Feeds Topics Scholarship Amelia Earhart Fellowship Programme 2022

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    Dorcas Ebuara

    Application is now open for Amelia Earhart Fellowship Zonta International 2022, Globally, women make up around 25 percent of the workforce in the aerospace industry. In an effort to carry out its mission that women have access to all resources and are represented in decision-making positions on an equal basis with men, Zonta International offers the Amelia Earhart Fellowship.

    The fellows have gone on to become astronauts, aerospace engineers, astronomers, professors, geologists, business owners, heads of companies, even Secretary of the US Air Force.


    • 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 the Zonta Foundation for Women, 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.


    • The Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Committee reviews the applications and recommends recipients to the Zonta International Board.

    • All applicants are evaluated on the criteria stated in the requirements section of the application.

    • All details of the evaluations are kept confidential; evaluations are not disclosed to applicants.

    • All applicants will be notified of their status by the end of April.

    • Apply online using the apply link.


    The US$10,000 Fellowship is awarded annually to up to 35 women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering and space sciences.

    You may check their official website for more information on how to apply. Kindly share with others interested. Also, remember to ask questions and leave comments.

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