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Princess Elisabeth Antarctica stationThe Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship provides young scientists with the opportunity to conduct research in East Antarctica while operating out of Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station.

The call for applications is now open. Deadline: 15 May 2018

A joint initiative of the Baillet Latour Fund and the International Polar Foundation, the €150,000 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship award aims to promote scientific excellence in Antarctica and underscores the crucial role polar science plays in furthering our understanding of the Earth and how it functions.

The fellowship is open to applicants from any country in the world. Applicants must be either doctoral researchers or post-doctoral researchers who have completed their PhD within the last 10 years.

The successful applicant will continue to work at their current research organisation and conduct original research while operating from the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica station (located in Dronning Maud Land in East Antarctica at 71.57°S 23.20°E).

Key Details

  • €150,000 over two years
  • open to doctoral/post-doctoral researchers (PhD completed <10 years) from any country in the world
  • possible fields of research: (1) Atmospheric Sciences (2) Geology (3) Glaciology and (4) Microbiology (excluding marine)
  • supports 2 field seasons at Princess Elisabeth research station

How to apply

Please first consult the Applicant Information, Research and Logistics and FAQs before applying.

Download the application package and send in your completed application to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please feel free to circulate the 2018 BLAF Flyer.

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