Since 1917, there have been International Fellowships.
The program will assist women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral studies in the United States and want to return to their native country to pursue a professional career.
Only a few prizes are offered for studies outside of the United States.
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Previous beneficiaries of any AAUW national fellowship or grant are not eligible for international fellowships (not including branch or local awards or Community Action Grants).
AAUW's fellowships and grants are not open to members of the board of directors, committees, panels, task forces, or employees, including current interns. A current awardee is eligible to be elected or appointed to boards, committees, panels, and task forces.
The group meets once a year to assess grant proposals.
The criteria listed above are used to determine awards.
The panel's recommendations are subject to final acceptance by AAUW.
Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis, based on available funding in a given fiscal year.
AAUW does not comment on the deliberations of its award panels to ensure a fair review process.
AAUW does not offer application evaluations.
There are no provisions in place for fellowship proposals to be reconsidered.
AAUW owns the applications and supporting documentation, and they will not be returned or stored for another year.