Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


iassa logoThe IASSA Award is granted in recognition of sustained and significant contribution to Arctic Social Sciences and Humanities. The Award is presented at the triennial In- ternational Congress of Social Scientists. Multiple awards are possible. Nominations may be submitted to the IASSA Secretariat by IASSA members at any time prior to the deadline. Nominators must be IASSA members. (The person nominated for the Award does not necessarily have to be a member.)

The IASSA Council serves as the adjudicating committee for this award.

Nomination Package:

The letter of nomination must provide a succinct rationale for the nomination, and be ac- companied by an electronic version of a current curriculum vitae. The nomination must be signed by three IASSA members. The letter of nomination (2pp max), signature page and curriculum vitae of the nominee should be sent as an e-mail attachment (pdf) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Electronic signatures will be accepted.

Please note: Failure to provide supporting evidence in complete and legible form is a dis- service to the candidate and prejudices a fair and comprehensive assessment of the nomi- nation.


Nominations for the next award (to be presented at ICASS X) must be received electroni- cally by the IASSA Secretariat (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by 15 January 2020.

Nomination must include:

Title and full name of Nominee
Affiliation and address, including email
Rationale for nomination (2pp max) (Please also append CV of nominee)
Rationale for nomination continued (2pp max) (Please also append CV of nominee) Persons Person making the nomination: Name, Affiliation, E-mail, and Signature

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