International Fellowships are not open to previous recipients of any AAUW national fellowship or grant;
Members and officers of the AAUW Board of Directors are not eligible to apply for fellowships and grant awards;
Have citizenship in a country other than the United States or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States;
Hold an academic degree (earned in the United States or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree completed by September 30, 2016;
Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year;
Be proficient in English.
The American Association of University Women (AAWU) offers international scholarships 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. The fellowships include:
- Master’s/first professional degree: $18,000
- Doctoral: $20,000
- Postdoctoral: $30,000
The application deadline is until December 1, 2016.
AAUW’s International Fellowship program has been in existence since 1917. The program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. A limited number of awards are available for study outside of the United States (excluding the applicant’s home country) to women who are members of Graduate Women International (see the list of GWI affiliates).
Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.
Up to five International Fellowships for master’s/first professional degrees will be renewable for a second year; renewal instructions will be provided to fellows during their fellowship year.
Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by September 30, 2016, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application.
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.
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La American Association of University Women (AAUW) es una organización sin fines de lucro, fundada en 1881, con el objetivo de promover la educación y la igualdad para las mujeres. Desde sus comienzos trata de forma directa temas como la educación, sociedad, economía y política. Lleva a cabo un programa de becas para estudio, brindando la oportunidad a mujeres de Estados Unidos y de todo el mundo, la posibilidad de acceder a una formación académica superior.
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