Scholarship Detail

Selected Professions Fellowships

Program Information

Deadline Month: December
Application Deadline Dates: 12/01/2021
Award Amount: $5,000–$18,000
Selected Professions Fellowships are 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. Women pursuing full-time study in a master’s or professional degree program in which women are underrepresented, including STEM, law, business, and medicine. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Type: Graduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Senior
Area of Study: Business, Engineering and Computer Science, Math
Descriptors: Female
Restricted: Science and Technology Group Fellowships Architecture (M.Arch.). Computer/information science (MS). Engineering (ME, MS). Mathematics/statistics (MS) Focus Professions Group Fellowships Open only to women from ethnic minority groups historically underrepresented in certain fields within the United States: Black/African American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican and other Hispanic, Native American/Alaska Native and Asian American/Pacific Islander. Business administration (MBA). Law (JD). Medicine (MD), (DO).
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident

Submission Requirements

Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 3
Letters of Rec Notes: At least one letter must be from a professor under whom you have studied recently. Others can be from professors and/or professional colleagues. AAUW does not accept references from dossier services, such as Parchment or Interfolio. For medical students only: You are required to submit a dean’s letter as one of your three letters of recommendation.
Resume: No
Personal Essay: No
Project Proposal: Yes

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