Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


To empower Indigenous scholars and provide a key opportunity for officials at US government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and other groups working on Arctic issues to learn and integrate information/perspectives from multiple Arctic knowledge systems, the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS) and the Inuit Circumpolar Council - Alaska (ICC-Alaska) invite applications from US Arctic Indigenous scholars to travel to Washington DC.

Three scholars will be selected to participate in 2020 and travel expenses and per diem will be provided. While the selected Arctic Indigenous Scholars are in DC, ARCUS and ICC-Alaska will facilitate meetings with officials at relevant agencies and organizations, where scholars will be able to share their interests, learn of available resources, build toward collaborative relationships, and provide on-the-ground perspectives to key decision-makers. Scholars will also spend a full day hosted by the Smithsonian’s Arctic Studies Center.

Application deadline: 21 February 2020 by 5:00 pm AKST

For more information and to access the online application form, go to:
The 2020 Indigenous Scholars Program

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