AAUW is providing grants to international women candidates for pursuing their education in the country. All the graduates, post-graduates, doctoral and post-doctoral candidates are eligible to file their candidature. To file your candidature, you need to submit an official transcript, letters of recommendations, should hold an academic degree equivalent to a US bachelor’s degree and aim to return to their home country after the completion of the course. The grant is for those candidates who are motivated to work for the betterment of their home country. The candidates should be proficient in English and should hold a valid IELTS or TOEFL score or any other verifications accepted by AAUW. The applications need to be submitted by 11:59 pm central time on November 15, 2020. The decisions will be emailed to all the applicants on April 15, 2021.
The winning recipients will receive an amount ranging between $18,000 to $30,000. This is a great opportunity for women students to reduce their expense of education in the country. The quality of education in the USA is world-class but the cost of education is comparatively high and can be a hurdle to the students for pursuing their dreams. This grant can help you achieve your goals and apply your experience for the betterment of your country. The monetary reward can be used in various ways to lighten your fees burden and help you take a step toward the ladder of success. This is a once in a lifetime chance and should definitely not be missed.
AAUW has been working to narrow the gender pay gap, which greets women as soon as they enter the workforce and widens throughout their work lives. They aim to provide equal opportunities in the field of education. More than 60% of women face barriers and biases throughout their schooling. AAUW aims to remove those barriers and help women achieve their dreams. The members, supporters and staff of AAUW work at local, state and federal levels to support laws and policies that enable women’s success.
Refer to the table below for further details:
|Educational Level||Graduates and postgraduates|
|Amount||$18,000, $20,000 & $30,000|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Application Deadline||November 15, 2021|
|Requirements||Transcripts and official letters|
Who May be Eligible?
International fellowships are awarded to full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents. Both graduates and post-graduate studies in the US are supported. To be eligible, the applicants must have earned the equivalent of a US Bachelor’s degree by the application deadline and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of application. The applicants must intend to return back to their home country after the course completion and should be fluent in English, should hold a valid TOEFL or IELTS score.
How to Apply?
For applying to the scholarship, the candidates have to satisfy the following criteria:
- Applicants must pass the eligibility quiz.
- Provide three recommendations from professors or professional colleagues well acquainted with you, your work and your academic background.
- Proof of highest degree.
- Transcripts must include a list of courses taken and grades received.
- Proof of current enrollment.
- Proof of bachelor’s degree.
- V/ Resume.
The recipients will be awarded the different amount for different criteria mentioned as below:
- Master’s/ first professional degree- $18,000
- Doctoral- $20,000
- Postdoctoral- $30,000
This is a great opportunity for individuals to aid their education without any burden falling on the family. Studying in the USA is very expensive for international candidates, therefore, this aid can help you hugely.
The last date to submit your candidature is November 15, 2021. All the documents need to be submitted along with the application form for consideration of candidature.