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Study in US or Canada: 2018 MMEG Scholarships for Women from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 15th January 2018

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2018 MMEG Scholarships for Women from Developing Countries. Interested students should see the details below.

Study in US or Canada: 2018 MMEG Scholarships for Women from Developing Countries

About MMEG

Financing women’s education is at the core of our programs. Investing in the education of girls and women is one of the most effective ways to reduce poverty and stimulate economic growth. At MMEG, we strive to empower women from developing countries through educational grants. We believe that education is essential to empowering women with the knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to reduce poverty, improve environmental sustainability and protect human rights.

Scholarship Details

The Margaret McNamara Educational Grants (MMEG) provides grants to women from developing countries to help further their education and improve their lives.

This scholarship grant is worth approximately $15,000 and it is a onetime award to last for the duration of study.

Application Deadline: 15th January 2018

Offered annually? Yes

Accepted Fields of Study: Any field of study

To be taken at (country): United States (US) & Canada

Eligible African Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep., Chad, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt , Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Other Countries: Afghanistan, Ecuador , Macedonia, FYR of , Albania, Arab Rep., Serbia, El Salvador, Seychelles, Malaysia, Antigua and Barbuda, Eritrea, Maldives, Solomon Islands, Argentina, Armenia, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Azerbaijan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh , St. Kitts and Nevis, Belarus, Georgia, Mexico, St. Lucia, Belize, Micronesia, Fed. Sts , St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Grenada, Bhutan, Guatemala, Moldova, Suriname, Bolivia, Mongolia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Syrian Arab Rep., Guyana, Tajikistan, Brazil, Haiti, Bulgaria, Honduras, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Nepal, Cambodia, Iran, Islamic Rep. of, Nicaragua,Tonga, Iraq, Trinidad and Tobago, Cape Verde, Jamaica, Jordan, Pakistan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Palau, Turkmenistan, Chile, China, Kiribatii, Panama, Colombia, Korea, Republic of, Papua New Guinea, Ukraine, Comoros, Kosovo, Paraguay, Uruguay, Kyrgyz Rep, Peru, Uzbekistan, Lao PDR, Philippines, Vanuatu, Costa Rica, Latvia, Poland, Venezuela, RB, Lebanon, Romania, Vietnam, Croatia, Russian Federation, West Bank & Gaza, Yemen, Rep, Dominica, Samoa, Dominican Republic, São Tomé and Principe


Number Of Scholarships: Not Specified

Value Of Award: Approximately $15,000 per scholarship recipient

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • be national of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List
  • be Female
  • be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline
  • 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.

How To Apply: It is important for applicants to read the Application Checklist and FAQs before applying and when applying.

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1 Comment

  • Elham Taha Alhoothi

    Dear , sir Madam ,
    I hope to get scholarship. , as female from developed country of Yemen my name is Elham Taha Alhoothi as female no encourage for woman to complete higher studies in our society we suffer from both fighting Eduction of woman , war by Suadi Arabia not only that , but also we suffer from sectarian war between parties that guided country into conflict otherwise , so difficult to complete education. According to my academic. Achievement in certificate , it is about average 63% of percentage . Please could provided me it is possible to get Finincial Aid and scholarship to complete education .
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