The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund provides financial assistance to women from developing countries (including Armenia) during their studies in the United States. The MMMF awards six gran’s of $11,000 each year. It is administered by the World Bank Volunteer Services at the World Bank.
Application forms for the 2002/2003 academic year will be available from September 2001 until January 31–2002. The deadline for receiving completed applications is February 1–2002.
A woman applying for an MMMF grant must meet all the following criteria:
She must have a record of service to women and/or children in her country.
She must reside in the US at the time she submits the application.
She must be enrolled at an accredited US educational institution by September 2001 and remain enrolled during the entire year of the grant.
She must use the grant to continue to study for her degree.
She must be a national of Armenia or a developing country that is currently eligible to borrow from the World Bank and cannot be a US Green Card holder.
She must intend to return to a developing country in about two years.
She must demonstrate financial need.
She must be at least 25 years old by January 1–2002.
She must not be related to any World Bank Group staff member or his or her spouse.
To receive an application–use the Request for Application form available from the institution you work or study or contact MMMF by fax–e-mail or in writing:
The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
1818 H St.–NW–MSN H2-204
Tel: (202) 473 8751
Fax: (202) 676 0419
E-mail: mailto:[email protected]