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) 2020 (27 March - 2 April 2020, Akureyri, Iceland).
Travel support via this process is currently available for:
- Early career researchers up to 5 years past PhD with an Arctic research focus (an allowance will be made for career breaks such as parental leave)
- Arctic researchers of all career stages at Russian institutions and/or focusing on the Russian Arctic
- Indigenous 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)
Further application criteria:
- Active participation in the conference including but not limited to giving an oral or poster presentation in the Arctic Observing Summit 2020 (31 March - 2 April 2020 as part of the ASSW 2020) or organizing / participating in an Arctic science community or business meeting
- Affiliation with an institution / organization in an IASC member country (Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States)
These travel awards may only be able to cover part of your travel costs and the costs will be reimbursed after the meeting based on receipts that you provide (all grantees can elect to have their registration fees billed to IASC, pre-travel reimbursement may or may not be possible; Indigenous participants with full funding can have their travel paid in advance by IASC).
Please submit your application via this online form by no later than 12 December 2019 at 07:00 am GMT. Late applications will not be considered. No exceptions will be made.