AAUW International Fellowship Program Application 2023-2024

By | December 2, 2021

AAUW International Fellowship Program Application 2023-2024

AAUW International Fellowship Program Application 2023-2024

AAUW International Fellowship Program Application 

About AAUW International Fellowship Program 

Since 1917, there have been International Fellowships. The program assists women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral studies in the United States and want to return to their native country to pursue a professional career. A limited number of grants are offered to women who are members of Graduate Women International for study outside of the United States (excluding the applicant’s home country) (see the list of GWI affiliates). Graduate and postgraduate studies at authorized universities in the United States are funded.

AAUW has awarded over $115 million in fellowships and grants to more than 13,000 scholars and organizations in 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Gaum and 150 countries, one of the largest scholarship programs for women in the world.

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AAUW International Fellowships eligibility criteria

  • Candidates must be nationals of a country other than the United States of America.
  • A candidate’s academic degree must be equal to a bachelor’s degree in the United States.
  • During the fellowship year, you must enroll in a full-time program.
  • Intend to return to her home country and continue her professional career there.
  • Have a good command of the English language and must present a TOEFL score or equivalent English language exam scores that the fellowship provider accepts.

AAUW International Fellowship Program Application Requirements

  • 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 country 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 (see below), 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. Please direct questions about the tests to the test provider.
  • Doctoral fellowships are intended for doctorate degrees classified as research degrees, such as Ph.D. or Ed.D.
  • Postdoctoral applicants must provide proof of their doctorate degree.
  • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution located in the U.S. during the fellowship year.
  • Applicants can apply for the fellowship for any year of their program, but must be conducting a full year of study or research. International Fellowships do not provide funding for a partial year of study or research.
  • Programs ending prior to April of the fellowship year are not eligible.

Application deadline 

August 1, 2021 Application opens and closes November 15

How to apply to AAUW International Fellowship Program

Prepare the documents listed below:

  • Three professors or professional colleagues who are familiar with you, your work, and your academic background and who support you in your pursuit of scholarly goals.
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  • Proof of the highest order.
  • Documentation of current enrolment (currently-enrolled applications only).
  • Proof of a bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Proof of a doctorate or MFA degree is required (postdoctoral applicants only).
  • Official TOEFL exam results or a waiver request.
  • Admissions letter.
  • C.V./Résumé
    To be considered by the selection panel, you must pass the eligibility quiz.
    Fill out the application and send it in.

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