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ASI LogoThe 2019 Antarctic Science International Bursary is now open for applications. The UK Polar Network, in coordination with APECS, will also be running two webinar sessions to support applicants. Details below.

The ASI Bursary

The ASI Bursary supports the careers of young scientists working in Antarctic Science and is open to applicants from anywhere in the world.  Grants of up to £6000 are awarded to extend the scope of an existing research project through:

  • Funding extra field or laboratory work
  • purchasing/contributing towards the cost of a key piece of equipment
  • Funding International collaboration or the learning of new skills

The deadline is 24:00 on the 16th March 2019 (GMT)

Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD or employed as an early career researcher (up to 10 years after PhD).

Full details and application form.

Webinar sessions

To support applicants, the UKPN in coordination with APECS are running two webinar sessions in which applicants can speak to people on the bursary panel and past recipients. To sign up for the webinars see the links below:

Session 1 - Jan 24, 2019 3:00 PM in Universal Time UTC:

Sign up here

Session 2 - Jan 24, 2019 8:00 PM in Universal Time UTC:

Sign up here