Ibadan, 30, January, 2024. – The Karman Project, a globally recognized non-profit foundation, has announced the launch of applications for the Karman Fellowship 2024. With the space sector aiding some of humanity’s most time-critical needs – from communication to climate monitoring, food supply and disaster management – the foundation considers its investment in the people shaping these technologies as equally time-critical.
The Karman Fellowship is the flagship program of the Foundation, which promotes cooperation through action. It is a one-year leadership program that aims to foster trust, independent dialogue and cooperation between 15 Karman Fellows. The 15 fellows are below the age of 45 and will have been recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in space and their motivation to increase their impact for the betterment of the space sector and beyond.
Karman Fellows participate in a program around Dialogue, Action and Elevation, three pillars the program aims to foster. The Fellows also receive invitations to meet with global leaders, strengthen their relationships with one another and engage in strategic discussions regarding the future of space. Furthermore, Karman Fellows traverse global issues informed by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that space technologies can contribute to solving, together with challenges that exist within the space sector.
Together with online leadership training, Fellows will also get the opportunity to partake in various in-person
activities throughout the year, including the annual invite-only Karman Gala Dinner and the Karman Fellowship Week. The project will announce the location of the 2024 Fellowship Week in April 2024, following the Foundation’s recent ‘Call for Hosts’.
The deadline to apply for the Fellowship Program this year is March 31st, 2024, and the Foundation welcomes impactful and forward-thinking candidates from space and adjacent industries to apply via their website here.