The International Astronautical Federation 2012 Emerging Space Leaders Grant Programme provides opportunities for students and young professionals to participate in the annual International Astronautical Congresses. Applications opened on 1st January 2012 and the IAF is accepting applications until 1st February.
The young people selected to participate in the 2012 Emerging Space Leaders Grant Programme will participate in the 63rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) scheduled to take place in Naples, Italy from 1 to 5 October 2012. The individuals selected will also be given the opportunity to participate in other activities held the week prior and during the Congress such as the UN/IAF Workshop and the Space Generation Congress (SGC).
Students and Young Professionals between the ages of 21 and 35 with space-related career interests 2012 are encouraged to apply for the programme from the 1 January to the 1 February 2012. Up to twelve students and young professionals will be selected by the IAF to participate in the 2012 programme.
Source: IAF Secretariat