Amelia Earhart Fellowship for Women in Aerospace / Mechanical Engineering 2018

Amelia Earhart Fellowship for Women in Aerospace / Mechanical Engineering 2018

Apply for the ongoing Amelia Earhart Fellowship for Women in Aerospace / Mechanical Engineering 2018; the Interested and Qualified student should follow the instruction below to apply.

Amelia Earhart Fellowship for Women

Amelia Earhart Fellowship for Women

 

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 and encouraged to apply.

Zonta International established the Amelia Earhart Fellowship in 1938 in honor of legendary pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart. Today, the Fellowship of US$10,000 is awarded annually to 35 talented women, pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering around the globe.

The Zonta International offers Amelia Earhart PhD Research fellowship for women of any nationality in Aerospace-related Sciences and Aerospace-related Engineering at any University or College offering Accredited Degrees.

 

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Women from Any Country

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Any University or College offering Accredited Degrees in any country.

What are the subject areas?

PhD/Doctoral degrees in Aerospace-related Sciences and Aerospace-related Engineering

What is the category of this opportunity?

PhD/Doctoral

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree who demonstrate a superior academic record in the field of aerospace-applied sciences or aerospace-applied engineering are eligible.
  • Students must be registered in a full-time Ph.D./doctoral program and completed at least one year of that program or have received a master’s degree in an aerospace-applied field at the time the application is submitted.
  • Applicants must not graduate from their Ph.D. or doctoral program before April 2020.
  • 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.

What are the benefits of the fellowship?

  • Fellowship of US$10,000 is awarded annually
  • 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.

What is the duration of the fellowship?

One year (current fellows can reapply to renew the fellowship each year)

How to Apply for the Amelia Earhart Fellowship

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.

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.

Application Link

Scholarship Webpage

Application Deadline:

15th November 2018.

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