American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship

Scholarship Description

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:

Max Award: 30,000

Deadline: 2022-11-15


Sponsoring Organization AAUW Fellowships and Grants
C/O ACT, Inc. P.O. Box 4030
Iowa City, IA 522434030

Contact Person: American Postdoctoral Fellowship

Phone: 319-688-4334

Fax: 319-337-1204