Welcome to our Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) Scholarships 2022 for Women from Developing Countries to Study in US & Canada page. Do you wish to apply for MMEG Scholarships for 2022?
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.
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General Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Be a self-identifying woman and at least 25 years old by the time of the application deadline;
- Be a national of the country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List (except for the Trinity Washington University program);
- Be enrolled (not just accepted) at an accredited academic institution when submitting an application; and plan to be enrolled for a full academic term after being awarded 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;
Related are: World Bank Scholarships Program 2022 Application Portal.
MMEG Country Eligibility List / lista de países elegibles de MMEG
Low-income economies ($1,045 or less)/ Economía de bajos ingresos ($1.045 o menos)
- Burkina Faso
- Central African Republic
- Congo, Dem. Rep.
- Gambia, The
- Sierra Leone
- South Sudan
- Syrian Arab Republic
- Yemen, Rep.
Lower-middle-income economies ($1,046 to $4,095)/Economia de ingresos medios ($1.046 to $4.095)
- Cabo Verde
- Congo, Rep
- Côte d’Ivoire
- Egypt, Arab Rep.
- El Salvador
- Iran Islamic Rep.
- Kyrgyz Republic
- Lao PDR
- Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
- Papua New Guinea
- São Tomé and Principe
- Solomon Islands
- Sri Lanka
- West Bank and Gaza
Upper-middle-income economies ($4,095 to $12,695)/ economía de ingresos media-alta ($ 4.046 a $ 12.695 )
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Costa Rica
- Dominican Republic
- Equatorial Guinea
- Marshall Islands
- North Macedonia
- Russian Federation
- South Africa
- St. Lucia
- St. Vincent and the Grenadines
- Venezuela, RB
*The World Bank (July 2021). Data on Country and Lending Groups/ Datos del pais y prestamos de Grupo de acuerdo al Banco Mundial.
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Guidelines About this US & Canada Program
Applications are accepted between September 15 – January 15. Queries may be addressed to [email protected].
In addition to the general eligibility criteria, an applicant must:
- already be enrolled as a full-time student, with a relevant student visa on a national passport, and plan to continue studying full-time in the following academic year;
- not hold US citizenship or permanent residency (green card) or Canadian citizenship or Canadian landed immigrant status
Remember to read the Application Checklist & FAQs before applying, and select the “US-Canada program” in the first question of the application. If the program name does not appear, the program may be closed for new applications.
The results will be announced on our web page in early April. Successful candidates will be informed personally.