Saturday, 10 April 2010

International Foundation of University Women,Switzerland

Brief Description

IFUW and its national affiliates help to build the future by offering fellowships and grants to enable women achieve their educational goals.

Eligible Countries

Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, England & Wales, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Guinea, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland & Northern Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, Scotland, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Uganda, USA, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe and IFUW Independent Members.

Field of study


Level of study
PhD an Postdoc...

Requirements for application

·must be a female graduate
·must be either a member of one of IFUW’s national federations and associations or an IFUW International Member
·must have completed the first year of a doctoral degree.
·must have been accepted for admission to the institute where the work will be carried out

Deadline for application

Members of IFUW's national federations and associations must apply through their national headquarters. The deadline varies by country, but normally falls beween August and mid-September 2010. Please ask your national headquarters for the exact deadline. IFUW Independent Members must apply through IFUW Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The deadline is 1 October 2010.



o CFUW/A. Vibert Douglas Fellowship – approx. €7500-,
o Ida Smedley MacLean Fellowship – approx. between €4,950 and €6,200-,
o Ruth Bowden International Fellowship – approx. €5000-,


o NZFGW Daphne Purves International Grants – approx. between €1,850 and €3,700
o Winifred Cullis Grants – approx. between €1,850 and €3,700
o Dorothy Leet Grants – approx. between €1,850 and €3,700d

Application information
Application instructions
Application form

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