Since 2007, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) has supported German students to attend the Space Generation Congress (SGC) and the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). Through the partnership between SGAC and the DLR, this scholarship programme is once available again for the 15th Annual Space Generation Congress from September 21 – 23, 2017 and the 68th International Astronautical Congress from September 25-29, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. This scholarship will be selected by the SGAC and DLR to award 2 German university students who demonstrate outstanding activity and motivation in the space sector.
Selected students are required to support the running of SGC and the SGAC booth at IAC. Examples of tasks could include being the rapporteur of a SGC Working Group, helping with writing a group report or helping at the SGAC booth at IAC. They will also have to work together to produce a written report covering the SGC and IAC within two weeks after the events to be published on DLR PR channels.
- The winners will receive an award of 1200 EUR in order to attend SGC 2017 and IAC 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. The award will partially cover the expenses for the flight, accommodation and conference registration fees in Adelaide. The winners have to take responsibility for additional expenses;
- The scholarship is provided to the winners after all activities and responsibilities are satisfied.