South Australian Government Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program 2020

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Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 31 Oct 2019

Opening Date: 02-08-2019   Closing Date: 31-10-2019  

DESCRIPTION 

The Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program (SH-SSP) is an intensive, five week, live-in experience in the southern hemisphere summer, involving the international, intercultural, and interdisciplinary educational philosophy for which the International Space University (ISU) is renowned. Open to qualified Australian and international participants from all disciplines, the ninth annual SH-SSP will be conducted at the University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes Campus from 13 January to 14 February 2020.

Conducted jointly by the International Space University (a non-profit university headquartered in Strasbourg France) and the University of South Australia, the program is attended by:

  • Professionals and managers in industry, government and the defence services
  • Graduate researchers
  • Undergraduate students who have completed two years of full-time studies

The program provides a well-rounded overview of the key principles and concepts in:

  • space science and exploration
  • space applications and services
  • human spaceflight and life sciences
  • space systems engineering and technologies
  • space policy, economics & law
  • space humanities, communications, art & culture
  • space business and project management

BENEFITS

The five South Australian residents selected will receive payment of a full scholarship to the value of A$14,000 for attendance at the Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program from 13 January to 14 February 2020. The scholarship includes all tuition, accommodation and meals. (The scholarship does not include the cost of travel to the program and is not transferable to a later program).

Applications will be evaluated by a Selection Committee according to the criteria listed below, and scholarships will be awarded to the applicants whose applications best address the selection criteria.


ELIGIBILITY

University graduates and undergraduates who have successfully completed at least two years of their studies at the time of the program and:

  • who are a resident in South Australia
  • who have completed the enrolment requirements for the Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program
  • who do not have financial support to attend the program from their employer or other sponsor.

Award of the scholarships will be based on motivation, financial need, merit and impact. Particular consideration will be given to applicants of Australian indigenous background who fit the above criteria. Indigenous applicants are requested to make reference to this in their enrolment documentation.

APPLICATION

RULES:

The scholarship winners may be requested by the program organisers to carry out the following actions following the program:

1.Submit a written report at the conclusion of the SH-SSP describing the program and how they believe the SH-SSP will help them in their future careers in the aerospace sector within Australia.

2.Assist the program organisers in the promotion of the program within Australia, including delivering presentations to national conferences and/or other public events.

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 31 OCTOBER 2019 AND THE WINNERS OF THE SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE NOTIFIED NO LATER THAN 30 NOVEMBER 2019.


Scholarship Type: undergraduate, honours, research, academic merit, financial, continuing,

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