Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards in Aerospace Sciences and Engineering for Women Worldwide

Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Course(s) Offered: Aerospace related
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: Zonta International
Country to Study in: Any country

Scholarship Description
Established in 1938, the Amelia Earhart Fellowship program helps talented women, pursuing advanced studies in the typically male-dominated fields of aerospace-related sciences and engineering, to achieve their educational goals.

Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree who demonstrate a superior academic record in the field of aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering are eligible for the Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship.

Interested in applying for the fellowship or know someone who may be eligible? The Amelia Earhart Fellowship of US$10,000, awarded to fellows around the globe each year, may be used at any university or college in the world offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees.

Zonta International: Amelia Earhart Fellowship program

Women of any nationality are eligible.

Applicant must be registered full time.

Applicant must be enrolled in a Ph.D./doctoral program in a qualifying area of science or engineering closely related to advanced studies in aerospace-applied science or aerospace-applied engineering.

Applicant must be female.

Please note that post-doctoral research programs are not eligible for the Fellowship. Members and employees of Zonta International or the Zonta International Foundation are also not eligible to apply for the Fellowship.

Note that previous Amelia Earhart Fellows are not eligible to apply to renew the Fellowship for a second year.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries are eligible

Participating Institutions
Fellowships may be used at any university or college in the world offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees

Fields of study
PhD/doctoral level courses in any qualifying area of advanced studies in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering

Number of awards
Up to 30 fellows from around the globe are awarded each year

Sponsorship duration
Fellowships are awarded to cover the entire period of the doctoral studies

Scholarship benefits
The Fellowship of US$10,000 is awarded annually to fellows around the globe each year. The fellowship enables women to invest in state-of-the-art computers to conduct their research, purchase expensive books and resource materials, and participate in specialized studies around the globe.

Method of Application
If you are interested in applying for the Amelia Earhart Fellowship or you know someone who may be eligible, then get them to apply before the deadline date below. Click here to register an account and apply for this fellowship. Note that you no longer need to download the application forms.

The Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Committee reviews the applications and recommends recipients to the Zonta International Board of Directors. All applicants will be notified of their status by the end of April of the next year following applications.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply to this fellowship.

You must apply on or before 15 November 2018 to be considered

Established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, the Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering. Amelia Earhart Fellows have gone on to become astronauts, aerospace engineers, astronomers, professors, geologists, business owners, heads of companies, even Secretary of the US Air Force.

Application Deadline: 15 November 2018
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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