Congrats 2021-22 Fellows & Grantees! AAUW is excited to announce nearly $5 million in funding to more than 260 fellows and grantees in the 2021-22 award year. These exceptional recipients will pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls.
Congrats 2021-22 Fellows & Grantees!
For women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations or conduct postdoctoral research, or to those preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks.
For women pursuing a certificate or degree to advance their careers, change careers, or reenter the workforce in education, health and medical sciences, or social sciences and whose bachelor’s degree was received at least eight years before the award period.
For individuals, AAUW branches and states, and nonprofit organizations that fund innovative programs or that promote education and equity through projects focused on encouraging girls to select, before entering college, the physical sciences or engineering as a career.
For women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents
For alumnae of AAUW’s International Fellowships program who are living in their home countries and pursuing community-based projects to improve the social advancement and economic empowerment of women and girls
For women conducting basic research in engineering, medicine or the physical or biological sciences and who have a doctorate degree in one of those fields. Grantees are required to publish their research in a scholarly scientific publication and be listed as a primary author.
For women pursuing full-time study in a master’s or professional degree program in which women are underrepresented, including STEM, law, business and medicine.
Welcome, Class of 2021-22!
Dr. Nabiha Saklayen, 2013-14 International Fellow and CEO and Co-Founder of Cellino, welcomes the incoming class of AAUW fellows and grantees.
Meet a Grantee
As an advocate for social justice, Chasity J. Deal’s current area of research focuses on the correlation between inadequate housing and inequitable health care within our underrepresented and underserved populations. Her research also focuses on poverty and health, and how this correlation affects entire populations. She intends to pursue her doctoral degree upon earning her master’s. Her goal is to start a nonprofit research organization devoted to eradicating food and water insecurity in the United States.