Money makes our world go round – funding landscape for polar early-career scientists in Germany

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A lot of things in life need money and so does polar science: money is needed to participate in conferences, undertake fieldwork campaigns or pay for salaries, such as in PhD projects or permanent research positions. To give an overview on the general funding landscape for polar early-career scientists in Germany, APECS Germany (the German National Committee of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists, APECS) has started to host a list of grant, fellowship and other funding opportunities at (last access: 15 October 2022). This is visualized in Fig. 1. Once a suitable funding scheme has been found, grant writing requires good preparation, a well-structured and written proposal, and several back-up plans.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-84
Number of pages4
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 20 Dec 2022

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Scopus 85145553438
ORCID /0000-0001-9874-9295/work/142255130


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