- American Association of
University Women (AAUW): Selected Professions Fellowships
- Annual awards to support women in designated fields of graduate
study where female participation has traditionally been low. Special
consideration is given to applicants who demonstrate professional
promise in innovative or neglected areas of research or who practice in
areas of public interest.
- FIELD OF STUDY:
- Architecture, computer/information sciences, engineering,
mathematics/statistics, business administration, law, and medicine.
- Women who are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. The
fellowship is awarded for the final year of study in all degree
programs except for medicine and master's degrees in engineering. See
Web site listed below for further details of eligibility for students
in the various degree programs. Women from all under-represented groups
are strongly encouraged to apply.
- For master's and first professional degrees: $5,000 to $12,000.
For engineering dissertation awards: $20,000. The fellowship year
begins in July following the application deadline and continues through
the following June.
- <www.aauw.org> Deadline
for master's and first professional degree applicants is January 10;
applications are available until December 20. Deadline for engineering
dissertation applicants is November 15; applications are available
through October. Forms and information are available at the Web site.
AAUW Educational Foundation, c/o Customer Service Center, 2201 North
Dodge Street, Dept. 177, Iowa City, IA 52243-4030. Telephone:
319-337-1716 extension 177.