Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Attention student and early career permafrost researchers! The U.S. Permafrost Association will be awarding $500 travel grants and the $1000 Andrew Slater Award for U.S. based students and post-graduate researchers (within six years of their last degree) to attend the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2019.

Applicants will be evaluated on a merit basis and must be first author on a permafrost-related research presentation at AGU and possess both USPA and PYRN memberships. One of the grants is reserved for engineering disciplines. Undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.

You can join or renew membership to USPA and access the funding application (under "What's News?") at

Applications are due by email to Kelsey Nyland (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on November 1st at midnight (Eastern Time).

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