Sponsorship opportunities for students

DLR’S SPONSORSHIP

Eligibility to apply for this sponsorship

In order to be eligible to apply for this sponsorship:

  • the applicant must be a student and aged between 18 and 32 at the time of the application;
  • the applicant must be an active or former REXUS/BEXUS student (DLR or SNSB/ESA);
  • the applicant must have submitted an abstract related to a REXUS or BEXUS experiment and present a paper (oral presentation) in one of the scientific/technical sessions of the conference. Only one student per team can be sponsored.

Extent and method of sponsorship

The sponsorship will cover the participating student’s registration fee to the conference and up to 350 EUR to support the travel and accommodation. Students will be responsible for the cost of all non-sponsored meals, local transport and other living expenses. They will also have to make their own arrangements for passports, visas, travel insurance and medical insurance.

The sponsorship will be awarded as a partial reimbursement of expenses after the conference. Students must obtain and retain the originals receipts for expenses which they seek to have reimbursed. Students must provide all the required documents, confirmations and receipts within four weeks after the conference otherwise they will not be processed.

How to apply

After receiving a positive notification from the conference’s organisers the applicant should send an email to rexusbexus@zarm.uni-bremen.de with a motivation letter and a copy of the accepted abstract.

Deadline: 4 October 2015 11 October 2015


ESA’S SPONSORSHIP

Eligibility to apply for this sponsorship

In order to be eligible to apply for this sponsorship:

  • the applicant must be aged between 18 and 32 at the time of the application;
  • the applicant must hold the nationality of an ESA Member State or Cooperating State*;
  • the applicant must be an active or former ESA Education student;
  • the applicant must have submitted an abstract related to a project that he/she performed as a student in the frame of an ESA Education Office hands-on programme and must present a paper (oral presentation) in one of the scientific/technical sessions of the conference. Only one student per team can be sponsored.

Extent and method of sponsorship

The sponsorship will cover the participating student’s registration fee to the conference and up to 350 EUR to support the travel and accommodation. Students will be responsible for the cost of all non-sponsored meals, local transport and other living expenses. They will also have to make their own arrangements for passports, visas, travel insurance and medical insurance.

The sponsorship will be awarded as a partial reimbursement of expenses after the conference. Students must obtain and retain the originals receipts for expenses which they seek to have reimbursed. Students must provide all the required documents, confirmations and receipts in a timely manner otherwise they will not be processed.

How to apply

After receiving a positive notification from the conference’s organisers the applicant should send an email to ESA.Tertiary.Education@esa.int with a motivation letter and a copy of the accepted abstract.

Deadline: 4 October 2015 11 October 2015

* ESA Member States: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom. Cooperating States: 
Canada, Latvia, Slovakia and Slovenia.

 


DLR SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Following the selection process, we are happy to announce the winners of the 5 scholarships offered by DLR to students presenting papers on experiments flown on REXUS/BEXUS:

  • Arthur Scharf – Horizon Acquisition for Attitude Determination Using Image Processing Algorithms – Results of HORACE on REXUS 16
  • Johannes Gutsmiedl – Providing Hands-On Space Education by Involvement of Collaborating Self-Reliant Student Teams ¹
  • Encarnación Serrano Castillo – Aerosols and Clouds Formation Research in A5-UNIBO Experiment Onboard BEXUS 18- Lessons Learned
  • Sascha Wizemann – Micro-Reentry-Capsule-2 REXUS ²
  • Timo Stein – The Cosmic Particle Telescope Project – First Results ³

Congratulations!

¹ experiments AFIS-P flown on BEXUS 18, and SMARD flown on REXUS 18
² experiment flown on REXUS 19
³ experiment flown on BEXUS 20


 

ESA SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Following the selection process, we are happy to announce that the winners of the 5 scholarships offered by ESA are:

  • Raffaele Mozzillo – Cubesat Team of Politecnico di Torino: Past, Present and Future Projects
  • Rasmus Gundorff Sæderup – AAUSAT5 – An Evaluation of a Student-Run Cubesat Project
  • Lasse Bromose – Towards a Collaborative Distributed Ground Station for Small CubeSat Teams
  • Ágota Simon – Interaction of Laser Exposed Non-Antibiotic Solutions with Target Surfaces in Hypergravity Conditions: ESA “Spin Your Thesis!” Campaign
  • Zafiro Aspridou – Effect of Hypergravity on Bacterial Motility and Heat Resistance

Congratulations!



 

SNSB GRANT HOLDERS

Thanks to the opportunity offered by the Swedish National Space Board, we are happy to announce that SNSB offered 3 travel grants to Swedish students to participate in the Symposium.  They are:

  • Daniel Nilsson (Luleå University of Technology) – SALACIA REXUS Project
  • Alvaro Tomàs Soria Salinas (Luleå University of Technology) – Convective Heat Transfer Measurements at the Martian Surface
  • Simon Olvhammar (Chalmers University of Technology) – Software-Defined Dicke-Switched Radiometry Using Ettus USRP and GNU Radio

We are looking forward to meeting you all in Padova!