External fellowships for women
American Association of University Women - Various fellowships and grants available for women who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Awards for individual research projects and formal academic pursuit. All applicants must have demonstrated scholarly excellence. Preference given to women whose civil, community or professional work shows a commitment to advancing the welfare of women and girls. Women of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
CIC Travel Grants for Women in Science and Engineering - Graduate women students enrolled in any science, engineering, or mathematics degree program at CIC institutions are eligible to apply. WISE travel grants will be limited to a maximum award of $500 per student, including the institution’s match. Awardees will also be asked to present their papers or posters and to describe their conference experience at an appropriate forum on their home campus.
Kappa Kappa Gamma - For members in a variety of fields who need funding assistance. Must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. Enclose stamped self-addressed envelope for request, and note chapter membership.
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowships - Fellowship in support of first-year graduate or professional study, normally undertaken within the year following receipt of the baccalaureate degree, are awarded by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Must be active member of Phi Kappa Phi on the date the awards are made.
Sigma Delta Epsilon Graduate Women in Science Fellowship - Designed to increase knowledge in the fundamental sciences and encourage research in science by women. There are three different programs and wards range from $300 to $3,000.