Women are encouraged through scholarships, to pursue higher education and research in fields such as Business, Finance, Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Peace, Information Technology, and International Development. Here is a list of top 10 International Scholarships which are meant for Women.
AAUW International Fellowships for Women
AAUW (previously known as the American Association of University Women) give International Fellowships for full-time study or research in the U.S to women who are not from the United States amd who are not permanent United States residents. Both graduate, undergraduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions and are supported.
The scholarship costs $18,000 (Master’s/Professional Fellowship), $30,000 (Postdoctoral Fellowship), or 20,000 (Doctorate Fellowship).
Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships meant for Women
The Faculty for the Future program was launched in the year 2004 and it awards fellowships to women from emerging and developing countries to study PhD or Post-doctorate studies in technology, engineering, science and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at leading universities worldwide. The grants are based on actual costs up to a maximum of $ 40,000-50,000 per year.
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund for Women
The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) awards women from developing countries and middle-income countries to strengthen their professional and leadership skills and further their education. they improve the lives of children and women. Currently the MMMF manages education scholarship programs in three regions: South Africa, US/Canada, and Latin America. An MMMF gives covers only a portion of the total costs for a academic year.
PEO International Peace Scholarship for Women
The International Peace Scholarship Fund is a scholarship program which gives scholarships for women who are selected from other countries for graduate study in Canada and the United States. The maximum scholarship amount for a year of study is 12,500 dollars but it depends on affordable prices. Lesser amounts may be offered.
UNESCO-L’Oreal Fellowships For Women in Science
Each year, L’Oreal in partnership with UNESCO, awards fellowships to women researchers pursuing doctoral or post-doctoral research programs in various fields within the life sciences, such as neurobiology, genetics, ecology and biotechnology at recognized research institutions worldwide. Depending on rac country, the Fellowships costs $15,000-$60,000.
Amelia Earhart Fellowship for Women in Aerospace-related Sciences and Engineering
Established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, the Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to 35 women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in space sciences and
aerospace engineering at any college or university offering degrees and accredited post-graduate courses and in these fields. The fellowship costs US$10,000.
Forte MBA Fellows Program for Women
The Forté Fellows Program was created for increasing the number of women applying and enrolling to MBA programs by awarding fellowships to women pursuing a part-time, full-time, or executive MBA education at sponsored business schools. fellows gain exposure to leading companies in the Forté network in addition to the financial support provided through fellowships awarded by Forté member schools.