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The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is now accepting applications for the following fellowship and grant opportunities:

  • American Scholarship Fellowships are for women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks.  The funding ranges from $6,000-$30,000.  Applications are open August 1-November 15.
  • Career Development Grants are awarded to women pursuing a certificate or degree to advance their careers, change careers, or reenter the workforce and whose bachelor’s degree was received at least five years before the award period.  Open August 1- December 15, the funding ranges from $2000-$12,000.
  • Community Action Grants are awarded to individuals, AAUW branches and states, and nonprofit organizations to fund innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls.  One yr. grants can range from $2,000-$7,000, Two year grants from $5000-$10,000 and are open August 1 to January 15.
  • International Fellowships are available women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  Their funding ranges from $18,000 to $30,000 and are open August 1-December 1.
  • International Project Grants are open to alumnae of AAUW’s International Fellowships program who are living in their home countries and pursuing community-based projects to improve the social advancement and economic empowerment of women and girls.  The funding ranges from $5000-$7000, applications are accepted from August 1-January 15.
  • Selected Professions Fellowships are available to women pursuing full-time study in a master’s or professional degree program in which women are underrepresented, including STEM, law, business, and medicine.  The awards range from $5000-$18,000 and are open August 1 to January 10.

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