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Attending SCAR2020? Apply for funding!

The SCAR/SERCE program ('Solid Earth Response and influence on Cryospheric Evolution') is offering travel support to attend SCAR2020. Early career researchers, or researchers from countries with an emerging Antarctic program, who are working in a SERCE-facing area are eligible to apply for funds to support their attendance at the conference. The deadline to apply for funds is the Monday after the abstract deadline (abstract deadline is 28 February). Applicants must be the presenting author on a submitted abstract.

If you are involved with ANTPAS then you can also apply for funding through them. Antarctic Permafrost, Periglacial Environments and Soils (ANTPAS) is offering 3 grants of US $ 1,000.00 each for Emerging Career Researchers to attend the upcoming 9th SCAR OSC, which will be held in Hobart, Australia from 3-7 August 2020. To apply, send your CV and submitted abstract (specifying proposed poster or oral presentation as submitted to session 12G) to the ANTPAS Chairs Mauro Guglielmin ( and Marc Oliva ( The deadline for applications is 15 March.According to SCAR rules, successful applicants must apply for reimbursement of expenses from SCAR after having attended the conference. Reimbursement will only apply up to the amount of the original awarded grant.

For more funding opportunities have a look at the APECS or SCAR websites for a number of funding opportunities available to attend the conference

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