The American Fellowship program began in 1888, a time when women were discouraged from pursuing an education.

AAUW refuses to accept a future of unequal pay. Application is the bane of my existence. Without action to close the pay gap, unequal pay will be a stark reality for women and families for the indeterminate future.

International Fellowships are not open to previous recipients of any AAUW national fellowship or grant (not including branch or local awards or Community Action Grants).

Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. 20036 / 319-337-1716; AAUW International Grad and Postgraduate Fellowships.

It is the largest AAUW Fellowship program and the oldest non-institutional source of graduate funding for women in the United States.

2012 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Dissertation Fellowship ($20,000).

Dissertation Fellowships provides $20,000 to offset a woman scholar’s living expenses while she completes her dissertation.

The AAUW American Fellowships stipend must be larger than any other single award or remunerative position received during the fellowship year and must be acknowledged as the major award.

AAUW’s Dissertation Fellowship is part of the American Fellowships program, which provides fellowships for eight consecutive weeks to women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time or preparing research for publication. AAUW (American Association of University Women) Dissertation Fellowship.

Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low. AAUW is excited to announce more than 200 awards and $3.5 million in funding for fellows and grantees in the 2020–21 award year.
For questions about your status, please email aauw@applyists.com. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Scholars engaged in science, technology, engineering, and math fields or researching gender issues are especially encouraged to apply.


The fellowship must be used for the final year of writing the dissertation. These exceptional recipients, who were notified by email on April 15, will pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls.

At the end of the day diversity is not only the right thing to do, it’s good for a company’s bottom line.

Students holding fellowships for writing a dissertation in the year prior to the AAUW fellowships year are not eligible. Open to applicants in all fields of study.

Open to applicants in all fields of study. Members of the AAUW board of directors, committees, panels, task forces and staff, including current interns, are not eligible to apply for AAUW’s fellowships and grants.

Acceptance of concurrent funds of a lesser amount than the AAUW award is permitted but requires prior written approval from AAUW. Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships offer $18,500 12-month awards to …