Career Development Grants
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $12,000
Deadline: Nov 15, 2018 9:59pm PST
Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student
Funding uses: Conference, Education / Outreach
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: United States
Location of citizenship: United States
Gender restriction: FemaleView website Save Need help writing this grant?
Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and who, are preparing to advance or change careers or reenter the workforce.
Grants provide support for course work beyond a bachelor’s degree, including a master’s degree, second bachelor’s degree, certification program, or specialized training in technical or professional fields.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Eligible applicants:
- U.S. citizens or permanent residents
- Must reside within the United States during the grant period
- Hold an earned (not honorary) bachelor’s degree
- Received their bachelor’s degree on or before June 30, 2011
- Do not hold an earned (not honorary) graduate or professional degree
- Plan to enroll or are enrolled in courses/activities that are required for professional employment or advancement
- Plan to enroll or are enrolled in one of the following:
- Bachelor’s or associate degree program that is different from the field of study of the previously earned bachelor’s degree
- Master’s degree program
- Certification program
- Technical school
- Professional degree (e.g., law or medicine)
- Distance or online learning programs will be funded only if they are conducted through an accredited institution appearing on the U.S. Department of Education’s list of approved online/distance learning programs.
- Course work must be taken at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States or at a technical school that is fully licensed or accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Eligible costs:
- Educational expenses
- Living expenses
- Dependent child care
- Travel to professional meetings, conferences, or seminars, as long as it does not exceed 10 percent of the fellowship
- Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields.
- Ineligible applicants:
- Previous recipients of any AAUW national fellowship or grant (not including branch or local awards or Community Action Grants)
- Members and officers of the AAUW Board of Directors
- Grants are not available for:
- Prerequisite coursework
- Doctoral coursework or dissertations
- Purchase of equipment
- Indirect costs
- Research assistants
- Previous expenditures, deficits, or repayment of loans
- Publication costs
- Institutional (overhead) costs
- Tuition for dependent's education
- Prerequisite coursework
- Activities that will benefit, supplement, or aid academic institutions with which applicants are affiliated
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