Nordic proposals for UArctic Congress 2020

The goal is to identify six Nordic (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Greenland, Faroe Islands and Iceland) finalists that UArctic will select to represent UArctic at the international science popularization contest during the UArctic Congress held in Reykjavik  (5-8 Oct 2020 in Reykjavik, Iceland).

UArctic will grant selected 6 students each 1200€, which can be used for airfare, accommodation, and participation fee during UArctic Congress and Arctic Circle.

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MA and PhD students from UArctic Nordic member institutions are eligible to apply. For Master's students, you must have gathered and analyzed your main findings for you Master’s thesis.

Another six finalists representing Québec, Canada, will also be present in Reykjavik. Together the 12 finalists will present their northern research project in five minutes or less on the joint day of UArctic Congress and Arctic Circle. The language of the presentations and proposals is English.

To apply:
Please send your project proposals in the form of video and the following attachments to the UArctic International Secretariat ( by May 18, 2020

  • Cover letter with the applicant’s name, name of sending UArctic member university, name of the PhD and MA topic, name of supervisor, expected year of graduation
  • Letter of recommendation from the Master thesis or Ph.D thesis supervisor
  • a black and white headshot (square pictures are preferred) and  a short bio (100 – 150 words)
  • 300-word abstract of the topic/presentation

The entire call and instructions on the video can be found from UArctic website:

Published 4. May 2020 - 10:15 - Updated 25. June 2020 - 15:53