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Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG) - South Africa

Grants to International Women to Support Higher
Education at a South Africa University

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Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG)

Deadline Date:

09/14/18

Description:

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Grants to International women from developing and middle-income Countries who are currently studying in South Africa at the University of Pretoria, the University of Cape Town, the University of Stellenbosch or the University of Witwatersrand. Funds will support the education of recipients who, upon completion of their degrees, intend to return to their Countries and work to improve the lives of underserved women and children.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 143411

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are women from developing Countries who are currently studying in South Africa at the University of Pretoria, the University of Cape Town, the University of Stellenbosch and the University of Witwatersrand and must meet all criteria listed below:

-Demonstrate a commitment and record of service to women and/or children in the developing world.
-Plan to return to a developing Country about two years after completing their degree.
-Demonstrate financial need by providing relevant financial information.
-Be enrolled at one of the four universities in South Africa mentioned above for the full academic year in which the application is submitted and intend to be enrolled the subsequent year covered by the grant.
-Be a national of an eligible developing or middle-income Country: http://www.mmmf-grants.org/home/eligible-countries
-Demonstrate good academic performance at the university where she is registered.
-Be at least 25 years of age by the relevant application deadline.
-Not be an immediate or extended family member of any World Bank Group, IMF or Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) staff member or their spouse
-Not received a MMMF grant in any prior year.

Pre-Application Information:

Register here to apply: http://www.mmmf-grants.org/memorial/user/register

Two (2) recommendation forms are required. Please make sure to fill out the referees section in the Online Application form because this will be used to send a reminder to your referee.

One recomendation must be from a professor from your present institution. The second recomendation may be from a former professor/supervisor from your country or from individuals who have known you for at least two semesters.

The recommendation forms must be filled-out and submitted to africa-sc@mmmf-grants.org, by August 31, 2014.

Supporting documents include:
-Copy of your passport picture page
-If you are not South African a copy of your South Africa visa / study permit;
-Copy of your Official transcripts from your current university only. If your program is for research and without grades, a progress report from a supervising professor must be submitted with institutional seal and Registrar’s signature.
-Official confirmation of registration in your academic institution for current semester. Must include institutional seal and Registrar’s signature. Acceptance Letters are not needed and do not substitute for Proof of Registration/Enrollment.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

africa-sc@mmmf-grants.org

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF)
1818 H Street NW, MSN J2-202
Washington, DC 20433
USA

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