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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Career Development Grant

Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Will support a master's degree, second bachelor's degree, certification program, or specialized training in technical or professional fields (not available for PhD work). Award Amount: $2,000 - $12,000.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents whose last degree was received before June 30, 2012. Funds are available for tuition, fees, books, supplies, local transportation, and dependent care.


mid December

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: First Year Graduate Student, Masters Student

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)
Post Bachelors

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:
Woman and US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Last Updated:
July 11, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17