AAUW (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. The level and field of study are graduates and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions. The number of awards is not specified. Women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents can apply. Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work. The details of eligibility criteria, application instruction and application deadline are given below.
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Accredited U.S. institutions
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 by 30 September 2017, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application.
It is important to read the full eligibility criteria. See the official website for more details.
Applications are currently closed.
Applications and submission of supporting documents are done online. The application deadline for AY 2018-2019 is 1 December 2017.
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.