The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) in cooperation with the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) is pleased to announce the availability of travel support for the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2019 (22-30 May 2019, Arkhangelsk, Russia).

Travel support via this process is currently available for:

  • Early career researchers up to 5 years past PhD with an ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More research focus (an allowance will be made for career breaks such as parental leave)
  • Arctic researchers of all career stages focusing at Russian institutions and/or focusing on the Russian Arctic
  • IndigenousBelonging to a certain place. Indigenous people are distinct ethnic groups that have historic connections to people who lived in a territory prior to the area being colonized or coming... More Arctic experts of all backgrounds and career stages (defined as researchers and Indigenous knowledge holders who are of Arctic Indigenous heritage, in particular those represented by the Arctic Council Permanent Participants)
  • In addition, special limited travel support for early career researchers who are interested in attending the 4th T-MOSAiC Workshop during ASSW 2019.

Full details are available and the application form are on the APECS website. 
Application deadline for the Travel Awards will be on 28 February 2019 at 23:59 GMT.

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