Australian Federation of Graduate Women Inc. (AFGW), its States and Territiories and their Branches place the highest priority on providing financial assistance for women to undertake university studies. They offer a number of Fellowships, Grants and Bursaries:

* National AFGW Fellowships

mortar board and diplomaThe national body of the Australian Federation of Graduate Women Inc. (AFGW) awards Fellowships to women who are Australian citizens or permanent residents for postgraduate research. The national body of AFGW offers the Fellowships to women for postgraduate research. Go to National Scholarships

* AFGW’s State and Territory Associations

STA’s scholarships and awards have their own priorities and guidelines and may be limited to applicants diplomaresiding in the State or Territory or enrolled at one of their universities. Please refer to the relevant web links within AFGW State and Territory Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

* Graduate Women International (formerly IFUW)

Graduate Hugging MotherOnly women graduates who are members of one of GWI’s national federations and associations (NFA) or GWI Independent members may apply. The awards are to be used for postgraduate research, study or training Go to  GWI Fellowships and Grants

Chitra Ghosh Award

Graduate Women International (GWI) is pleased to announce that the this Award for outstanding women will be awarded at the 32nd GWI General Assembly in Cape Town, South Africa in August 2016. The award will be offered to a member of a national federation or association (NFA) (or any branch thereof) of GWI and must be the recipient must be a graduate of a recognised university. A citation and a cash prize of $1000 seed money will be donated by Prof Chitra Ghosh, Past President GWI. The awardee must have contributed to the development/betterment of the association to which she belongs and preference will be given to a candidate who has designed and has executed or is involved in an ongoing project of her NFA that promotes empowerment of members of her NFA or of a group of women or girls in her society. Details of the project and the candidate’s involvement should be provided. Please see the attached application form for more information. We invite all federation and association members to apply, using the form attached. Please fill in and return this form Chitra Ghosh Award to [email protected] by July 30.

 * Scholarships Other Than Those Offered by AFGW or GWI

These listed on the AFGW website because they reflect AFGW and GWI policies Non-AFGW or GWI Scholarships