Source – Secure World Foundation:
SWF Announces Young Professional Scholarships for IAC 2014 in Toronto
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Deadline for Applications is June 1, 2014
Secure World Foundation (SWF) is pleased to announce that it will be accepting applications from young professionals for scholarships to aid in traveling to present papers at the 2014 International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Toronto, Canada. The goal of these scholarships is to provide young space professionals an opportunity to participate in one of the most prestigious international space conferences to further their professional development and inject new ideas into the community.
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 International Astronautical Congress 2014 in Toronto. The paper must be on 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 words on why they feel it is important to present their research at IAC and what they hope to get out of the experience. Individuals selected to receive scholarships will be required to provide a trip report to SWF following the Congress.