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APECS International Mentorship Award 2019

APECS would like to recognize and honour the efforts of their mentors within the international polar science community. There are 2 award categories, which have been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicated to early career researchers each year, and their efforts in building a supportive community. 

The nomination process is open until Friday 17 May 2019. The nomination forms are available below. Please note that only completed nomination packages will be accepted. To check what to include in your nomination package read the instructions below.

The names and pictures of all nominees will be publicly posted on the APECS mentor award website and APECS News after the nomination deadline and will be available until the Award Committee has made its selection.

APECS International Mentorship Award Categories:

  • Member category”: APECS members are encouraged to nominate a mentor who has been an outstanding mentor to them during their career
  • APECS category”: APECS members, committees (including National Committees) and project groups are encouraged to nominate a mentor who has made an outstanding contribution to their APECS committees, activities or the organisation as a whole

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See our past award recipients here. 

APECS International Mentorship Award 2019 - “Member Category”

In this category we ask APECS members to nominate a mentor who has been an outstanding mentor to them during their career.

APECS International Mentorship Award 2019 - “APECS Category”

In this category, we specifically encourage APECS members, committees (including National Committees) and project groups to nominate a mentor who has made an outstanding contribution to their APECS committees, activities or the organization as a whole.

Review Process, criteria, & decision

Award Committee

Each year the Award Committee will be made up of early-career scientists from the APESC Council and Executive Committee. The APECS Executive Director will support the committee as a non-voting ex-officio.

Award Committee (2018-2019):

  • Jhon Fredy Mojica Moncada, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate
  • Neelu Singh, Mangalore University, India / Norway
  • Jennifer Cooper, University of Kansas, United States
  • Gerlis Fugmann, APECS / Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Germany (ex-officio)

If you have any questions regarding this award please do not hesitate to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
Germany
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