Beihang University Master's and Doctoral Scholarship Programs

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The Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO), headquartered in Beijing, People's Republic of China, of which Turkey is a member, will award master's and doctoral scholarships for 2019 through the Chinese Government Scholarship Program.

Within the scope of the agreement between APSCO and Beihang University in Beijing, in 2019, 1) Satellite Communications and Global Positioning Systems (SC&GNSS), 2) Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (RS&GIS), 3) Master's Programs in Micro-Satellite Technologies (MASTA) and Doctoral Program in Space Technologies and Applications (DOCSTA) were opened.

Scholarships, supports, criteria and detailed information provided under each program are included in the relevant program document. Applications will be made to TÜBİTAK UZAY and candidates to be recommended will be determined. APSCO and Beihang University will make the final evaluation among the candidates. In addition to the scholarships and support provided, APSCO will cover the round-trip airfare to Beijing for the candidates accepted to the program.

  1. Doctoral Program in Space Technology Applications (DOCSTA)
  2. Master Programs (MASTA)
  3. Health Report Form
  4. Application Documents List

As a result of the evaluation to be made by TÜBİTAK UZAY, two candidates will be notified for each field within the scope of MASTA and DOCSTA Program.

All documents related to the applications must be submitted to TÜBİTAK UZAY by mail until February 10, 2019. As a result of the evaluation, the documents of the candidates to be recommended for the programs will be forwarded to APSCO by TÜBİTAK UZAY.

Short Description About APSCO

Asia Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO for short) On October 28, 2005, representatives of the governments of China, Thailand, Iran, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Peru, Mongolia, Peru, Indonesia signed the APSCO Founding Act in Beijing. Turkey became one of the 9 founding member countries by signing the Law on the Establishment of APSCO at a ceremony held in Beijing on June 1, 2006. APSCO is the second intergovernmental organization recognized by the United Nations in the field of space after the European Space Agency.

The projects carried out within APSCO are designed as "Optional" projects to trigger larger collaborations between the member countries as a core fund to develop other projects in the field of space. In addition, projects are also carried out for educational purposes. In particular, they can also be designed as free technology transfer between member countries. Projects are created in four main areas: 1) Space Technologies, 2) Space Science, 3) Space Applications and 4) Theoretical and Practical Training.

As one of the member countries of APSCO, the Scientific and Technological Research Institute of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) carries out the activities on behalf of Turkey and TÜBİTAK Space Technologies Research Institute (TÜBİTAK UZAY) acts as the country contact point on behalf of TÜBİTAK.

Mailing Address for Application :

METU Campus, 06800, Ankara / Turkey

For Information : Aysun Karaarslan
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