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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Women for Costs
Associated With Pursuing Advanced Degrees in Aerospace Fields

Amelia Earhart (AE) Fellowship

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Zonta International

Deadline Date:

11/15/21

Description:

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Fellowships of $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International women for costs associated with pursuing a Ph.D. or doctoral degree in the fields of aerospace engineering and space sciences. Funds may be used for tuition, books, fees, travel, and living expenses. The purpose of funding is to increase the presence of women in the aerospace industry. Fellowships may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in aerospace engineering and space sciences.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160895

Number of Grants:

Up to 35

Estimated Size of Grant:

US $10,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree who demonstrate a superior academic record conducting research applied to aerospace engineering or space sciences are eligible. It is imperative that students be registered in a full-time Ph.D./doctoral program and have 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 2023.

Please note that post-doctoral research programs are not eligible for the Fellowship. Classified members (club members and individuals with direct membership with Zonta International) and employees of Zonta International and Zonta International Foundation, and their family members (ancestors, descendants, adoptees, siblings, nieces or cousins, and those of their spouse or cohabiting partner), are 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.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- The 2022 Amelia Earhart Fellowship application is due by 15 November 2021.
- All applicants will be notified of their status by the end of April.
- The payment of US$10,000 is planned for September-October subject to any US sanctions regulations.

Recipients are not permitted to defer the Fellowship.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://zontainternational.awardspring.com/

If you have any questions, please email  programs@zonta.org.

Zonta International
1200 Harger Road, Suite 330
Oak Brook, IL 60523

+1(630) 928-1400
zontaintl@zonta.org

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