AAUW American Short-Term Research Publication Grants 2020 (up to $6,000)
Deadline: November 1, 2020
Applications are invited for the AAUW American Short-Term Research Publication Grants 2020. The Short-Term Research Publication Grants provide support to scholars to prepare research manuscripts for publication. Preference will be given to applicants whose work supports the vision of AAUW: to break through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.
Time must be available for eight consecutive weeks of final writing and editing in response to issues raised in critical reviews. These grants can be awarded to both tenure-track and part-time faculty, and to new and established researchers. The grants are designed to assist the candidate in obtaining tenure and other promotions.
- $6,000 is available for an eight-week grant period.
American Short-Term Research Publication Grants funds are available for:
- Living expenses.
- Clerical and technical support.
- Research assistance related to verification (not basic research).
- Office supplies, postage, copying and related expenses.
- Dependent child care.
- Journal fees.
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents;
- Open to scholars who identify as women in all fields of study;
- Short-Term Research Publication Grants applicants must hold a Ph.D., Ed.D., D.B.A., M.F.A., J.D., M.D., D.M.D., D.V.M., D.S.W., or M.P.H. at the time of application;
- Tenured professors are not eligible;
- The grants are for tenure-track, part-time, and temporary faculty, as well as new and established researchers at universities;
- Scholars with strong publication records should seek funding elsewhere;
- Time must be available for eight consecutive weeks of final manuscript preparation. While many recipients, especially full-time faculty members, will use the awards during the summer, recipients may use the funds at any time during the fellowship year.
- All applicants must demonstrate that the support will result in a reduction of their ongoing work-related activities.
- The grants are not for preliminary research. Activities undertaken during the grant period can include drafting, editing, or modifying manuscripts; replicating research components; responding to issues raised through critical review; and other initiatives to increase the likelihood of publication.
- The publication must be original and cannot be co-authored.
- Applicants may not apply for another AAUW national fellowship or grant in the same year.
- American Fellowships are not open to previous recipients of any AAUW national fellowship or grant (not including branch or local awards or Community Action Grants).
- Members of the AAUW Board of Directors, committees, panels, task forces and staff, including current interns, are not eligible to apply for AAUW’s fellowships and grants. A person holding a current award is eligible for election or appointment to boards, committees, panels, and task forces.
In selecting fellowship recipients, the following criteria will be considered:
- Applicant’s scholarly excellence.
- Quality of project design.
- Originality of project.
- Scholarly significance of project to the discipline.
- Feasibility of project and proposed schedule.
- Qualifications of applicant.
- Applicant’s commitment to women’s issues in the profession/community.
- Applicant’s mentoring of other women.
- Applicant’s teaching experience.
- Potential of applicant to make a significant contribution to the field.
- Applicant is from an underrepresented racial/ethnic background.
- Applicant is from an underrepresented area of the country and/or type of university other than a top-level research institution.
- Financial Need.
Complete all required components in the following areas:
- Eligibility: Applicants must pass the eligibility quiz to be reviewed by the selection panel.
- Recommendations: Provide three recommendations from the applicant’s advisers, colleagues or others well acquainted with her, her project/work and her teaching. Standardized or form-letter recommendations are discouraged. AAUW does not accept references from dossier services.
- Proof of degree: Submit transcript(s) or original letter showing proof of a Ph.D., Ed.D., M.F.A., J.D., M.D., D.M.D., D.V.M., D.B.A., D.S.W., or M.P.H. degree.
- Project institution form: Submit the form that indicates you have approval from the proposed institution and the authority with whom the work will be done to conduct the research and have institutional affiliation, laboratory or office space, and library privileges during the award period. No substitutions for this form will be accepted.
For more information, visit AAUW.