Attention all early-career researchers (ECRs).

Fellowship opportunities are now available at three Antarctic organisations. 

  • The Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) – offering one fellowship with funding of up to USD $15,000.
  • The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) – offering one fellowship with funding of up to USD $15,000.
  • The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) – offering four or five fellowships with funding of up to USD $15,000 each.


COMNAP, IAATO, and SCAR encourage all talented early-career researchers, scientists, engineers, environmental managers, and those in other early-career professions to apply for these fellowships.

“The purpose is to strengthen international capacity and cooperation in fields such as climate, biodiversity, conservation, humanities and astrophysics research by providing annual funding opportunities” (as per the fellowship announcement).

Application Deadlines:

  • COMNAP – 30 June 2022
  • IAATO – 30 June 2022
  • SCAR – 31 August 2022


For more details: Click here.

Download the relevant information here.


Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 02 March 2022


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