SANSA International Space Weather Camp 2023 for Students & Graduates
Applications are now open for the International Space Weather Camp 2023 for Students & Graduates
Application Deadline: 28th February 2023
About SANSA International Space Weather Camp: The International Space Weather Camp (ISWC) provides an incredible opportunity for students from South Africa, the USA, and Germany to learn about space weather, a relatively new and exciting field involving the study of the Sun and its influence on space and the Earth’s upper atmosphere as well as the impacts of solar events on space and ground-based technological systems that modern society relies on daily. The Camp consists of a series of lectures, hands-on projects and other interesting activities. The lecture subject matter covers various aspects related to Space Weather, comprising cosmic ray particle transport theory, plasma physics, solar physics, heliospheric physics, computer simulations for modelling and understanding local Space Weather, and the impact on Earth’s atmosphere, satellites, and space. The ISWC will take place in two parts, with the first part taking place at the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Hermanus facility from 24 June to 7 July 2023. The second part will be held in University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA from 8 – 23 July 2023. Successful applicants are expected to take part in both parts of the camp. The ISWC offers students a great platform to interact and engage with students and researchers from around the world. During the Camp, students will also get an opportunity to learn about historic and current developments of space activities in South Africa, Germany, and the USA.
Type: Short course
Eligibility: SANSA International Space Weather Camp applicants must be final year BSc/BEng/Honours or Masters Students in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or Electronics and must be South African citizens or permanent residents.
To be Taken at (Country): South Africa
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of SANSA International Space Weather Camp: Successful applicants will be fully funded to participate in the ISWC 2021. Funding will include airtime for the virtual part and transport, accommodation and meals for the second part of the Camp on condition that the applicant attended all the virtual sessions.
Duration of Award: The ISWC will take place in two parts, with the first part taking place at the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Hermanus facility from 24 June to 7 July 2023. The second part will be held in University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA from 8 – 23 July 2023. Successful applicants are expected to take part in both parts of the camp.
How to Apply for SANSA International Space Weather Camp: Applications are now open and close on 17 February 2023. Due to the large number of applications, we receive for the ISWC we cannot reply to everyone, if you do not hear from us within 1 month of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
- It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.