APECS would like to recognize and honour the efforts of their mentors within the international polar science community. There are 2 award categories, which have been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicated to early career researchers each year, and their efforts in building a supportive community. 

The nomination process has been extended to Sunday 18 August 2019. The nomination forms are available below. Please note that only completed nomination packages will be accepted. To check what to include in your nomination package read the instructions below.

The names and pictures of all nominees will be publicly posted on the APECS mentor award website and APECS News after the nomination deadline and will be available until the Award Committee has made its selection.

APECS International Mentorship Award Categories:

For questions about the APECS International Mentorship Award 2019, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

See our past award recipients here.