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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA); Guam (USA); Puerto Rico (USA); Virgin Islands (USA); Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon
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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
Fellowships of $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International women for costs associated with pursuing a Ph.D. or doctoral degree in the fields of aerospace engineering and space sciences. Funds may be used for tuition, supplies and equipment, books, fees, and living expenses, including room, board, and travel. Fellowships may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in aerospace engineering and space sciences.
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 Fellowship is awarded to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering and space sciences. Fellows have gone on to become astronauts, aerospace engineers, astronomers, professors, geologists, business owners, heads of companies, even Secretary of the US Air Force.
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The payment is planned for September-October subject to any US sanctions regulations. Recipients are not permitted to defer the Fellowship.