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American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation Fellowship

Please consult the program website to confirm program details, including applicable deadlines.

Program Website

Program Purpose

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the US and around the globe. One of the world's largest sources of funding for graduate women, it provides fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations. Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women throughout the world.

Program Description and Benefits

International fellowships for full-time female graduate students – who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. AAUE awards $18,000 for master's level students, $20,000 for Ph.D. students. Postdoctoral awards are also available. Supplemental grants support community-based projects in the fellow's home country.


Graduate (master's or doctoral) students in first or second year, or alumni who have applied to or enrolled in graduate program.


Citizens of countries other than the U.S.


Usually December 1.

How To Apply



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