The call for proposals for Arctic Field Grant (AFG) 2018 is now published. The deadline for next year’s field season is 1 PM (GMT+1) on 11 October 2017. The call will be activated 6 weeks before the deadline.
This year NOK 2,0 million will be allocated for extra costs related to fieldwork in Svalbard and Jan Mayen. The maximum amount is NOK 80.000 pr. application (100.000 for Jan Mayen).
The grants are intended for students (master’s and doctoral degree) and researchers who are studying or employed at, or collaborating with, a Norwegian institution. Candidates from non-Norwegian institutions are eligible if the work is done in direct collaboration with a Norwegian scientific institution. Students (master and PhD) as well as researchers who are not established in Svalbard will be prioritized.
Please read the call for proposals, Terms & conditions, HowTo and FAQ before starting the application process and ensure that you have all mandatory attachments ready.
For more information see the Svalbard Science Forum Website.