Eligibility: Women in the final year of writing their dissertation who are not already holding a fellowship or grant for supporting their final year of completing the dissertation. Women conducting postdoctoral research full time or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks are also eligible to apply. U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Description: In selecting fellowship recipients, AAUW considers an applicant’s scholarly excellence, the quality of her project, teaching experience and other criteria. The award amounts to $20,000.