Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Educational Awards

Degree Level: Post UG, or Graduate

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Special Consideration: Female

Location: United States

Duration: One year, or Multi-year, or Any

Deadlines: December. Please check website below for the specific date.


The AWIS Educational Awards support travel for professional development, broadly defined. The aim is to encourage early-career scientists. Individuals may request funding to attend a conference, to acquire specialized training, or to pursue professional development in other ways that take them from home.

Allowable expenses: Registration, tuition, travel (e.g. economy airfare), housing, per diem for meals and local travel, dependent care, and other expenses as justified. Expenses for conducting research while traveling are not allowable.

Any woman who works in a STEM discipline (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and who has earned at least a bachelor’s degree is eligible to apply. Individuals may be graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, employed scientists and engineers, or those seeking to return to school.

Visit the Association for Women in Science Educational Awards site.

Award Details

Amount: Between $1,000 and $3,000

Additional Qualifications: Women