Fellowship Programme For Drop Tower Experiment Series (DropTES) 2016

Sponsor: United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Submission Deadline


Field(s) of Study

Physics, Mathematics and Biology/Life Sciences

Award Amount

$2000- $4000


Eligibility The research teams from entities that are the Member States of the United Nations are eligible for the DropTES Fellowship Programme. The teams should consist of up to four Bachelor, Master and/or PhD students and must be endorsed by an academic supervisor. The proposed experiment should be an integral part of the student's Bachelor thesis, a Master thesis, a PhD thesis or it should be any another form of research project associated with the applicant's studies at their respective university. Any changes to the application cannot be made once the application has been submitted. However, changes can be made for exceptional reasons. Priority will be given to teams, participating for the first time in an experiment series at the Bremen Drop Tower.

Other Criteria

Selection Criteria The Selection Board of the programme consists of team members from OOSA, ZARM and DLR. Teams are considered depending on the scientific and technological value of the proposed experiment. The degree of relevance of microgravity in the proposed experiment and the relevance of the drop tower utilisation in the proposed experiment. The association and involvement of the proposed experiment in the student's syllabuses are considered.

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More Award Details

Number of Awards25
IncludesTravel expenses
Nationality RequiredUnrestricted
Host CountriesUnited States