The  International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) is pleased to announce the availability of travel support for the Arctic Science Summit Week 2022 (26 March – 1 April 2022, Tromsø, Norway).

Travel support via this process is currently available for:

  • Early career researchers up to 5 years past PhDwith an Arctic research focus (an allowance will be made for career breaks such as parental leave)
  • Indigenous Arctic experts and knowledge holders 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)

Priority will be given to participants with an active role during the conference, including but not limited giving an oral or poster presentation, meeting (co-)organizers, conference volunteers etc.

Further application criteria:

  • 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, Russian Federation, Republic of 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.

Please submit your application via this online form before 7 March 2022 at 13:00 GMT.

Travel support will be given out for qualified applicants on a first-come, first served basis as long as funding is available. Late applications are possible as long as funding is available.

Travel award recipients will be informed starting 8 March 2022.

The local organizers remind participants to book refundable ticket / accommodation options due to the still on-going Covid-19 pandemic in case of last minute cancellations.

If you have questions, please contact the IASC Secretariat at

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