Graduate Student Fellowship Program

Applications may be submitted at any time. The next set of applicants will be reviewed when received by the following deadline:

Proposals received by March 1, 2017

The ISSF Graduate Student Fellowship Program has been created to expand Space Safety Engineering awareness and encourage the next generation of student investigators to develop their own ideas for spaceflight safety research.

Grants are restricted to applicants studying at a university located in a member country participating in the International Space Station: USA, Canada, Japan, Russia and member European countries (Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom).

The ISSF has set aside a set amount of funds for the ISSF Fellowship Fund. All thesis topic proposals will be reviewed by the ISSF Fellowship board on a first-come, first-reviewed basis until funds have been allocated.  Applicants received by the deadline will receive full consideration.

Selected Fellowship Recepients will receive:

- Grant of $1,000 grant
- Registration for the 2017 IAASS Conference, Know Safety, No Pain (for presenting students)
- Assignment of an ISSF mentor with experience in the area of research

Free registration at 9th IAASS International Space Safety Conference in Toulose (18-20 October 2017), for presenting their research results if accepted by the conference program committee.

Please see the attached Announcement
Guidelines and suggested topics can be found in the following document:  ISSF Fellowship Program -Guidelines-Topics

Send questions and completed applications to: