We invite you to apply to the 5th African Space Generation Workshop (5th AF-SGW) taking place in Stellenbosch, South Africa on the 26th to 27th of November 2021. This event is being organized by a dynamic team of Space Generation Advisory Council members from across the African continent. 

Important Note: Depending on the COVID-19 situation, the event could become fully virtual. In this instance, onsite delegate registrations will be automatically converted to virtual registrations and the relevant delegates refunded the difference.

Key Dates: 

  • Applications open: 6th September  
  • Applications close (extended): 25th October 23:59 GMT
  • Application review: 7th October- 14th October
  • Extended Application review: 14th October- 28th October
  • Results publication and registration opened for accepted Delegates: 15th October
  • Registration closes for accepted Delegates: 24th October 2021
  • Registration opens for waiting list applications: 29th  October 2021

Applications will be evaluated based on your motivation to attend the 5th AF-SGW, ability to contribute to the event, depth of experience, passion for space, and gender equality.

Successful applicants will receive an email with further instructions, as well as information on how to pay for registration.


Applicants must be: 

  • A member of SGAC 
  • Students or young professional between the age of 18 to 35 as of 26th November 2021 

Note: Female applications are highly encouraged.

How to Apply?

Applications are currently closed.

Kindly Note:

  • You must be an SGAC member to access the registration form. 
    • Registration for SGAC membership is free.
    • If you are not an SGAC member, register here.
  • If you are already an SGAC member and have problems completing specific fields (e.g. date of birth, nationality, etc.). During registration, try updating your SGAC profile first 
  • If you have any other issues relating to registration, contact us at [email protected]

5th AF-SGW Registration Fees

Accepted delegates will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to proceed to the payment portal.  

Virtual Delegate Registration Fee: $20 (USD) 

Virtual delegates will receive access to the workshop’s conferencing platform through which:

  • They will be able to watch the main programme (consisting of interesting keynote speakers, expert presentations, and panels), 
  • Access to their Working Group session, 
  • Access to the sponsor lounge. 

Onsite Delegate Registration: $50 (USD) 

Onsite delegates will receive:

  • Entry to the 2-day workshop
  • Welcome pack and materials, including sponsored “swag”
  • Daily coffee/tea breaks & Lunch 

Optional Onsite Networking Event: $15 (USD) 

The onsite networking event will be held in Stellenbosch on the evening of the 26th of November (it’s a Friday). It will start at 18:00 and the fee above will cover:

  • Welcoming drink
  • Dinner    

For any questions related to Delegates please contact: [email protected]


Check the available scholarships on this page.