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Funding opportunity to attend the 2017 Youth Arctic Forum in Archangel, Russia


The Carmel Institute is sponsoring a limited number of round trip airline tickets for currently-enrolled undergraduate or graduate students 20-35 years old to travel to the 2017 Youth Arctic Forum in Archangel, Russia from March 27 to April 2, 2017. Please see the details in the attached flyer.

Students must already hold a valid passport to attend. Attendees will only be responsible for visa fees. The Carmel Institute will provide airfare, while the forum organizers will defray all travel during the forum plus room and board costs in Russia.

To apply, please e-mail the following to

1. Current transcript (unofficial is fine).
2. Scan, photo, or copy of photo page of US passport.
3. A short essay (no more than 250 words) including your name in an Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file, explaining how attending the forum fits into your current academic or future professional goals

The application deadline is March 1.

Boucke Building
University Fellowships Office
321 Boucke Building
University Park, PA 16802