Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), is accepting applications to its Space STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) program from teenagers across the African continent.
This partnership with MaxIQ Space chooses high school students from across the continent to be involved in an intensive program where students design, build and, for certain missions, launch satellites into space. This unique opportunity is entirely virtual, with each student receiving a STEM kit and engaging in virtual workshops delivered by space education specialists. Each workshop comprises lessons, practical activities, assignments and experiments.
Application Deadline: 31st December 2022
Eligible Countries: Africa
Number of Awards: 30
Eligibility: Candidates who:
- Are between the ages of 14 and 18
- Live on the African continent
- Demonstrate a passion for and knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
- Have a clear interest in all things “Space”
- Have access to the internet through a smart device with browser capability
- Have browser skills
- Are proficient in English
How to Apply: To apply, applicants must complete an online form and space-related quiz and submit a short explanation of why they should be selected for this unique program.
To apply, students should use this link.
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