The call for proposals 2022 of the Polar Access Fund is now open. The deadline to submit a proposal is on 20 January 2022.

The Polar Access Fund enables early-career researchers to undertake a (first) field trip to a polar region or a remote high-altitude area. The research conducted during the field trip must be related to the issue of climate change. Funding of up to 20’000 CHF can be granted per successfully evaluated proposal!

You can find all the information on the dedicated webpage. Make sure you take into consideration the eligibility criteria and do not hesitate to contact the SPI at for any questions.

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