Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program

Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program
Zonta International, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Scholarship / Financial aid: US $ 6,000
Date: 2007
Deadline: 15 November 2006

Women of any nationality are eligible. Defense-related and post-doctoral research programs are not eligible. Members and employees of Zonta International or the Zonta International Foundation are also not eligible.

To apply, you must meet the following requirements:

Be registered in an accredited Ph.D./doctoral program in a qualifying area of science or engineering closely related to advanced studies in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering. A letter of acceptance or verification of enrollment must be submitted with the application.

Demonstrate a superior academic record at a recognized university or college with accredited courses in aerospace-related studies as verified by transcripts and recommendations.

Provide evidence of a well-defined research program in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering as described in the application essay, research and publications.

Clearly demonstrate the relationship of the research to aerospace and furnish verification of her research program through at least one of the reference letters required with the application [i.e. research supervisor or advisor must be one of the referees].

Applicant must be registered in a Ph.D./doctorate program by the time the Fellowship is awarded.


The Fellowship of US$6,000 may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees. Students must be registered in a Ph.D./doctoral program when funds are received. Current fellows may apply to renew the Fellowship for a second year and will undergo the same application and evaluation procedures as first-time applicants.


All applications for 2007 Amelia Earhart Fellowships, recommendations, transcripts, and letter of current standing must be received or post-marked by 15 November 2006 to be considered.

Applications must be completed in English. In addition, international applicants must provide English translations for all non-English documents.

All applicants will be notified by April.