The Graduate Women International(GWI) is a renown institution that offers a number of international fellowships and grants to women graduates for postgraduate research, study and training. GWI focus is to help girls and women in furthering secondary, higher and continuing education.
GIW offers a range of scholarships some of which you can get as a registered member of the group or apply as an independent member. They have well defined criteria for applying for International fellowships and grants to women graduates.
The following additional information will be helpful to prospective applicants
- Fellowships are for 8 to 12 months of work. They are intended to enhance the original research or scholarship on which a postgraduate applicant is already engaged. First year doctoral students and applicants just beginning their research are not eligible.
- Grants are for a minimum of 2 months of work. They are awarded for specialized training, independent research, or to assist in the completion of a postgraduate degree.
- All candidates must have obtained admission to the proposed place of study or research prior to applying to GWI’s competition.
- No assistance is given for attending conferences or for direct family support.
- The awards are not renewable.
- Certain awards carry additional restrictions. The FfWG Fellowship is reserved for women whose study or research will take place in Great Britain. The Dorothy Leet Grants are reserved for women graduates from countries with a comparatively low per capita income and for those who either wish to work as experts in these countries or whose research is of value to such countries.
GWI offers up to 25 scholarships for women graduates. the follow are examples of scholarship awards for women graduates administered by GWI:
- FfWG Fellowship – 6,000 pounds sterling every 2 years
- CFUW/A. Vibert Douglas Fellowship – 8,000 Canadian dollars
- Ida Smedley MacLean Fellowship – 8,000 Swiss francs
- Winifred Cullis Grant – 5,000 Swiss francs
- Dorothy Leet Grant – 4,500 Swiss francs
- NZFGW Daphne Purves Grant – 4,000 Swiss francs
Application for 2019 scholarship competition will open soon
For more information, please visit the GWI website to review eligibility criteria