Amelia Earhart Fellowships for Women, New Zealand

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Amelia Earhart Fellowships for Women, New Zealand

Amelia Earhart fellowships for women PhD

Study Subject : Aerospace sciences and Aerospace engineering

Employer : University of Auckland

Level : PhD doctoral program

PhD Scholarship Description :

The 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 aerospace-related sciences and aerospace engineering.

There have been 1,262 Amelia Earhart Fellowships totaling over US$7 million awarded to 880 fellows worldwide. It is anticipated that 35 grants will be made for the 2010 academic year.

Amelia Earhart Fellowship Eligibility :

Women of any nationality are eligible. To apply for the fellowship, you must meet the following minimum requirements :

  • Be registered in an accredited PhD / 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 (ie, research supervisor or adviser must be one of the referees)
  • Applicant must be registered in a PhD / doctorate program by the time the fellowship is awarded.

Scholarship Application Deadline : 15th November 2010.

For further scholarship information and application please visit the website : http://www.engineering.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/home/about/ourfaculty/scholarshipsandawards-3/ameliaearheartfellowshipsforwomen