Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) Grants

Location:
Multiple Locations,
United States
Term: Academic Year

Awards for women from developing countries who are currently studying in the U.S.

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) awards grants to women from developing countries who are currently studying in the U.S., who have a demonstrated commitment to working for the benefit of women and children in the developing world, and who plan to return to their home countries after graduating for continued service to women and children.

Individual grants are for up to $15,000 and are not renewable. MMMF typically invites recipients to Washington, D.C. to participate in a three-day awards program organized in their honor.

Candidates must be women residing in the U.S. or Canada at the time of application and enrolled in an accredited U.S. or Canadian educational institution; they must have one additional year of study in their programs and must use their grants to complete their degrees. Candidates must also be citizens or nationals of a lower- or middle-income developing country; they may not be citizens or nationals of the U.S. or Canada. They must also be at least 25 years old by December 31 in the year of application and have demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic records.

Fact Sheet

Eligibility:
Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, First Year, Junior, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Senior, Sophomore
Fellowship Type:
Public Service
Location:
Multiple Locations,
United States
Region:
Multiple Regions
Term:
Academic Year

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
2018
Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 15, 2018
Admissions Decision Date: 
Program Dates: 
Notes: 
Deadline 2019 TBD