The World Bank Family Network offers The MMMF Educational Grants for the year 2010/11 to US and Canada Women Residents in USA
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.
- Resides in the U.S. or Canada at the time she submits the application.
- Is enrolled at an accredited U.S. or Canadian educational institution for the academic year 2009-10 and remains enrolled during the entire year of the grant.
- Uses the grant to continue to study for her degree.
- Is a national of a lower or middle income country as designated by the Country Eligibility List of the World Bank (Country Eligibility List). Applicant cannot be a U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident or Canadian Land Immigrant.
- Demonstrates a plan to return to a developing country in about two years after receiving the grant.
- Demonstrates financial need.
- Is at least 25 years old by December 31, 2009 (Born before December 31, 1984).
- Is not related to any World Bank Group staff member or his/her or her spouse.
- Apply online at http://web.worldbank.org/
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- Two (2) recommendations from professors/supervisors must be submitted using MMMF online recommendation form.
Application Mailing Address:
The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
P.O Box 27255
Washington, DC 20038-7255
- A copy of Fall 2009 Registration
- Official copy of transcript for fall 2009 in a sealed enveloppe from the Registrar.
- Official estimate of annual expenses for students published by your institution.
- One (1) passport-size photograph
- Copy of US/Canada Visa
- For applicants at US Universities, copy of I-20 / DC-2019 (formally IAP-66)
- For applicants at Canadian Universities, copy of Study Permit
- Copy of curriculum vitae/resume (Maximum two pages)