[CLOSED] Call for Application for ArCS II International Early Career Researchers Program (Scheduled to start in FY2023-2024)
As a priority program of the Arctic Challenge for Sustainability II (ArCS II) project, this call for applications invites a wide range of International Early Career Researchers from the Arctic and non-Arctic countries who are engaged in Arctic research and supports their research, by providing financial support for mid-to-long-term travel and residence at universities and research institutions in Japan. At the same time, this project aims to revitalize mutual exchange between Arctic researchers in Japan and early career researchers overseas and strengthen the cooperative system for international joint research.
This call for application started before the decision to grant a subsidy for the ArCS II project in FY2024 so that this program could be started smoothly after the decision. Note that there may be changes made in the future.
Activities to be conducted
The Candidate shall be engaged in the research on the Arctic region in collaboration with the Host Researcher.
*In this call, the minimum length of appointment was changed from “at least 6 months” to “at least 1 month”.
Deadline for the submission of application for the Program
This call for applications will have three deadlines within FY2023. However, please note that the call for applications may be terminated when the total amount of support for the selected programs reaches the budget limit.
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– The International Early Career Researcher (Candidate) is required to prepare an application form in cooperation with the Host Researcher and submit a letter of consent (by the Candidate) to apply for Call for Application for ArCS II International Early Career Researchers Program; a copy of the certificate of the degree. Or, if the Candidate is a prospective Ph at the time of application, Certificate of enrollment or Documentation that clarifies when the degree of doctor is expected to be obtained is required.
*In this call, the application must be filed by the Host Researcher.
* The budget may be executed by the National Institute of Polar Research depending on the content of the application. Please refer to the application guidelines for details.
Administration in charge of this Program
ArCS II Secretariat
National Institute of Polar Research
10-3, Midori-Cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo 190-8518, Japan