Applications are currently ongoing for the International Fellowships at the American Association of University Women for the 2022/23 academic year.
International Fellowships have been in existence since 1917. The program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and who intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career.
Worth of Award
- Master’s/first professional degree: $18,000
- Doctoral: $20,000
- Postdoctoral: $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 November 15, 2021.
- Intend to devote themselves full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year.
- Intend to return to their home countries to pursue a professional career and upon completion of their studies.
- Be proficient in English and confirm proficiency by submitting one of the required components, which include certain English proficiency exams, transcripts from English-speaking institutions, or a written statement verifying English is the applicant’s native language.
- Applicants planning to take one of the accepted English proficiency exams should plan for and take the test as early as possible.
How to Apply
All applications for the International Fellowships at the American Association Of University Women should be made online via the official website.
Deadline: The deadline for online submission of application, recommendations, and supporting documents is November 15, 2021, by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.