Australian Graduate Women

We provide financial
assistance to graduate
women through research

The Fellowship funds are intended to facilitate a research project that will extend the nature and/or scope of the currently approved PhD program and the specialised knowledge and skills of the applicant.

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AGW Centenary Winners 2023 AGW Fellowship award winners


The AGW President's words

We are Graduate Women

Australian Graduate Women Inc. (AGW) is the national voice of graduate women, works through initiatives in Education for advancement, wellbeing of women and girls. AGW links women across Australia in friendship, cooperation, understanding with each other - and networks of women graduates worldwide. We view education as essential for:

  • Empowering women
  • Reducing poverty
  • Improving health
  • Supporting human rights
  • Maintaining human security
  • Building peace.

Australian Graduate Women Inc. places the highest priority on providing financial assistance for women to undertake university studies. A key issue for AGW is education, with emphasis on tertiary education of girls and women.

AGW is a national affiliate of Graduate Women International (GWI) headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland – formerly International Federation of University Women (IFUW). GWI advocates for women’s rights, equality and empowerment and for access to quality secondary and tertiary education and training up to the highest levels.

We work with women graduates across all cultures,
all fields of study, all professions and all generations
to empower women and girls through lifelong education
for leadership, decision-making and peace.

AGW welcomes all women graduates who support its mission and vision.     JOIN US NOW