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K-State Today

November 8, 2017



AAUW upcoming grant application information

By Rebecca Bahlmann

One of the world's largest sources of funding for graduate women, the American Association of University Women, or AAUW, provides nearly $4 million in funding each year to women scholars and community projects that benefit women and girls.

The following fellowships and grants are accepting applications:

• AAUW American Fellowships — application deadline Nov. 15. Who may apply: Women pursing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks. Funding: $6,000-$30,000.  

• AAUW International Fellowships for women graduate students and postdocs — application deadline is Dec. 1. Who may apply: Women pursing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Funding: $18,000-$30,000. 

• AAUW Career Development Grants — application deadline Dec. 15. Who may apply: Women pursing a certificate or degree to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the workforce and whose bachelor’s degree was received at least five years before the award period. Funding: $2,000-$12,000.  

• AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships — application deadline: Jan. 10, 2018. Who may apply: Women pursing full-time study in a master’s or professional degree program in which women are underrepresented, including STEM, law, business and medicine. Funding: $5,000-$18,000. 

• AAUW Community Action Grants — application deadline Jan. 15, 2018. Who may apply: Individuals, AAUW branches and states, and nonprofit organizations to fund innovative programs or non degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls. Funding: One–year grant, $2,000-$7,000; two-year grant: $5,000-$10,000. 

Read more about AAUW's grants and fellowships, or email aauw@applyist.com with questions. 

Visit the AAUW Manhattan Branch website or email manhattanksaauw@gmail.com to learn more about monthly meetings, programs and membership benefits.