See also AAUW International Fellowships at
Application period: August 2022 to November 2022 (11:59 p.m. PT) [TBA]


Application period: August 1, 2021 to December 1, 2021 (11:59 p.m. PT)

Eligibility requirements:

  • Women who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Academic excellence
  • Pursuit of or current enrollment in a master's degree program in architecture, computer science, engineering, mathematics or statistics.
  • Ethnic minorities in pursuit of or enrollment in business administration, law and medicine

Award summary: American Association of University Women (AAUW) Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue or are enrolled in full-time study at accredited U.S. institutions through a designated degree program in which women's participation traditionally has been low.

Application process: online; see website above for complete instructions

Application requirements:

  • Proposed fellowship project
  • Academic/professional background
  • Career plans and professional goals
  • Narrative autobiography
  • Budget
  • Resume/C.V.
  • Letters of recommendation (3)
  • Official transcripts of postsecondary academic work from all institutions where degrees were earned
  • Official transcript for graduate work currently in progress
  • Filing fee: $35 (nonrefundable)

NOTE: Separate instructions for architecture and law students. Please refer to the AAUW website.

Faculty representative: Keith Raether

Contact: or (319) 688-4334

Mailing address: AAUW Career Development Grants  
c/o ACT Inc.
P.O. Box 4030
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030

Shipping Address (preferred for overnight courier, such as FedEx or UPS)            
AAUW Career Development Grants  
c/o ACT Inc.  
101 ACT Drive  
Iowa City, IA 52243