Eligibility: Women holding a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, of outstanding ability and promise in research, who are performing hypothesis-driven research in the U.S. or abroad.
Description: GWIS offers fellowships to help increase knowledge in the natural sciences and to encourage research careers in the sciences by women. Endowment funds provide the annual income that supports scientific research done by GWIS award winners. Financial need of research funding is a requirement for the application. No project that has already been fully funded will be eligible for the awards. A maximum of $10,000 may be requested.