American Association for University Women - International Fellowships

Funds full-time study or research towards MA or PhD at US institutions for international student.

Originally designed to provide Latin American women opportunities for full-time graduate and postgraduate study in the United States, the AAUW International Fellowships program awarded its first fellowship in 1917. The program now includes women from around the world, and International Fellowships have been awarded to more than 3,400 women from more than 140 nations.

Deadline Information

Deadline: Monday, November 15, 2021

Eligibility Requirements

The program provides support for one year of graduate or postgraduate study in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. (Women holding dual citizenship in the U.S. and another country are not eligible.) Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by the time they begin the program, and preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work. Fellowships are available for study in the United States. A limited number of awards are available to women who are members of the International Federation of University Women for study or research in any country other than their own.

Application Process

Apply online through the opportunity's online application system found here.