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Competition Details

AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships

Goes By: AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

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.

Fellowships are awarded for the following master’s programs:


Computer/information sciences



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

Award Value

Awards range from $5,000-$18,000.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Masters, Doctoral, Professional Degree: Business, Professional Degree: Law

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Masters, Doctoral, Professional Degree: Business, Professional Degree: Law
Academic Areas STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Law, Business
Areas of Interest Underrepresented populations
Language Funding No
Location Domestic


AAUW Selected Professions Electronic Deadline
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
11:59 p.m. CST

Last updated: June 9, 2021

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