Encourage your women graduate students to apply for an American Association of University Women (AAUW) fellowship or grant! Deadlines for 2015–16 awards are fast approaching. Share these funding opportunities with your graduate students as well as the faculty and administrators who advise students.
Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for at least eight weeks
Deadline: November 15
CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANTS
Who may apply: Women pursuing a certificate or degree to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the workforce and whose bachelor’s degree was received at least five years before the award period
Deadline: December 15
COMMUNITY ACTION GRANTS
Who may apply: Individuals, AAUW branches and states, and nonprofit organizations to fund innovative programs or nondegree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls
Funding: One-year grant, $2,000–$7,000
Two-year grant, $5,000–$10,000
Deadline: January 15
Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents
Deadline: December 1
SELECTED PROFESSIONS FELLOWSHIPS
Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time study in a master’s or professional degree program in which women are under-represented, including STEM, law, business, and medicine
Deadline: January 10
Faculty and Staff: Serve on Our Panels
Help the next generation of women scholars and professionals and build your CV at the same time. Apply by October 31 to serve on one of AAUW’s fellowship and grant selection panels.
Find out more about AAUW’s fellowships, grants, and awards.