Apply for ESSS Youth Leadership Award

Ethiopian Space Science Society in collaboration with World Organization for Sustainable Leadership have opened the Youth Leadership Award (For 2 students), a Summer Session leadership Training taking place from July 01 – July 21, 2018, in the USA.

The training includes:

  • Academic theory, lecture and team building at Claremont Graduate University and Pitzer College, Claremont, California.
  • UN candidate delegation trip to East Coast (MIT & Science on Sphere, UN Headquarters, NY and World Bank, Washington D.C
  • Travel expense, boarding, and learning experience are covered by the organization. 


  1. The participant should be Ethiopian national who currently is enrolling in Preparatory school.
  2. The participant should have a minimum of 3.5 GPA in their national examination results.
  3. The participant should have a minimum score of 97 on TOFEL examinations.
  4. and Is a member of the Ethiopian Space Science Society.
  5. History of previous participation at ESSS and related space activities.

Application of guidelines:

  1. The student should submit the above documents and their current school transcript to the ESSS via the following email address et***********@gm***.com 
  2. The student should write essays on the following topics with words no more than 500.
    • Write an essay “why we should choose you?”
    • How will you use the experience gained through this leadership training in your personal or academic life?

Application timeline 

  1. Applications open: May 25, 2018
  2. Applications close: Jun 05, 2018
  3. Application review: June 05 – 08, 2018
  4. Winner announcement: June 10, 2018 
  5. Training  begins: July  1 


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