American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowships

These 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.

Sponsor: American Association of University Women Educational Foundation


Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded for the following programs:

  • Architecture 

  • Computer/Information Sciences 

  • Engineering

  • Mathematics/Statistics

Fellowships in the following degree programs are restricted to women of color, who have been underrepresented in these fields:

  • Master’s in business administration — applicants may apply for second year of study only.

  • Law — applicants may apply for third year of study only.

  • Doctorate in medicine — applicants may apply for third or fourth year of study only.


Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

How to Apply

For complete details and application information, visit AAUW's website.