The student on Ice is an award-winning organization offering unique educational expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic. We are thrilled to announce that thanks to the generous support of our many partners and supporters, numerous scholarships are available for interested youth They are now accepting applications for the 2016 Students on Ice Arctic Expedition.
The 16th annual Students on Ice Arctic Expedition will be a profound hands-on experience for youth to expand their knowledge of the changing circumpolar world, foster a new understanding and respect for the planet, and gain the inspiration and motivation needed to help lead us to a healthy and sustainable future.
Activities will include wildlife encounters, visits to remote Arctic communities, as well as the opportunity to acquire first-hand knowledge and insight into the dynamics of climate change, traditional Inuit knowledge, scientific research, policy, and other important Arctic and global issues.
The expedition will involve 120 youth from around the world along with a team of world-class scientists, Inuit Elders, educators, artists, musicians, CEO’s, dignitaries, journalists, authors, and innovators. Students will develop a deeper connection to nature and the inspiration, education and motivation to become leaders in their community and beyond.
The expedition dates are July 21 to August 05, 2016. The expedition begin in Ottawa, ON and will travel together to Kuujjuaq, QC and sail through the eastern Canadian Arctic and western Greenland.
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The deadline is quickly approaching to apply for our 2016 Arctic Expedition!
Deadline: March 11, 2016 at 5 p.m. EST