The American Association of University Women (AAUW) provides women in male-dominated fields of law, medicine, science and technology a 1-year fellowship. These Selected Professions Fellowships were created to assist women with funding for graduate studies in certain areas of study that are predominantly male.
Health Sciences. Physical Sciences. School of Arts and Architecture. School of Education and Information Studies. School of Engineering. School of Law. School of Management. Architecture, Computer/Information Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics/Statistics. Fellowships in business administration, law, and medicine professions are restricted to women of color.
Prospective Graduate Students. Current Graduate Students. Students Working on Master's Thesis. Students Working on Doctoral Dissertation.
Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Applicants must be full-time students at an accredited US institution during the fellowship year and should be pursing a course of study in the US over the full academic year. Students must have the intent of pursuing a full-time study. Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded for certain master's programs. Applications of business administration must be for 2nd year of study only. Applications of law must be for 3rd year of study only. Applications of medicine must be for 3rd/4th year of study only. Requires proposed fellowship project with budget. Official Transcripts of postsecondary academic work. 3 letters of recommendation (at least 1 from a professor under whom you have studied recently). Medical students: must submit a dean's letter as one of the three letters of recommendation. CV or resume. Narratives. Budget. $35 filing fee. Special consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate their intent to enter professional practice in disciplines in which women are underrepresented. Special consideration given to non-traditional students. Priority is given to women who do not already hold a master's or first professional degree.
Stipends range between $5,000-$18,000.
AAUW Fellowships and Grants
1111 Sixteenth St. NW
Washington, DC 20036