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AAUW American Fellowships


To encourage and support women conducting Doctoral/Postdoctoral research in related fields.

Please note that materials sent to the Washington, D.C. office will be disqualified and will not be reviewed. Please see the website for further details external link.


American Fellowships support women doctoral candidates completing dissertations or scholars seeking funds for postdoctoral research leave from accredited institutions. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence; the quality and originality of project design; and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research.


  • Annual

Award Value

Dissertation Fellowship: $20,000; Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship: $30,000; Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grant: $6,000

Closing date

November 15th

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Research

American Association of University Women Educational Foundation (AAUW)

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States of America and around the globe. One of the world's largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than 3 million in funding for more than 200 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and non-profit organizations.

Contact Details

  • 202 785 7700
  • 202 872 1425
  • AAUW
    1111 Sixteenth Street
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation (AAUW) by using the links below.


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