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Graduate Women in Science National Fellowship Program

Goes By: GWIS

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


Graduate Women in Science Electronic deadline
Monday, January 10, 2022

About this Fellowship

The Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) fellowship provides support for research for anyone who identifies as a woman conducting scientific research at any institution in the United States or abroad. Applications may be of various career levels, from graduate students to assistant professors.

Applicants may be in the natural or social sciences as long as their research employs the scientific method and is hypothesis-driven.

The GWIS fellowship supports research-related expenses (equipment, travel for fieldwork, compensation for study subjects, etc.) for a period of up to 12 months. It may not be used for tuition or living expenses.

Applicants must be members of GWIS and be able to demonstrate financial need for research funding.

Award Value

Up to $10,000 for research expenses

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral


No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: May 26, 2022

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