UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme (IPP) Scholarships

UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme (IPP) Scholarships for Doctoral studies at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland


The IPP is a programme run by the UK Space Agency that focuses strongly on using the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver a sustainable economic or societal benefit to emerging and developing economies around the world. The IPP seeks to use space solutions to make a positive and practical impact on the lives of those living in emerging and developing economies through partnerships with end users in the target countries to increase their capacity to respond to specific challenges. “FireSat” is a joint project funded under the IPP. The project lead is Clyde Space, and the academic partnering institutions are Strathclyde University (Glasgow), Cape Peninsula University (Cape Town), Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), and the Technical University of Kenya (TUK).

Under the FireSat IPP Project, scholarship are available to eligible candidates for full-time studies at the University of Strathclyde in the field of aerospace engineering.


Candidates must:

  • have a Master’s degree in Engineering, preferably in the disciplines of Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics or Aerospace engineering
  • be available for full-time studies in Glasgow, Scotland, for the full duration of the scholarship of 3 years
  • be available to commence studies no later than January 2019


The call for applications and application form are linked below:

FireSat Doctoral Scholarships Call November 2018

FireSat Doctoral Scholarships Application Form