AAUW International Fellowships Ongoing

Awarded By: AAUW (American Association of University Women)
Updated on Dec 22, 2023
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Course: Bachelors +1 more
Deadline: Nov 15, 2023
Amount: USD 20,000
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Scholarship Overview

International Fellowships offered by AAUW have been in existence since 1917. These are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not the U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Graduate as well as postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported under this scholarship, and who wish to return to their home country in order to pursue a professional career. Note that a limited number of awards are available for study outside the U.S. to women who are members of Graduate Women International.

Applicable course, university, and country

    • This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree, Bachelors Diploma, Masters Diploma, Bachelors Certificate, Masters Certificate
    • This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA


Scholarship amount details

    • Masters / first professional degree: $20,000
    • Doctoral: $25,000
    • Postdoctoral: $50,000
    • Max scholarship per student: USD 20,000 => Rs 16,58,800
    • Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.26
    • Scholarship amount will be given: Yearly

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care Scholarship amount can be used for this
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Others Scholarship amount can be used for this

Eligible student nationality

India, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates,Ireland,Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, BritishIndian Ocean Territory, British VirginIslands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, CaymanIslands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, ChristmasIsland, CocosIslands, Colombia, Comoros, CookIslands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, FalklandIslands, FaroeIslands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras,Iceland,Indonesia,Iran,Iraq,Isle of Man,Israel,Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, MarshallIslands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern MarianaIslands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, SolomonIslands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and CaicosIslands, Tuvalu, U.S. VirginIslands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

    • Provide three recommenders who are professors or professional colleagues well acquainted with you, your work, and your academic background, in striving towards scholarly pursuits. When possible, recommenders should be professors or professional colleagues in the applicant’s home country who can speak about the applicant’s qualifications and about the country’s need for the specialized skill or knowledge she plans to acquire with her proposed study or research
    • C.V./Resume
    • Financial statement of Budget and Payment is required
    • Official transcripts required
    • The $30 filing fee is required to cover the cost of administering the application process

Application Link:

Additional Information:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

    • Letter Of Recommendation
    • CV
    • Financial/Tax Documents
    • Official transcripts
    • Letter of Admission
    • Proof of current enrollment (currently-enrolled applications only)
    • A certified English translation is required for all documents provided in a foreign language, including transcripts, letters, and diploma

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline November 15, 2023


Scholarship Eligibility

    • Have citizenship in a country other than the United States or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States
    • Hold an academic degree equivalent to a US bachelor’s degree completed by November 15
    • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must have applied by November 15, to an accredited institution of study for the period of the fellowship year and must indicate the name of the institution in the International Fellowship application
    • Applicants must pass the eligibility quiz to be reviewed by the selection panel
    • Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year
    • Must be proficient in English with TOEFL test-
      • TOEFL test – Minimum score acceptable: 550 for Paper-Based Test (TOEFL PBT); 79 for Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT); 60 for Revised TOEFL paper-delivered Test
      • IELTS – 65

Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by the application deadline and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls.Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.

Scholarship Restriction:
Only for Women

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required
UG Required
TOEFL Required (minimum score 79)
IELTS Required (minimum score 6.5)


Additional Information:

    • Deadline: November 15 every year
    • Notification of decisions emailed to all applicants

iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from all countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their high school diploma or bachelors degree depending on the course level they are applying for, or any other equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
LOR, CV, Financial/Tax Documents, Official transcripts, Letter of Admission, Proof of current enrollment, and certified English translation for all documents provided in a foreign language.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
Not available.