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AAUW (American Association of University Women) Awards Fellowships

September 09, 2015

Eligible fields  Any, but priority to: research that fosters the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work

Type of fellowship  Master Degree/ Doctoral/Postdoctoral. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Originally designed to provide Latin American women opportunities for graduate and postgraduate study in the United States, the International Fellowships program awarded its first fellowship in 1917. The program now includes women from around the world, and International Fellowships have been awarded to more than 3,300 women from more than 130 nations.

Target group  Women from any country (not USA)

Age limit  None

Host info  USA

Duration  1 year, renewable for a 2nd year

Number of awards given each year  No set number

Eligible costs 

• educational expenses

• living expenses

• child care grant

• travel to professional meetings, conferences or seminars, if it does not exceed 10% of the fellowship

Non eligible costs

• purchase of equipment

• indirect costs

• research assistants

• previous expenditures, deficits or repayment of loans

• publication costs

• institutional (overhead) costs

• tuition for dependent's education

• grants-in-aid for less than a full academic year or travel grants

• roundtrip fare applicant’s home country-USA

• travel to or from the fellow’s research location, if abroad

Amounts  Master’s/First Professional Degree $18,000 Doctoral: $20,000 Postdoc.: $30,000