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Training in Space Science and Technology for Ugandan Graduates

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoSTI) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Ugandan graduates who are passionate about Space Science and Technology for consideration for a full scholarship program abroad.

The Government of Uganda established a Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) on recognizing Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) are the drivers of socio-economic growth and transformation the world over. Science, Technology and Innovation development is an important determinant of progress and transition from pre-industrial to knowledge-based societies. Therefore, the extent to which a country has harnessed STI has a direct bearing on its level of development.

Training in Space Science and Technology

The Ministry is developing a National Space Program in order to exploit the potentials of space to support national and international development goals. MoSTI has established collaborations with Universities and other training institutions in Japan and Russia for the development of Uganda’s Space Industry.

The eligible students for the Training in Space Science and Technology program will be considered for a full scholarship in a study abroad program leading to a Masters of Science in Space Engineering award.

Eligibility

Training in Space Science and Technology program is eligible to students with Bachelor’s backgrounds in;

  • Electrical,
  • Computer,
  • Telecommunications Engineering,
  • Physics & Mathematics

and have First Class or Second Class Upper Divisions from reputable Universities

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send scanned copies of application letter, certified academic and professional certificates, a motivation letter (2 pages max.), and Curriculum Vitae in portable document format to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation at info@mosti.go.ug.

Deadline: 5th November 2019

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One thought on “Training in Space Science and Technology for Ugandan Graduates

  1. SSERUNJOGI IVAN on Reply

    This is Sserunjogi Ivan a student at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, persuing a Bachelors Degree of Science with Education Biological in my final year, i am passionate about Space Science and all along have been waiting for this to come to Uganda, great thanks to MoSTI.

    However, I think even Astrobiology would be good to venture in. Thanks

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