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 2022/2023 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 or should you need help with this. Please make sure you can secure your placement in the Antarctic research station during 2022/2023 Antarctic summer season.


Submit application to YPASM. Deadline: Closed

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

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

YPASM Berth Support Through SCAR Member Countries Recipients 2021

YPASM Berth Support Through SCAR Member Countries Recipients 2020

Ms. Nur Nadhirah binti Zakaria

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Aqlima binti Ahmad

Universiti Putra Malaysia