The Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program (SH-SSP) is an intensive, five week, live-in experience in the southern hemisphere summer, involving the international, intercultural, and interdisciplinary educational philosophy for which the International Space University (ISU) is renowned. Open to qualified Australian and international participants from all disciplines, the ninth annual SH-SSP will be conducted at the University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes Campus from 13 January to 14 February 2020.
Conducted jointly by the International Space University (a non-profit university headquartered in Strasbourg France) and the University of South Australia, the program is attended by:
•Professionals and managers in industry, government and the defence services
•Undergraduate students who have completed two years of full-time studies
The program provides a well-rounded overview of the key principles and concepts in:
•space science and exploration
•space applications and services
•human spaceflight and life sciences
•space systems engineering and technologies
•space policy, economics & law
•space humanities, communications, art & culture
•space business and project management
The five South Australian residents selected will receive payment of a full scholarship to the value of A$14,000 for attendance at the Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program from 13 January to 14 February 2020. The scholarship includes all tuition, accommodation and meals. (The scholarship does not include the cost of travel to the program and is not transferable to a later program).
Applications will be evaluated by a Selection Committee according to the criteria listed below, and scholarships will be awarded to the applicants whose applications best address the selection criteria.
The Study Overseas Short Term Mobility Program subsidy is funded by the Department of Education and Training to encourage participation in nominated short term mobility programs. The subsidy will contribute towards the cost of economy class international airfares and domestic travel with the nominated program, and additional living expenses while in-country including accommodation and meals associated. Subject to the availability of funding, one or more subsidies valued at up to $2,000 each may be awarded each year.
The Ferry Scholarship is available to applicants undertaking an honours degree at either Flinders University, the University of South Australia, or the University of Adelaide in 2018. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need, be under the age of 25 years at 1 January 2018, and be Australian Citizens. Applicants must have obtained or be expecting to obtain an undergraduate degree majoring in physics and/or chemistry in 2017. Applicants must be eligible for enrolment in an honours degree in 2018. The allowance for the scholarship will be as determined by the Ferry Board of Management, up to $7500. Eligible applicants will be selected from those applying from any of the three South Australian Universities. Selection will be undertaken by the Ferry Board of Management in early 2018 based on academic merit and financial need.
The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship recognises the immense contributions of Indigenous Australians throughout all sectors of society. However, the scholarship also acknowledges that Indigenous health professionals remain too few, numbering an estimated 0.3% of the national healthcare workforce.
A generous donation from The Sir Ross & Sir Keith Smith Fund has enabled the establishment of the The Sir Ross & Sir Keith Smith Fund Honours Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to an undergraduate student undertaking an honours program in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, at Flinders University. Subject to the availability of funds, two scholarships valued at $3,500 each will be awarded annually.