The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce its 2023 IAF Emerging Space Leaders (ESL) Grant Programme that provides opportunities for students and young professionals to participate in the annual International Astronautical Congress.
The young people selected to take part in the 2023 IAF Emerging Space Leaders Grant Programme will participate in the 74th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) scheduled to take place in Baku, Azerbaijan from 2 - 6 October 2023. The individuals selected will also participate in other activities held the week prior to and during the Congress such as the UN/IAF Workshop or the Space Generation Congress (SGC) and the Cross-Cultural Communications and Presentation Workshop. Please note that only a few selected Emerging Space Leaders will be able to participate in the 2023 Space Generation Congress. To be considered as a possible Space Generation Congress participant, please fill out the SGC Delegates Application Form available on the SGAC website. The selection will be made following the SGC delegates selection criteria available on the SGAC website.
Students and Young Professionals between the ages of 21 and 35 on 1 January 2023 with space-related career interests are encouraged to apply for the programme. Up to thirty students and young professionals will be selected by the IAF to participate in the 2023 programme.