The Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship award is a joint initiative between the Baillet Latour Fund and the International Polar Foundation. Its aim is to promote scientific excellence and support a young researcher wishing to conduct scientific research at or in the vicinity of Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station. With climate change representing an important challenge for society, such research is crucial in our quest for understanding how our planet and its climate system functions.
The call is open to doctoral or post-doctoral students from any country in the world within 10 years of completing their PhD and working in the following disciplines: (1) atmospheric sciences (2) geology (3) glaciology and (4) microbiology (excluding marine microbiology).
This edition of the award will allow the winning candidate to carry out two field campaigns based at Princess Elisabeth station during the Antarctic summer seasons of November 2018 - February 2019 and November 2019 - February 2020.
More information and how to apply: www.polarfoundation.org/projects/detail/baillet_latour_fellowship
DEADLINE: 15 MAY 2018 (midnight CET)
Winning Laureate will be announced in fall 2018
INTERNATIONAL POLAR FOUNDATION
The International Polar Foundation supports polar scientific research for the advancement of knowledge, the promotion of informed action on climate change, and the development of a sustainable society.
BAILLET LATOUR FUND
The Baillet Latour Fund was established in 1974 on the initiative of Count Alfred de Baillet Latour. Its aim is to promote, encourage and reward excellence, principally in Belgium, by focusing its work on people. For over 40 years, the Fund has sought to support initiatives that are remarkable for their influence, the excellence they inspire or their innovative approach to meeting the challenges faced by tomorrow’s society. Its support generates concrete spin-offs with specific future benefits in four areas: health, education, culture and sport.
Antarctica Fellowship Secretariat: firstname.lastname@example.org