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Tinker Foundation travel grants for Latin American participants

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A generous grant from the Tinker Foundation, administered by SCAR, has just become available specifically for Latin Americans to be able to attend IPY Oslo Science Conference on 8-12 June 2010.

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[bilde1]The Tinker Foundation was created in 1959 by Dr. Edward Larocque Tinker. His lifelong interest in the Iberian tradition in the Old and New Worlds directed the Foundation's overall focus on Latin America, Spain and Portugal. More recently the Foundation has included in its mandate the support of projects concerning Antarctica, a region of significant interest on an international scale.

SCAR, the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, is a committee of ICSU , the International Council for Science, and it is charged with the initiation, promotion and co-ordination of scientific research in Antarctica. SCAR also provides international, independent scientific advice to the Antarctic Treaty system.

Applications are sought from South American researchers for travelling to and attending the meeting.

Travel grants will provide partial or full support for travel and related expenses (including the registration fee) to attend the Oslo IPY Conference. The grants will be provided by the Tinker Foundation and are administered by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. To make the grant apply to as many as possible, it has been agreed that participants supported from this grant shall be registered at Early Bird registration rate.

Eligibility: 

Applicants must be Citizen and current residents of a South American Country. Successful applicants must have had an abstract (either poster or oral presentation) accepted.

Submission of Application and contact for further information: 

Completed Application forms as Word Documents must be submitted by e-mail to Renuka Badhe (rb302@cam.ac.uk) and please mention "IPY Oslo Travel Grant application" in the subject of email. Please direct any further queries to the same email. 

Deadline for Applications: 

17:00 GMT on the 23rd of April, 2010. The plan is to communicate decisions before the 1st of May.

Last updated: 09.04.2010