A joint initiative of INTERACT partner International Polar Foundation and the Baillet Latour Fund, the €150,000 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship award aims to promote scientific excellence in Antarctica and underscores the crucial role polar science plays in furthering our understanding of the Earth and how it functions.

The Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship provides young scientists with the opportunity to conduct research in East Antarctica while operating out of Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station.

(Deadline – 15 May 2018)

The fellowship is open to applicants from any country in the world. Applicants must be either doctoral researchers or post-doctoral researchers who have completed their PhD within the last 10 years.

The successful applicant will continue to work at their current research organisation and conduct original research while operating from the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica station (located in Dronning Maud Land in East Antarctica at 71.57°S 23.20°E).


€150,000 over two years

open to doctoral/post-doctoral researchers (PhD completed <10 years) from any country in the world

possible fields of research: (1) Atmospheric Sciences (2) GeologyThe study of the solid Earth, rocks and processes by which rocks form. 'Geo' is derived from the Greek word for Earth.... (3) GlaciologyThe study of glaciers. and (4) Microbiology (excluding marine)

supports 2 field seasons at Princess Elisabeth research station

For more information, please visit: polarfoundation.org/projects/detail/baillet_latour_fellowship

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