United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs - UNOSA/Japan Long-term Fellowship Programme on Nano-Satellite Technologies

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs - UNOSA/Japan Long-term Fellowship Programme on Nano-Satellite Technologies


The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Government of Japan in cooperation with the Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) have established a United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship Programme on Nano-Satellite Technologies for nationals of developing countries or non-space-faring nations.

The Programme will provide extensive research opportunities in nano-satellite systems through the use of the nano-satellite development and testing facilities available at Kyutech.

Every year this “Post-graduate study on Nano-Satellite Technologies (PNST)” Fellowship Programme will accept up to three students in the Masters course (2 years duration) and up to three students in the Doctorate course (3 years duration).

Successful participants will be awarded a master or doctorate degree after successful thesis defence. The successful candidates will enroll in the Space Engineering International Course (SEIC) after passing an official entrance examination by the Graduate School of Kyushu Institute of Technology.

The selected candidates will each receive a grant under Japanese government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) scholarship (Research Students) of approximately 144,000 JPY per month for the duration of their fellowship study (2 or 3 years) to cover housing, food, local transportation, and other expenses.

Each candidate will be provided, according to his/her itinerary and route as designated by MEXT, an economy class air ticket between an international airport in the country of his/her nationality and Narita International Airport or Fukuoka International Airport.

Fees for matriculation, tuition and entrance examinations will be paid by Kyutech.

Requirements:

Applicants should:

  • Be nationals of developing countries or non-space-faring nations (countries without an established substantial capability to develop space technology/launch space objects);
  • Be duly nominated by their institutions;
  • Born on or after 2 April 1984;
  • Should have the academic and professional background required by the specific fellowship programme.
  • Candidates seeking a Master degree are expected to have completed studies ending with a Bachelor Degree or equivalent (4 year university degree) in engineering-related subjects.
  • Candidates seeking a Doctorate degree are expected to have completed studies ending with a Master Degree or equivalent (5 years university degree) in engineering-related subjects.
  • Degrees in different technological fields can be considered by the Doctor Commission; and
    Be able to make professional use of the experience gained in the fellowship programme.

    Application Procedure:

  • The fully completed application form and other required documents except the referee report forms shall be submitted in electronic format (.doc or .pdf or.xls) at the Web address that is in the confirmation e-mail you will receive after registering above, by no later than 20 Januuary
  • Note: For file a name, do not use any non-English characters.
  • Moreover, each character must be a one-byte type of character.
  • As well, do not use spaces in your file names as the file server will not handle such data correctly. Use “_” (under bar) or “-” (hyphen) instead, e.g. “Tom_Smith_2014.12.24”.
  • The Referee report forms should be sent by email to the Post-graduate study on Nano-Satellite Technologies (PNST) ([email protected]) email address by the referees themselves by no later than 20 January.
  • Before submitting the completed application documents through the online upload-form, please first complete the electronic registration form, using the link below:
    Registration for the Post-graduate study on Nano-Satellite Technologies (PNST)
  • After registering for PNST you will receive a confirmation email with the web address where you will download the doc-versions of the application forms.

    Application Documents:

  • Information Note (.pdf)
  • Terms of Participation (.pdf)
  • Nomination Form (.pdf)
  • Application Form (.pdf)
  • Referee Report Form (.pdf)
  • Educational Background (.pdf)
  • Educational Background Sample (.pdf)
  • Application for Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) Scholarship (.pdf)
  • Field of Study and Research plan(.pdf)
    Checklist (.pdf)

    How to Apply

  • For more information and fellowship application details, see; application details, see; United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs - UNOSA/Japan Long-term Fellowship Programme on Nano-Satellite Technologies

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