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K-State Today

November 17, 2014

Selected Professions Fellowships for women, deadline Jan. 10

Submitted by Barbara Gatewood


The American Association of University Women is accepting applications for its Selected Professions Fellowships to support women pursing full-time study in a master's or professional degree program in which women are underrepresented, including STEM, architecture, law, business and medicine. Award amounts for one-year grants are $5,000-$18,000. The application deadline is Jan. 10, 2015. Application guidelines and procedures are available online.

The association provides about $4 million annually in fellowships and grants. Other upcoming funding opportunities through the association include: International Fellowships, deadline Dec. 1; Career Development Grants, deadline Dec. 15; and Community Action Grants, deadline Jan. 15, 2015. Please email specific application questions to the association's application processing center aauw@scholarshipamerica.org or call 319-688-4334.

As the nation's leading organization for promoting equity and education for women and girls, American Association of University Women is a nationwide community with more than 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 local branches, and 800 college/university partners. Visit the Manhattan Branch website to learn more about meetings, programs and local scholarship opportunities.

K-State is an official American Association of University Women university partner, thus all undergraduate students can receive a free e-student membership by completing the application online. Special rates are available to graduate students. Recent graduates — within the last two years — can receive a free membership through the Give a Grad a Gift Program by contacting the branch at manhattanksaauw@gmail.com. Regular membership is open to all graduates with an associate degree or higher from an accredited institution.