AAUW International Fellowships

Scholarship Description

The International Fellowships program awarded its first fellowship in 1917. The program now includes women from around the world, and International Fellowships have been awarded to more than 3,300 women from more than 130 nations.

International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Up to five fellowships are renewable for a second year.

Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, and sciences.

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad,


Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 18,000

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-12-01


Sponsoring Organization AAUW Educational Foundation
AAUW Fellowships and Grants, C/O ACT, Inc. P.O. Box 4030
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030

Contact Person: International Fellowships

Phone: 319-688-4334