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K-State Today Student Edition

November 19, 2013



American Association of University Women International Fellowships for women application deadline is Dec. 1.

By Barbara M. Gatewood

Applications are now being accepted for American Association of University Women International Fellowships to support women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents to pursue full-time graduate or postgraduate research. Categories include master’s/first professional degree fellowship of $18,000; doctoral fellowship of $20,000; and postdoctoral fellowship of $30,000.  The application deadline is Dec. 1.

Applications are available on the association's website.

Other upcoming funding opportunities through the association include career development grants, which have a deadline of Dec. 15; selected professions fellowships, which have a deadline of Jan. 10, 2014; and community action grants, which have a deadline of Jan. 15, 2014. 

Please direct specific application questions to ACT, American Association of University Women's application processing center, by calling 319-688-4334, emailing aauw@act.org or writing to the customer service center at AAUW Fellowships and Grants, C/O ACT Inc., P.O. Box 4030, Iowa City, IA 52243-4030.

The Manhattan Branch of the American Association of University Women would like to inform K-State women students and faculty about these excellent funding opportunities. Visit the website or email manhattanksaauw@gmail.com to learn more about monthly meetings, programs, membership and networking opportunities.  

American Association of University Women, founded in 1881, is a nationwide community with more than 1000,000 members and donors, 1,000 local branches, and 500 college/university partners. The association's mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. As a leader in providing educational, professional and economic opportunities for women nationally and globally, it provides nearly $4 million annually in fellowships and grants. The association is one of the world’s premier sources of funding for women pursuing advanced degrees, conducting faculty research, programs fostering girls' achievements and gender equity, and women entering nontraditional fields.  

Regular membership in the association is open to all graduates with an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate, or higher degree from an accredited institution. Special rates are available for graduate students, and all full-time K-State undergraduate students can receive free AAUW e-student affiliation by completing the application online.