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American Association of University Women (AAUW) Selected Professions Fellowships

Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low: Architecture; Computer/
information sciences; Engineering; Mathematics/statistics.

Fellowships in the following degree programs are restricted to women of color, who have been underrepresented in these fields:

Master’s in business administration — applicants may apply for second year of study only
Law — applicants may apply for third year of study only
Doctorate in medicine — applicants may apply for third or fourth year of study only

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Priority is given to women who do not already hold a Masters or first professional degree.

Award is $5,000 - $18,000 for the year.


early-mid January

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Computer Science and Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen or permanent resident, Woman

Last Updated:
July 11, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17