AAUW International Fellowship of $18000 (For Women only!)


  • Applicable for: All universities in USA
  • Max scholarship per student: USD 18,000
  • No. of students to be awarded: 5
  • Course Level: Masters Degree, Bachelors Diploma, Masters Diploma, Bachelors Certificate, Masters Certificate
  • Type of scholarships: Merit


  • International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Up to five International Master’s/First Professional Degree Fellowships are renewable for a second year; fellows will receive application information for this competitive program.
  • The International Fellowships program awarded its first fellowship in 1917

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only for Women
  • Have citizenship in a country other than the United States or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States
  • Hold an academic degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree completed by November 15, 2019
  • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must have applied by November 15, 2019, to an accredited institution of study for the period of the fellowship year and must indicate the name of the institution in the International Fellowship application
  • Applicants must pass the eligibility quiz to be reviewed by the selection panel
  • Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year
  • Must be proficient in English with the TOEFL test-
  • Minimum score acceptable: 550 for Paper-Based Test (TOEFL PBT); 79 for Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT); 60 for Revised TOEFL paper-delivered Test

Application Process

  • Start the application process by clicking on the link to access the application and create an account through our vendor site. Complete all required components in the following areas.
  • Applicants must pass the eligibility quiz to be reviewed by the selection panel.
  • Provide three recommendations from professors or professional colleagues well acquainted with you, your work, and your academic background, in striving towards scholarly pursuits.


  • ADeadline for submitting completed applications is mid-November