Zonta International AMELIA Earhart Fellowship for International Students

Zonta International is pleased to invites applications from suitably qualified applicants who are pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering and space sciences to take advantage of the Amelia Earhart Fellowship offered by Zonta International.

The US$10,000 Fellowship is awarded annually to up to 30 women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering and space sciences. It may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in these fields.


  • Fellowship Sponsor(s): Zonta International
  • Host Institution(s): Zonta International
  • Fellowship Amount: US$10,000
  • Number of Awards: Up to 30
  • Study Level: Ph.D./doctoral degrees
  • Nationality: International Students

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Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for Zonta International AMELIA Earhart Fellowship, the applicant has to meet all of the following criteria:

  • Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree
  • Applicants who demonstrate a superior academic record conducting research applied to aerospace engineering or space sciences are eligible
  • Applicants must 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 2025.
  • Please note that post-doctoral research programs are not eligible for the Fellowship
  • Club members and individuals with direct membership with Zonta International and employees of Zonta International and Zonta Foundation for Women, and their family members (ancestors, descendants, adoptees, siblings, nieces or cousins, and those of their spouse or co-habiting 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.

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Qualified and interested candidates for Zonta International AMELIA Earhart Fellowship are expected to submit application online.

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.

Application Deadline: To be updated in July 2024

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