SGAC-GSA – New Navigation Horizons Scholarship

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) in cooperation with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) has organised the Young GSA – New Navigation Horizons Scholarship. This video competition is a great opportunity for European students and young professionals to share their views on the possibilities that Galileo in a multi-GNSS world can bring to society, business and European integration.



Participants are asked to create a 30 second video complemented by a 400-word essay focused on answering one of the following questions:

  1. With the introduction of Galileo, more GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) satellites in a ‘multi-GNSS world’ means better positioning and navigation accuracy will be available than ever before. How can these benefits be harnessed in the future?
  2. In which way can the European Space Programmes (Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus) strengthen the European Union?

This video should be submitted along on the same topic and the applicant’s CV (including Date of Birth and country of citizenship) for consideration.



The winner will receive an award of up to 2000 USD in order to attend the following events:

The award will cover round trip travel to Colorado Springs, lodging, visa costs, and the registration fees for both events.



  1.  All submissions must be in English.
  2. The video (uploaded on YouTube or any cloud storage site), CV and essay (unlocked PDF document under 5 MB) shall be submitted via the Scholarships Submission Form. You will need to be logged in as an SGAC member to access this page -
  3. The scholarship is open for all students and young professionals from European countries. Participants must be SGAC members, between the ages of 18 to 35 inclusive by 3 April 2017.
  4. Members of the SGAC Executive Office, Executive Council, scholarship organisers, and judges are not eligible for this award.
  5. All submissions must be made by 26 February 2017, 23:59 GMT 7 March 2017, 23:59 GMT (EXTENDED). Any submissions after the deadline will not be considered.
  6. The winner is required to support the execution of the Space Generation Fusion Forum in the role of Rapporteur during the SGFF Discussion Tracks. Additional responsibilities include attendance during the entire the Space Symposium and writing a short report describing his or her experience at both events which will be showcased on the SGAC newsletter.
  7. The award will be paid out after the congress, and upon fulfilment of all requirements in a suitable manner. It will be paid out not later than 30 days after fulfilment of all responsibilities.
  8. By submitting an entry, applicants agree to permit organisers to use their names, affiliations and headshot picture in connection with the scholarship.
  9. Organisers shall not be responsible in the event that the award winner fails to attend the Space Generation Fusion Forum and/or the Space Symposium or is unable to under extenuating circumstances; in such cases the award offer shall become void.
  10. Organisers shall not be responsible in the event that the award winner cannot obtain any necessary travel documents; if they are required but not obtained, the award offer shall become void.



Entries accepted:                               Now!

Submission Deadline:                         26 February 2017, 23:59 GMT 7 March 2017, 23:59 GMT (EXTENDED)

Winner Announced:                            5 March 2017 10 March 2017

Space Generation Fusion Forum:           2 - 3 April 2017

Space Symposium:                            3 - 6 April 2017

Reimbursement:                               5 May 2017



For any questions, please refer to SGAC Competitions Coordinator, Michal Kunes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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