UK Space Agency FireSat International Partnership Programme Scholarship – MSc Satellite Applications (with Data Science)

University of Strathclyde

Course 1 year Strathclyde, UK

Uploaded 8 Jun 2019

Job Description

The UKSA IPP Scholarship is provided by the UK Space Agency (UKSA) under its International Partnership Programme which is targeted at delivering sustainable, economic or societal benefits to developing economies in line with the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).

This scholarship is for self-funded students from Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and other African countries with excellent academic qualifications to undertake the MSc Satellite Applications (with Data Science) postgraduate taught course. 

The course is uniquely designed to address the global skills gap in satellite data utilisation by training students in satellite data acquisition, processing and interpretation using data science. Additionally, the course will deliver entrepreneurship training that will enable students to generate their own business ideas and start-ups in the area of satellite applications for sustainable development.

Number of scholarships 8

Value Full Int fees (2) Full Int fees plus stipend £15146 (6)

Opens 17 May 2019

Deadline 30 June 2019

Help with Tuition fees, Living costs

Duration 1 Year

Contact us

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How to apply

Students from Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and other African countries who apply for the Faculty of Engineering Excellence Scholarship (FEES) will automatically be considered for the scholarship, please click here for more information about FEES.


This scholarship is available for students applying to the MSc Satellite Application (with Data Science) for the academic year 2019-2020.  The scholarship is available for self-funded (non-EU)  applicants to this course from  Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and other African countries.

Applicants to the MSc Satellite Applications (with Data Science) who are chosen for the scholarship will be contacted by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Eligibility summary

Nationality Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina [Burkina Faso], Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic){formerly Zaire}, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, The, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Subject Mechanical and aerospace engineering

Level of Study Postgraduate Taught

Mode of Study Full Time

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