B) Berth Support through SCAR Member Countries

  • Applicant must already identified collaborator(s) and having research projects with secured placement in collaborator’s research station in Antarctica.
  • Collaborator(s) can be any institution from any SCAR Member Countries.
  • Field work must be committed during 2019/2020 Antarctic summer season
  • YPASM will fund up to RM55,000.00for cost of field work including following categories only;
    • Return economy-class airfare from Kuala Lumpur to the collaborator’s country and/or any departure points to Antarctica;
    • Subsistence expenses;
    • Freight costs; and
    • Rental of polar clothing for field use.


How to apply:

Identify collaborator from any SCAR Member Countries and secure your placement.

Prospective researchers may identify potential collaborator and discuss initial idea. You may contact intan@ypasm.my or fardy@ypasm.my should you need help with this. Please make sure you can secure your placement in the Antarctic research station during 2019/2020 Antarctic summer season.


Submit application to YPASM. Deadline: 31 March 2019

Applicants should complete and submit the following documents:

  1. Application Form
  2. Project Proposal with detailed budget;
  3. Cover Note and Acceptance Letter– Collaborator’s Agreement to host the applicant in Antarctica; and
  4. CV of applicant
  5. Enquiries

For any inquiries, kindly contact Mr. Fardy /Mrs. Intan (Fardy@ypasm.my / intan@ypasm.my or 03-2691 0651).