One Grant will be available to researchers from Pacific Island States and New-Zealand, Japan, and Australia. One grant will be available to researchers worldwide. Each grant is valued at 4500€ and will support travel expenses to and from French Polynesia, accommodation, research costs while at the CRIOBE research station and communication outreach.
Selected candidates will have 12 months from the time the award is granted, to complete their research project. Within a month of completing fieldwork, the candidates will provide a preliminary report of their findings. The successful candidates will provide a final report, including at least one publication in a peer reviewed scientific journal of a high standard, in the following year. The grant should be mentioned in reports and publications under the name "IRCP – CRIOBE – OTP/ECO".