Association of Polar Early Career Scientists American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) invites applications for the Fellowships and Grants program for the 2018/19 academic year.

Awards for Research/Study in Scandinavia

The ASF will offer around $300,000 to outstanding American students, scholars, professionals and, artists for study and/or research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, or Sweden. Fellowships of up to $23,000 are intended to support an academic year-long stay, and priority is given to students at the graduate level who need to spend time at foreign academic or research institutions. Grants of up to $5,000 are considered more suitable for shorter research visits, both on the graduate or post-doctoral level. Funding is available to candidates in all fields.

Awards for Arctic Research

In partnership with Scandinavian Seminar, a not-for-profit organization sponsoring educational and cultural interaction between Scandinavia and the United States, the ASF annually provides fellowships totaling $50,000 to outstanding American students, researchers, and artists for projects relating to the Arctic and pursued at University of the Arctic member institutions. The purpose of these fellowships is to increase knowledge about the Arctic and issues relating to the Circumpolar North. Past fellowship winners have included scholars pursuing Arctic projects in marine biology, geology, the environment, and Indigenous peoples, as well as artists photographing Arctic landscapes.

Awards for Research/Study in in the United States

The ASF awards fellowships and grants to Scandinavians doing research/study. These are made on the recommendation of ASF's cooperating organizations abroad, with each country setting its own deadline. Contact information for the ASF's cooperating organizations in Scandinavia can be found on the ASF website.

The ASF is a cultural and educational link between the U.S. and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden and works to build international understanding with an extensive program of fellowships, grants, intern/trainee sponsorship, publishing, and membership offerings.

Application deadline: 1 November 2017

For more information and application information, go to: Fellowship and Grants Homepage

For questions, contact:
Carl Fritscher
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