Amelia Earhart Fellowship

The Amelia Earhart Fellowship was established in 1938 in honour of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart. The US$10,000 Fellowship is awarded annually to up to 35 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.  

The 2023 Amelia Earhart Fellowship 2023 application is now available.  All applications must be completed in English and submitted using the online application form:

Deadline for the 2023 Amelia Earhart Scholarship has passed.

Jane M. Klausman Scholarship (JMK) for Women in businss

The Jane M. Klausman Scholarship is offered to women studying business in the 2nd year of a bachelor degree or greater at an accredited university and is offered at two levels levels:  Club and Zonta International.  Apply to the Zonta Club of Halifax where the deadline is June 30, 2023. The 2023 Jane M. Klausman Scholarship (JMK) is available, it will be posted on the JMK page very soon.

The Halifax memorial award in memory of marlene grantham and Dr. dora stinson

This award is offered through the Nova Scotia Community College for students registered at this institution, and is offered to mature students who are improving their lives and that of their family through education.  Deadline for application is past for 2023.


Women in Technology (STEM)scholarship

The Women in Technology (STEM) Scholarship is for women pursuing academic studies in information technology subjects. Students apply  to the Zonta Club nearest their location, in this case, the Zonta Club of Halifax.   More information on this scholarship will be posted here as soon as the 2024 application is available.

Young Women in public affairs (YWPA) Award

The Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award is offered to young women between the ages of 16-19 who demonstrate leadership skills.  This award is offered at three levels:  Club and Zonta International. Deadline to apply to the Zonta Club of Halifax YWPA Award is  February 28, 2024.