18th SGC Application Form

Apply to the 18th Space Generation Congress (SGC), held in Washington D.C., on 17 – 19 October 2019, organized by the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC).

Applications are open from April 1st until May 15th, 2019, 23:59 GMT.   
Successful applicants will be contacted by June 1st, 2019.

Applications will be evaluated based on your motivation to attend SGC, your breadth / depth of experience, your ability to contribute to the overall event, as well as your insights and passion for space. Please note that all decisions made by the selection committee are final and due to the volume of applications, we are unable to provide feedback on individual applications.

Apply also to the 2019 Space Generation Leadership Award        
The Space Generation Leadership Award facilitates the attendance of international delegates who bring unique and insightful first-hand perspectives to the Space Generation Congress. It selects top international applicants to attend the 18th Space Generation Congress (17 – 19 October 2019) and the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) (21 – 25 October, 2019) held in Washington D.C., United States!

For SGC applicants:

  • Please describe your motivation for participating in the 18th SGC. (max. 250 words)  

  • Please describe any relevant academic, professional, and/or volunteer experiences that will enable you to contribute to the debates and discussions during the SGC. (max. 250 words)

  • What do you view as the greatest challenge to humanity’s continued expansion into space over the next ten years, either from a technological, business, or policy standpoint? (max. 250 words)

  • What is the most exciting potential use of space to you? (max. 250 words)

For SGLA applicants (in addition to the above questions for all SGC applicants):

  • What have been your contributions to the space sector? (max. 500 words)

  • What have been your contributions to SGAC? (max. 500 words)

  • Why should you be selected for the SGLA? (max. 250 words)

  • What do you wish to take away from the SGC and IAC experience? (max. 250 words)

  • How would you share your experience with the community after attending these events? (max. 150 words)


The delegate selection process for SGC is highly competitive. Information you provide will be used to evaluate your application to be a delegate at the 18th Space Generation Congress.

You are welcome to write a paragraph or a series of bullet points for each question. Remember we can only assess you on the information provided, so feel free to add details where appropriate (e.g. “interned at JSC for 3 months in mission operations” vs “completed internship” when discussing experiences, or “I would like to show how the energy industry and aerospace can collaborate” vs “I have new perspectives” when discussing unique insights).


To be able to apply for the SGC 2019 you must be a member of SGAC. If you are not a member, please register at https://spacegeneration.org/register. The SGAC registration and membership is free.

For questions or concerns regarding the application process, please contact the Delegates Team at sgc-delegates-team@spacegeneration.org.
Best of luck!

The 2019 SGC Team



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