Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by September 30 of the application year, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Up to five International Master’s/First Professional Degree Fellowships are renewable for a second year.
Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, and sciences. Applicants must intend to devote themselves full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship yea, intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career, and be proficient in English. See website for detailed eligibility.