Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Initiated in 2015, the KOPRI Fellowship Program aims to promote research collaboration and provide future generation scientists with networking and research opportunities. The participants will be provided with a round-trip airfare, moderate living expenses, and accommodation within the KOPRI facilities for a period up to 3 months.

The KOPRI Fellowship Program 2024 is open for applications only in the Arctic category. This year, there are no calls for applications in either the Asia or Antarctic categories.   

The KOPRI Arctic fellowship is open to early career scientists from Arctic countries and researchers who are of Arctic indigenous heritage. To be eligible for ECS, the applicant should be either currently enrolled in a master or doctoral program or within 5 years of finishing their master or doctoral degree. 

 For the list of past fellows and their research topic, please refer to:

Application for the fellowship is open until July 18, 2024. More information can be found here.

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