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AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships

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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.

Requires a $35 non-refundable filing fee.

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

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


AAUW Selected Professions Electronic Deadline
Saturday, December 1, 2018
11:59 p.m. CST

Last updated: September 5, 2017