AAUW International Fellowships in USA for Women


Deadline: 1 Dec 2015 (annual)
Study in: USA
Next course starts July 2016

Brief description:

AAUW (formerly known as the American Association of University Women) awards International Fellowships for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions are supported.

Host Institution(s):

Accredited U.S. institutions

Field(s) of study:

Any approved study or research programmes offered at accredited U.S. institutions.

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Target group:

Women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents.  Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Master’s/Professional Fellowship: $18,000
Doctorate Fellowship: $20,000
Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000


Applicants must be women and have citizenship in a country other than the United States or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States. Women holding dual citizenship in the United States and another country are not eligible.

Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree (earned in the U.S. or abroad) by 30 September 2015 and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application.

Applicans must be proficient in English and must intend to return to her home country to pursue a professional career.

It is important to read the full eligibility criteria.

Application instructions:

Applications and submission of supporting documents are done online. The application deadline for AY 2016-2017 is 1 December 2015.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application and for detailed updated information on this scholarship/fellowship.


Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/

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