Margaret McNamara Education Grants bursary 2023

Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG) is open for applications .Apply before the closing date.

This program accepts applications between May 15 and September 14 each year. Successful candidates will be personally notified of the award of grants in December.

Queries may be addressed to The results will be announced on our web page in mid-December.

In addition to the above criteria, applicants must:

  • already be enrolled part-time (minimum of 2 courses per semester or term) or full-time at one of the universities you find on the list here.

  • be enrolled for at least one academic semester (half year) following the award of the MMEG grant in December (the term between January and July 2023);

  • plan to graduate no later than two and a half years following the award of the MMEG grant;

  • hold a study permit for South Africa if applying from an eligible country other than South Africa.

Estimated expenses should be calculated and expressed in Rand.

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

All of the documents listed on Application Checklist are required to complete your application.

Failure to submit a complete application with ALL required documents by the close of the application period will result in ineligibility of the application, i.e., automatic exclusion of the applicant. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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