Zonta International Foundation: Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards for Women
Date posted: 06/11/2010
Field: aerospace-related science and aerospace-related engineering
Eligibility: Women of any nationality are eligible. Be registered in a full-time PhD/doctoral program. See website for further requirements.
Address: Zonta International 1211 West 22nd Street, Suite 900 Oak Brook, IL 60523
Web site: http://www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/AmeliaEarhartFellowship.aspx
Established in 1938, Zonta International’s Amelia Earhart Fellowships memorialize famed air pioneer and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the Pacific in 1937. By remembering Amelia Earhart through this fellowship, Zonta International encourages and supports women to expand their horizons by pursuing degrees and careers in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering. In the program’s 77-year history, Zonta has awarded 1,508 Amelia Earhart Fellowships, totaling more than US$9.3 million, to 1,079 Fellows representing 70 countries. It is anticipated that 35 Fellowships of US$10,000 each will be awarded in 2017.