The Australian Federation of Graduate Women Fellowship

It will next be offered in 2017 with the guidelines and application form available on this website in December 2016.

Who Can Apply? Women students in any branch of learning may apply.

TheĀ  AFGW Fellowship is offered every second year to women graduates who are Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia and are enrolled for a PhD degree by research in any Australian university. The funds are to be used for a specific project or purpose for PhD research in any field. The AFGW Fellowship is offered for the second and subsequent years of a doctoral program. First year doctoral students do not qualify.

What are the Requirements?

The AFGW Fellowship is for 6 to 12 months of work. It is intended to enhance the original research on which a postgraduate applicant is already engaged. First year doctoral students and applicants just beginning their research are not eligible.

Conditions of the Fellowship

Within six months of concluding the work undertaken under the tenure of the fellowship or grant, the recipient must submit a written report on the work accomplished.

The financial assistance given by AFGW must be acknowledged in any published material embodying the results of the work carried out.