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AAUW International Fellowships


To support full-time study or research to women who are not US citizen or permanent residents.

Please note that materials sent to the Washington DC office will be disqualified and will not be reviewed.


Open to women who are not citizens of the United States of America or permanent residents, who hold a United States of America Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Applicants must be planning to return to their home country upon completion of degree and/or research. English proficiency is required.


  • Annual

Study Length

1 year

Award Value

Master's/First Professional Degree Fellowship: $18,000;|Doctoral Fellowship: $20,000;|Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000

Application procedure

Applicants must complete an application for each year applying. Applications must be obtained from the customer service centre or the AAUW website between August 1st and December 15th. Three letters of recommendation, transcripts and a minimum score of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (213 computer-based) are also required. Order for brochure at external link.

Closing date

December 1st

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • MBA
  • Postgraduate
  • Professional development

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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