Description: The primary purpose of the American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equity for women in higher education. This fellowship is designed to assist the candidate in obtaining tenure and further promotions by enabling her to spend a year pursuing independent research. Open to applicants in all fields of study. Scholars engaged in science, technology, engineering and math fields or those researching gender issues are especially encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Tenured professors ineligible. Not open to previous recipients of any AAUW national fellowship or grant (not including branch or local awards or Community Action Grants). American Fellowships are open to scholars who identify as women in all fields of study at an accredited institution of higher education or research. Applicants must hold a doctorate classified as a research degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., D.B.A., D.M.) or an M.F.A at the time of application. See website for full eligibility details.
Deadline: 11:59 pm PT, Nov. 1, 2021