United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship Programme for Postgraduate Studies in Nano-Satellite

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship Programme for postgraduate studies in Nano-Satellite Technologies (PNST) which is a Basic Space Technology Initiative Fellowship.

The fellowship which is for nationals of non-space-faring nations will provide extensive research opportunities in nano-satellite systems through the use of the nano-satellite development and testing facilities available at Kyutech.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Government of Japan

Host Institution(s): Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech)

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate

Duration: 2-3 years

Nationality: Developing countries


Suggested: Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship (Young Leaders’ Program) 2022-2023

United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship | Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • 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 1987;
  • 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.

See Also: Deloitte One Young World Scholarship 2022 [Fully Funded to Japan]

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible applicants for the United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship are to register online and thereafter proceed to submit their application form. 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, not later than the application deadline.

Application Deadline: 10 January 2022 at 23:00 JST

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    I will be very glad to receive your feedback.
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