US-Canada, Africa and Trinity Washington University Grant Programs 2019-20, USA/Canada/South Africa


Deadline:

January 15, 2019

Disciplines:


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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline (see specific regional program application below);

  • Be a national of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List (except for the Trinity Washington University program);

  • Be enrolled (not just accepted) at an accredited academic institution when submitting application; and plan to be enrolled for a full academic term after award of the grant by the Board;

  • Not be related to a World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund or Inter-American Development Bank staff member or spouse;

PROGRAMS

US & CANADA

In addition to the above criteria, an applicant must: 

  • already be enrolled as a full time student, with relevant student visa in national passport, and plan to continue studying full time in the following academic year;

  • not hold US citizenship or permanent residency (green card) or Canadian citizenship or Canadian landed immigrant status

Remember to read the Application Checklist & FAQs before applying, and select the   "US-Canada program" in the first question of the application. If the program name  does not appear, the program may be closed to new applications.

Applications are accepted between September 15 - January 15. Decisions for the academic year 2017-2018 have been announced and the recipients contacted.

TRINITY WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY                      

In addition to the above criteria, an applicant must: 

  • already be enrolled as a full time student at Trinity Washington University, and plan to continue studying full time in the following academic year;

  • not be related to Trinity staff

  • US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply

Remember to read the Application Checklist & FAQs before applying, and select "Trinity program" in the first question of the application. If the program name does not appear, the program may be closed to new applications.

Apply between September 15 and January 15. Decisions for the 2017-2018 academic year have been announced and the recipients contacted.

SOUTH AFRICA

Applications for Africa program are accepted from May 15 - September 14. Decisions will be announced by December.

In addition to the above criteria, an applicant must: 

already be enrolled part time (minimum of 2 courses per semester or term) or full time at one of the universities listed below, and be enrolled for the following academic year (January to December or September to May) at one of the following universities:

  • University of the Witwatersrand,

  • University of Cape Town

  • University of Stellenbosch

  • University of Pretoria

  • University of the Free State

Applicants applying from eligible countries other than South Africa must already hold a study permit for South Africa.

Estimated expenses should be calculated and expressed in Rand

Remember to read the Application Checklist & FAQs before applying and select the   "Africa program" in the first question of the application. If the program name  does not appear, the program may be closed to new applications.

APPLICATION CHECKLIST

Before starting the MMEG application process, please scan the following documents in digital form (pdf preferred, jpeg or png): 

  • Identification (ID) card with photo: 
    • (a) national passport page with photo and date of birth, if studying outside your home country, or

    • (b) government/university-issued identity card with photo and birth date;

  • Most recent proof of official registration from university (not their acceptance letter); 
  • Most recent official university transcripts and/or reports
  • Visa page or study permit page within current passport (if studying outside home country); 
  • Second passport page with clear photo (in case of dual citizenship).

You will be asked to upload these documents at specific areas of the on-line application form.  You will also provide:

  • Brief paragraphs of your personal story, and a description of how your studies, experiences and future plans are linked to your commitment to women and children in developing countries;
  • An estimate of your financial situation for the coming academic year, and planned strategies to cover funding needs;
  • A summary of your thesis (if applicable), including its objective, methodology and findings, and relationship to career goals.

Two reference letters are required.

  • One referee must be a faculty member from your current university. Second referee may be from a person (non-family member) who can vouch for your character. At least one of the individuals must have known you for the equivalent of at least two semesters.
  • Please contact two people from whom you would like to request a reference letter.  After receiving their confirmation, you will be asked to provide in the application form:
  • You need to provide email addresses  of the two people providing references. They will each receive an email link from Embark Online to write their recommendation. When their recommendations are submitted, you will also be notified by Embark.
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below

This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

http://www.mmeg.org/apply/



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Publish Date
November 30, 2018




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