Antarctica Fellowship Award From InBev-Baillet Latour

Deadline: 1 March 2012
Open to: Doctoral and post-doctoral researchers under the age of 35 years, from all over the World.
Remuneration: €150 000

Description

The InBev-Baillet Latour Fund and the International Polar Foundation (IPF) announce the opening of the 2011 Call for Proposals for the InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship.

Research activities will take place at, or in the vicinity of, the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station. Princess Elisabeth Station is located in the Sør Rondane Mountain Range, Dronning Maud Land (East-Antarctica). The station lies at 71° 57’ S and 23° 20’ E, 220 km due South from the edge of the ice shelf. Research activities extend also to this coastal area.

The Fellowship is to be disbursed over a two year period to cover two field campaigns in Antarctica (to be carried out in the Antarctic summer seasons of Nov. 2012 – Feb. 2013 and Nov. 2013 – Feb. 2014).

Fellowship

The Fellowship of €150 000 has been created to promote research activities at, or in the vicinity of, the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station.

Eligibility

Doctoral and post-doctoral researchers under the age of 35 years, from all over the World are eligible to apply.

The research areas of the fellowship are

  •     Glaciology,
  •     Microbiology (excluding marine microbiology),
  •     Geology.

Application

Eligible proposals will undergo a two-step evaluation procedure. The first-round evaluation will consist of an evaluation on the basis of scientific merit, carried out by international peer review (scientific Jury). Proposals short-listed by the Jury will undergo a second-round evaluation by the Antarctica Fellowship Committee. This evaluation will consider the more practical aspects of the project, and will result in the selection of the laureate.

Project proposals for the Antarctica Fellowship award (for field research in 2012/2013 and 2013/2014) must reach the Fellowship Secretariat by 1 March 2012 at the latest.

Please read the information file thoroughly (including eligibility criteria) before submitting your application. Applications that are not submitted using the submission form and/or those sent after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.

All submissions should be in English.

Download the poster for the 2011 Call for Proposals.

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