staff member or his/her spouse. There are no exceptions to the MMMF educational grant criteria listed above.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing countries
Scholarship Description: The MMMF was founded in 1981 to honor the memory of Margaret Craig McNamara for her commitment to women and children in the developing world. Over the past 31 years, the MMMF has awarded 205 educational grants to women from 65 developing countries whose studies in the US, Canada and also now in South Africa since 2007, aim to benefit women and children and plan to return to their countries or regions.
How to Apply: Online
Deadline: August 20, 2012

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