* indicates a Work Experience Fellowship/Professional Internship
* AAUW Educational Foundation
Offers a variety of funding opportunities for women. Programs include fellowships or grants for doctoral work & research, career development, community action, teaching in public schools, international students and for study in specific degree programs where women's participation has traditionally been low.
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program consists of two competitions: NSF Graduate Fellowships and NSF Minority Graduate Fellowships. Each of these competitions has a component for Women in
Engineering and Computer and Information Science. These fellowships are awarded to outstanding students for graduate study in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
Deadline: Early November, annually
* Seventeen/Cover Girl Volunteerism Awards
The award is for young women ages 12 to 21 who have done something extraordinary in the field of volunteerism, and whose accomplishments have benefited others in a major way. You may enter yourself or you can nominate someone you feel is deserving of an award. First-place recipients will win $10,000 plus an additional cash donation will go to a charitable organization they've worked to support. Second-place winners will each receive a $5,000 scholarship, as well as a cash donation for the organization they support. Up to 24 more winners received honorable mentions and a $1,000 Savings Bond. Look for more information in fall issues of Seventeen Magazine. 212-407-9700.