Are you a woman from a country other than the United States looking to pursue graduate or postgraduate studies in the U.S.? If so, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers International Fellowships for women like you.
These fellowships support full-time study or research at accredited U.S. institutions, and they are aimed at women who have a commitment to advancing women and girls through their civic, community, or professional work.
Scholarship Benefits: The AAUW International Fellowships provide financial assistance to successful applicants:
- Master’s/Professional Fellowship: $20,000
- Doctorate Fellowship: $25,000
- Postdoctoral Fellowship: $50,000
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this fellowship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Citizenship: Applicants must be citizens of a country other than the United States or possess a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the U.S.
- Academic Degree: Applicants should hold an academic degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree earned by 15 November 2022.
- Full-Time Commitment: Fellowship recipients are expected to dedicate themselves full-time to their proposed academic plan during the fellowship year.
- Career Plan: Applicants must intend to return to their home country upon completing their studies to pursue a professional career.
- English Proficiency: Proficiency in English is required and can be confirmed through valid TOEFL or IELTS scores.
- Application Status: Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must have applied to an accredited U.S. institution by 15 November 2022.
- Postdoctoral Research: Postdoctoral applicants must provide proof of their doctorate degree and indicate where they will conduct their research.
- U.S. Enrollment: Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution located in the U.S. during the fellowship year.
Application Process: Applications are done online, and the deadline for the academic year 2022-2023 was 15 November 2022. Unfortunately, applications are currently closed, but interested candidates can keep an eye on the official website for updates on future opportunities.
For more detailed information and to access the online application, please visit the official AAUW International Fellowships website: https://www.aauw.org/resources/programs/fellowships-grants/current-opportunities/international/
If you’re a woman with a passion for making a positive impact on women and girls and seeking educational opportunities in the U.S., this fellowship could be a great opportunity for you. Stay tuned for future application openings and make sure to review the eligibility criteria and application instructions on the official website before applying. Good luck!