Margaret McNamara Memorial Grants

Deadline: Application must be requested before January 15; Application deadline: February 1
Amount: Up to $11,000

Description: Grants to women from selected developing countries who reside in the U.S. Students must demonstrate commitment to the problems and needs of women and/or children.


  • students must plan to return to their home country within two years of receiving the grant
  • must demonstrate need for financial assistance to complete the course of study
  • twenty-five years of age or older
  • permanent residents are ineligible


Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
1818 H Street, NW
Room H2-204
Washington, D.C. 20433