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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN: American Fellowships

Deadline: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 23:59

 

THIS IS AN INTERNAL DEADLINE ONLY. THE 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS PASSED. THE LAST DEADLINE WAS ON NOVEMBER 1, 2019. PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES.

Program Purpose

AAUW’s American Fellowships program has been in existence since 1888, making it the oldest noninstitutional source of graduate funding for women in the United States. The program provides fellowships for women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks.

Postdoctoral Research Leave Program Purpose

The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equity for women in higher education. This fellowship is designed to assist the candidate in obtaining tenure and further promotions by enabling her to spend a year pursuing independent research