Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation)


 

Fellowship Information

Description:

The Amelia Earhart Fellowship program helps talented women, pursuing advanced studies in the typically male-dominated fields of aerospace-related sciences and engineering, achieve their educational goals. The Fellowship enables these 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. 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.

Who Should Apply:

Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree who demonstrate a superior academic record in the field of aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering are eligible. 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. Current fellows may apply to renew the Fellowship for a second year and will undergo the same application and evaluation procedures as first-time applicants.

Number & Amount Available:

Fellowships carry a stipend of $6,000; approximately 35 are awarded annually

Citizenship Requirements:
non-USA
non-USA w/greencard
USA
STEM Fields Only:
Yes

Student Information

Required GPA:
Any
Varies
Academic Level:
Junior
Senior
Graduate

Deadlines

Initial Deadline:
November 15
NC State Campus Deadline:

None

National Deadline:
November 15
National Deadline Info:
The 2015 contest is TBA