AAUW International Fellowships In USA For Women


The American Association of University Women ( AAUW) awards international fellowships for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents of the country.

Graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions are supported. 
Host Institutions: All accredited U.S. institutions
Level/Areas of study: Graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions.

American Association of University Women

Targeted Persons

Women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents.  Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.

Scholarship value/inclusions

Master’s/Professional Fellowship: $18,000Doctorate Fellowship: $20,000Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000


To be eligible for an International Fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

•Have citizenship in a country other than the U.S. or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the U.S. Women who are currently, or expect to be during the fellowship year, a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or dual citizen with the U.S. and another country are not eligible.

•Hold an academic degree (earned in the U.S. or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree completed by 15 November 2021.

•Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year

• Intend to return to her home country to pursue a professional career

•Be proficient in English and confirm proficiency by submitting a valid ETS TOEFL* (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score or other acceptable verification.

•Postdoctoral applicants must provide proof of their doctorate degree; hold a doctorate classified as a research degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., D.B.A., D.M.) or an M.F.A. by November 15, 2021; and indicate where they will conduct their research.

•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 Guidelines & instructions

Applications and submission of supporting documents are all done online. The application deadline for AY 2022-2023 is 15 November 2021.

We strongly advise interested persons to visit the official scholarship website (link below) for detailed information about the program.

Deadline for AAUW

15 Nov 2021 (annual)Study in USANext course starts 1 July 2022

You can get to the Scholarship Website by clicking here


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