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EGG – Early-career Glaciologists Group

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The EGG of the International Glaciological Society (IGS)

Our young network helps early-career students and researchers in their career debut and promote their incredible scientific work as well as all their creative and amazing activities inside and outside the snow and ice community.

IGS Social Media Strategy position

The International Glaciological Society is seeking an enthusiastic early career researcher to lead a pilot project focused on implementing our current Social Media Strategy.
Details and requirements for the position.

IGS-EGG Conference Grant

This grant aims to provide financial support to early career researchers in any field of cryospheric research to enable them to attend, and participate in, conferences and meetings that are fully or partly sponsored by the IGS, up to a maximum award of £750. The grant also aims to increase participation of early-career, underrepresented minorities in cryospheric research (e.g., Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour; BIPOC), as well as those who do not have access to traditional sources of funding.

The eligibility criteria

  • Applicants must be early-career, defined as a student (undergraduate or graduate), or within five years of terminal degree
  • Preference will be given to those applying from under-represented groups, and those who have limited access to traditional sources of funding
  • Some priority will also be given to those who have not attended a conference before (regardless of funding situation)
  • Intended conference/meeting must be fully or partly sponsored by the IGS and be scheduled for the period advertised in the announcement (see for upcoming IGS conferences/meetings)
  • The grant can be used to cover registration fees, session/abstract submission costs, travel, accommodation, and any other relevant expenses, up to a maximum award of £750
  • All applicants are asked to provide a reference with their applications. More details can be found on the grant application form link below

Individual application document   WORD    PDF

Conference Grant_Referee Form   WORD    PDF