Target Group: Women students of all nationalities (excluding the U.S.) are eligible for these fellowships.
In addition to the monetary award offered by AAUW ($18,000), joining as a member offers access to the network of members as well as timely information on news that concern women.
The following are guidelines used to determine granting of the award:
- Academic achievement
- Demonstrated commitment to women and girls
- Intention to return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, and sciences
- Proposed time schedule
- Quality/Feasibility of proposed plan of study
- Evidence of prior community and/or civic service in home country
- Need of home country for specialized knowledge or skill
- Motivation for study
Detailed eligibility requirements are HERE.
If you would like to be considered for a fellowship, you must register and log in to take an eligibility quiz in order to obtain the application form. Once obtained, the application form along with three recommendations must be submitted. Registrations open on August 1 and close on December 1. (details HERE)
2014 Awards: $3.7 million to 245 individuals
Number of Awardees: > 3,300