Youth Space Ambassador 2022
Application is here!

What is the Youth Space Ambassador Award?

Ethiopian Space Science Society (ESSS) has various public engagement programs. Included in that is the youth space ambassador program, which recognizes youth involvement in space science development in the community such as school and media. The program is run every year since 2018 and it was responsible for selecting, assessing, and awarding 5 active ESSS youth members.

Deadline for the Application

Application Opens: Monday, December 12, 2022

Application Closes: Sunday, January 8, 2023

 Responsibilities of the selected Ambassador

• Promote ESSS 

•   Promote Space Science and Technology

• Plan and participate in community outreach activities

Duration of the selected Ambassador

 • One-year term


•   Certification and Recognition letter 

•   Networking with established space bodies in the country

•   Gain Professional Work experience


• Applicant must be an ESSS member with renewed 2022 membership ID

• Applicant must be a student, (middle school, high school, undergraduate)

• Applicant must be under the age of 24

• Applicant must be an Ethiopian citizen and currently living in Ethiopia

• Applicant must have some involvement in the space sector that can be verified


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I still apply without being a member of the ESSS?

No. You have to be a member of the ESSS and must have a renewed 2022 ESSS ID in order to be eligible for the application process.

Where is the ESSS located?

ESSS main office is located inside Addis Ababa Institute of Technology( 5 Kilo), Office Number 407

moreover, You can use this google map link to find our location

Office Hours

You can get your ID renewed every Monday- Friday | 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Membership Requirements

Everyone can be a member of the ESSS. the only thing you need is two 3×4 Portrait Photographs of yourself and an Annual membership fee depending on your age.

Membership Fee

20 Birr/ Year for people below the age of 18

50 Birr/ Year for Undergraduate Students

120 Birr/Year for Adults