American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation Fellowship

Please consult the program website to confirm details, including applicable deadlines.

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Program Purpose: 

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the US and around the globe. One of the world's largest sources of funding for graduate women, it provides fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations. Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women throughout the world.

Program Description and Benefits: 

International fellowships for full-time female graduate students – who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. AAUE awards $18,000 for master's level students, $20,000 for Ph.D. students. Postdoctoral awards are also available. Supplemental grants support community-based projects in the fellow's home country.


Graduate (master's or doctoral) students in first or second year, or alumni who have applied to or enrolled in graduate program.


Citizens of countries other than the U.S.

Program Deadline: 

Usually December 1.

More information: 

Social entrepeneurs will be interested in the supplemental grants that support community-based projects in the fellow's home country.

How To Apply: 

Students may apply directly to this program. San Francisco State applicants may seek the support of the Fellowships Office well in advance of the deadline for feedback on application essays and other materials.

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Fellowships Office

Dr. Joy Viveros

Phone: 415.405.2128
Reception: Grad Stop, ADM 250 
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132