Margaret McNamara Foundation Grants – University of Cape Town
Margaret McNamara Foundation Grants: For students from developing countries who are currently studying in South Africa at the University of Pretoria or the University of Cape Town.
MMMF awards grants of approximately US $4,000 each.
Scholarship Application Eligibility Criteria:
A woman is eligible to apply for an MMMF grant if she meets all the following criteria:
- Has a record of service to women and/or children in her country or other developing country.
- Is enrolled at the University of Pretoria or the University of Cape Town when applying and remains enrolled during the entire year of the grant.
- Uses the grant to study for her degree.
- Is a citizen of a World Bank lower or middle income member country
- Plans to return to home country or another developing country within 30 months after receiving grant and perform at least two years of service.
- Demonstrates financial need.
- Is at least 25 years old by December 31, 2009.
- Is not related to any World Bank Group staff member or his/her or her spouse.
Application: Application form available online from June 1 until August 25.
Results: Only successful applicants will be notified around December 1.
Deadline: Completed application should be submitted by midnight August 25.
For more information and application, see: Margaret McNamara Foundation Grants Website