Intelsat, the operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), is accepting applications to its Space STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) program from teenagers across the African continent.
This partnership with MaxIQ Space chooses high school students from across the continent to be involved in an intensive program where students design, build, and, for certain missions, launch satellites into space. This unique opportunity is entirely virtual, with each student receiving a STEM kit and engaging in virtual workshops delivered by space education specialists. Each workshop comprises lessons, practical activities, assignments, and experiments.
December 31, 2022
- Are between the ages of 14 and 18
- Live on the African continent
- Demonstrate a passion for and knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
- Have a clear interest in all things “Space”
- Have access to the internet through a smart device with browser capability
- Have browser skills
- Are proficient in English
Intelsat will sponsor 30 scholarships for the Space STEM program for candidates who successfully meet the criteria above.
View the official Webpage Here for Application and further information.
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