International Fellowships at American Association Of University Women 2022

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.
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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.

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