Secure World Foundation is pleased to announce that we will be accepting applications from young professionals for scholarships to aid in traveling to present papers at the 2019 International Astronautical Congress (IAC), October 21-25, in Washington, DC, USA.
The goal of these scholarships is to provide young space professionals an opportunity to participate in one of the most prestigious international space conferences, further their professional development, and inject new ideas into the community. Scholarships are limited to reimbursement for: 1) conference registration, 2) air or ground transportation to and from Washington, DC, and, 3) lodging during the IAC.
Scholarship amounts are awarded in $500 increments between $500 and $1500 at the discretion of SWF.
This application is open to young professionals 35 years old or younger as of the start of the IAC, working in the space field, and who have had an abstract accepted for oral presentation at the 2018 International Astronautical Congress in Bremen. The paper must address one of the following topics:
Space Law and Policy
Human and Environmental Security
Applicants should fill out the form below with their contact and paper details as well as provide a short essay of no more than 500 ...