9 Apr 2020

SASIC Space Scholarships Program

9 Apr 2020

2020 Space Scholarship Program is now open.
Follow your dreams with up to $20,000 to further your career in space

The South Australian Space Industry Centre is proud to present the 2020 Space Scholarship Program. The program provides eligible candidates with an incredible opportunity to travel abroad to study, intern or attend world-leading conferences.

The Space Scholarship Program provides up to $100,000 worth of scholarships to South Australian entrepreneurs and innovators every year.

The program is supported by the South Australian Space Industry Centre, and awards successful applicants with funding of up to $20,000 to assist in developing their leadership skills, experience and knowledge in the space sector through education, and/or training at best practice workplaces or educational institutions.

The scholarship program aims to support potential entrepreneurs and innovators with relevant tertiary qualifications to attend either a formal academic program, or a period of supervised industrial experience.

Who can apply? 

To be eligible to apply, candidates must be:

  • an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident residing in South Australia
  • a postgraduate with relevant qualifications in science, technology, engineering, law, medicine, IT, economics and business.     

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect my plans to study abroad?
Successful applicants will have up to 12 months from the date of notification to commence their period of study or training. Should the COVID-19 travel restrictions continue for an extended period of time and you are unable to meet this criteria, SASIC will work with successful applicants to agree on an amended program or a revised timeline for completion where practical.

When do applications open/close?
Due to COVID-19 restrictions globally, the South Australian Space Industry Centre has extended the application period for the 2020 program. Applications opened on 10 March 2020, and will close midnight Central Standard Time on 30 September 2020.

For more information on the scholarships, including entry forms, eligibility and criteria please see the South Australian Space Industry Centre website.Applications for this round of scholarships open on 10 March 2020, and close midnight Central Standard Time on 30 April 2020.