AAUW (formerly known as the American Association of University Women) International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.
Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, and sciences.
Scholarship provided by : American Association of University Women (AAUW).
Host Institution(s): Accredited U.S. institutions
Field of study: Fellowships are awarded to study any of the courses offered by the US institutions.
Eligible for Scholarship:
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.
Scholarship Award :
Master’s/Professional Fellowship: $18,000
Doctorate Fellowship: $20,000
Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000
Number of Scholarships: Not specified
Applicants’ Nationality : Women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents.
Application Overview :
The mode of applying is online. Please follow the directions carefully and complete all sections of the application for successful submission of your application. Only complete online applications will be reviewed by the selection panel.
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Application Deadline : The application deadline for AY 2016-2017 is 1 December 2015.