One-year support for women who will have earned a doctoral degree by November 15. Sixteen fellowships are available: four each in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, one unrestricted, and one designated for a woman from an underrepresented minority group in any field.
Designed to assist scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year pursuing independent research. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education. Tenured professors are not eligible.
Year of Need: 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,
Num Awards: Multiple
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 30,000
AAUW Fellowships and Grants
C/O ACT, Inc. P.O. Box 4030
Iowa City, IA 522434030
Contact Person: American Postdoctoral Fellowship