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Deadline Extended: Apply For A Students on Ice Scholarship
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is proud to partner with Students on Ice (SOI) on their upcoming 2018 Arctic Expedition!
Join high school and university students from around the world on the educational journey of a lifetime to explore Canada's High Arctic and western Greenland between July 23 to August 7, 2018.
The deadline to apply for full scholarships has been extended to March 19, 2018 for northern youth.
With the support of IRC and SOI's global network of partners, more than 80% of students on SOI's Arctic Expeditions are fully funded to participate.
About Students on Ice and the 2018 Arctic Expedition
Students on Ice (SOI) is an award-winning organization taking high school and university students from around the world on the educational journey of a lifetime to explore the eastern Canadian Arctic and western Greenland.
With the support of SOI's partners, a majority of participants on SOI's Arctic Expeditions are fully funded to participate. More than 40% of student and staff participants are from the circumpolar Arctic with a majority from Canada's North.
The application form for students can be found online at studentsonice.com.
SOI's 2018 Arctic Expedition will take 120 youth from across Canada and around the world on a two-week journey to explore Canada's High Arctic and Western Greenland. The expedition dates are July 23-August 7, 2018.
Guided by a team of scientists, elders, artists and explorers, youth will develop a deeper connection to the land, culture and people of the Arctic as they engage in hands-on research, listen to elders, visit remote Arctic communities, observe wildlife, and bridge cultures and understanding with youth from around the world. Youth will learn about the impacts of climate change, the importance of ocean conservation, and other important topics, grounded in an understanding and appreciation for the people who call the Arctic home.