Encourage women graduate students and scholars to apply for an American Association of University Women (AAUW) fellowship or grant! Deadlines for 2018–19 awards are fast approaching. Share these funding opportunities with your graduate students and scholars as well as the faculty and administrators who advise students.

Deborah Silva, 2013-14 Career Development Grantee

AMERICAN
FELLOWSHIPS

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

Funding: $6,000–$30,000
Deadline:
November 15

CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

Who may apply: Women pursuing a certificate or degree to advance their careers, change careers, or reenter the workforce and whose bachelor’s degree was received at least five years before the award period

Funding: $2,000–$12,000
Deadline:
December 15

Sandhya Sanduja, 2010-11 International Fellow

INTERNATIONAL
FELLOWSHIPS

Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Funding: $18,000–$30,000
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 underrepresented, including STEM, law, business, and medicine

Funding: $5,000–$18,000
Deadline:
January 10

Megan McGee, 2008-09 Selected Professions Fellow

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

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.