Call for applications: UK-Canada Arctic Partnership Bursaries

9th November 2018

We are now inviting applications for the UK-Canada Arctic Partnership: Bursaries Programme 2019. The Programme provides Bursaries of up to £20,000 for UK-based researchers to join Canadian-led projects in the Canadian Arctic and High North in the 2019 field season.

The Programme is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and delivered in collaboration with the British High Commission in Ottawa and the NERC Arctic Office. The first two years of the Bursaries Programme have seen 30 research teams from the UK join Canadian-led projects across a broad range of terrestrial, marine, atmosphere, cryosphere and social research themes.

Full details of how to apply to the Bursary Programme are listed here. All applications must be received by 1600 on Friday 18 January 2019 and will be acknowledged by email. You are strongly advised to contact the NERC Arctic Office ( to check your eligibility prior to making an application.