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AAUW INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES IN THE USA

DEADLINE: 15 NOVEMBER 2023


The American Association of University Women (AAUW) program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and who intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career. A limited number of awards are available for study outside of the U.S. (excluding the applicant’s home country) to women who are members of Graduate Women International (see the list of GWI affiliates). Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.


SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS

  • Educational expenses.

  • Living expenses. Dependent child care.

  • Travel to professional meetings, conferences, or seminars that do not exceed 10% of the fellowship total.


ELIGIBILITY

  • Hold an academic degree (earned in the U.S. or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree completed by the application deadline.

  • Intend to devote themselves full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year.

  • Intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career upon completion of their studies.

  • Be proficient in English

  • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must have applied by the AAUW application deadline, to an accredited institution of study for the period of the fellowship year and must indicate the name of the institution in the International Fellowship application. While acceptance is not required at the time of application, fellows must provide official confirmation from the institution with their award acceptance materials.

  • Master’s/first professional degree fellowships are intended for master’s or professional degree-level programs such as J.D., M.F.A., L.L.M., M.Arch., or medical degrees such as M.D., D.D.S., etc. Certificates, associate degrees, and undergraduate degrees are ineligible.

  • Doctoral fellowships are intended for doctorate degrees classified as research degrees, such as Ph.D. or Ed.D.

  • Postdoctoral applicants must provide proof of their doctorate degree; hold a doctorate classified as a research degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., D.B.A., D.M.) or an M.F.A. by the application deadline; and indicate where they will conduct their research.



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