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Amelia Earhart Fellowship programme

September 09, 2015

Eligible fields  Aerospace-related sciences and engineering

Type of fellowship  PhD or Doctoral Degree. The Amelia Earhart Fellowship program helps talented women pursuing advanced studies in the typically male-dominated fields of aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering, achieve their educational goals. The Fellowship enables these women to invest in state-of-the-art computers to conduct their research, purchase expensive books and resource materials, and participate in specialized studies around the globe. Amelia Earhart Fellows have gone on to become astronauts, aerospace engineers, astronomers, professors, geologists, business owners, heads of companies, even Secretary of the US Air Force.

Target group  Women from any country

Age limit  None

Host info  Any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in the fields of interest of the fellowship scheme

Duration  1 year renewable

Number of awards given each year  35 yearly

Eligible costs 

• tuition fees

• books

• living expenses (room, board or travel)

• equipment (e.g. state-of-the-art computers, resource materials)

Non eligible costs  Not specified

Amounts  $10,000