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American Association of University Women grants and fellowships

http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellowships_grants/international.cfm

International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S.
2012 – 2013 Academic Year

Master’s/Professional Fellowship: $18,000
Doctoral Fellowship: $20,000
Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000
Applications available: August 1 – December 1, 2011
Application deadline*: December 1, 2011
Fellowship year: July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013

  • All supporting documents must also be received by this date. If an application deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, supporting documents must be received the next business day.

http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellowships_grants/selected.cfm

2012–2013 Academic Year
Master’s and First Professional Awards: $5,000 – $18,000
Applications available: August 1, 2011 – January 10, 2012
Application deadline: January 10, 2012
Fellowship year: July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013

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 (see list below). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded for the following programs:

Architecture (M.Arch, M.S.Arch) Computer/Information Sciences (M.S.) Engineering (M.E., M.S.) Mathematics/Statistics (M.S.)

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

Business Administration (M.B.A.) – applicants may apply for 2nd year of study only Law (J.D.) – applicants may apply for 3rd year of study only Medicine (M.D., D.O.) – applicants may apply for 3rd or 4th year of study only

http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellowships_grants/career_development.cfm

2012-2013 Academic Year

Award: $2,000 – $12,000
Applications available*: August 1 – December 15, 2011
Application deadline*: December 15, 2011
Grant year: July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013

  • All supporting documents must also be received by this date. If an application deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, supporting documents must be received the next business day.

Career Development Grants support women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the work force. Special consideration is given to women of color, and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields.

Grants provide support for course work beyond a bachelor’s degree, including a master’s degree, second bachelor’s degree, or specialized training in technical or professional fields. Funds are available for distance learning. Course work must be taken at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States, or at a technical school that is fully licensed or accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Funds are not available for PhD-level work.

http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellowships_grants/community_action.cfm

2012–2013 Grant Year

Award: $2,000 – $10,000
Applications available: August 1, 2011 – January 15, 2012
Application deadline: January 15, 2012

Community Action grants provide funds to individuals, AAUW branches and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls.

One-year grants ($2,000 – $7,000 over one year July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013) One-year grants provide seed money for new projects. Topic areas are unrestricted, but should include a clearly defined activity that promotes education and equity for women and girls. Two-year grants ($5,000 – $10,000 over two yearsJuly 1, 2012 – June 30, 2014) Two-year grants provide start-up funds for longer-term programs that address the particular needs of the community and develop girls’ sense of efficacy through leadership or advocacy opportunities. Topic areas are unrestricted, but should include a clearly defined activity that promotes education and equity for women and girls.

Applicants must be women who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Nonprofit organizations must be based in the United States. Grant projects must have direct public impact, be nonpartisan, and take place within the United States or its territories.

Special consideration is given to projects focused on K-12 and community college girls’ and women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering or math.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institution partners.

For 130 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.

AAUW’s Mission
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

AAUW’s Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.

Organization

AAUW includes both a section 501©(3) public charity, the primary membership organization, and the AAUW Action Fund, a smaller section 501©(4) social welfare organization that may engage in limited activities related to member activism and voter education

by teru kuwayama at 2011-11-28 19:36:14 UTC | Bookmark | | Report spam→

deadlines:

December 1, 2011 International Fellowships
January 10, 2012 American Fellowships
January 10, 2012 Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships
January 15, 2012 Selected Professions Fellowships
January 15, 2012 Community Action grants

by teru kuwayama | 28 Nov 2011 19:11 | New York City, United States | | Report spam→

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