Top 10 opportunities from the African Space Industry approaching deadline

There are many opportunities in the African Space Industry approaching deadline, including competitions, grants, scholarships, opportunity to launch satellite payload, etc. Here we make a list of top 10 – You can access our Opportunity Page for all opportunities across the African Space Industry. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need help with any of these.


  1. ASSA and Cooke Astronomy Scholarships 2019
  2. Application opens for 2019 U.S/Libya Space Camp Scholarship Program
  3. Application opens for United Nations/Japan sponsored Post-graduate study on Nano-Satellite Technologies


  1. State of the Map Africa 2019/Logo Contest
  2. Kenya Govt is offering 350K for the design of Kenya space agency logo
  3. Application opens for Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition African Regional Finals

Satellite Payload launch

  1. Accessing Space with the ISS Bartolomeo Platform
  2. KiboCUBE Fourth Round of Applications are open


  1. Registration for Global Conference on Space for Emerging Countries (GLEC 2019)


  1. Get up to $100,000 for your projects that support environmental and development goals

You can apply to become Space Generation Advisory Council National Point of Contact for you Country. Apply Here.

New Report: The African space economy is now worth USD 7 billion and is projected to grow at a 7.3% compound annual growth rate to exceed USD 10 billion by 2024. Read the executive summary of the African Space Industry Report - 2019 Edition to learn more about the industry. You can order the report online.

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