[AfrICANN-discuss] FW: Fellowship reminder

Dawit Bekele bekele at isoc.org
Fri Jul 24 08:19:43 SAST 2009

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> Dear Colleagues,
> The Internet Society has announced that it is seeking applications
> for the next round of the ISOC Fellowship to the IETF  program, part
> of its Future Internet Leaders program (www.isoc.org/leaders). The
> program offers engineers from developing countries fellowships that
> fund the cost of attending an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
> meeting.
> As you know, the IETF is the Internet's premier standards-making
> body, responsible for the development of protocols used in IP-based
> networks. IETF participants represent an international community of
> network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers involved in
> the technical operation of the Internet and the continuing evolution
> of Internet architecture.
> Fellowships will be awarded through a competitive application
> process. The Internet Society is currently accepting fellowship
> applications for the next two IETF meetings:
>    * IETF 76 being held in Hiroshima, Japan, 8-13 November 2009
>    * IETF 77 being held in Anaheim, USA, 21-26 March 2010
> Up to six fellowships will be awarded for each IETF meeting.
> Full details on the ISOC Fellowship to the IETF, including how to
> apply, are located on the ISOC website at :
> 	http://www.isoc.org/educpillar/fellowship
> Fellowship applications for both IETF meetings are due by *31 July
> 2009*.
> The Internet Society formally launched the ISOC Fellowship to the
> IETF program in January 2007 after successfully piloting the program
> during 2006 at IETF 66 in Montreal and IETF 67 in San Diego. Forty seven
> individuals from 29 countries have participated in the program since
> its inception.
> I encourage you to pass information about this program to individuals
> involved in your regional operators' groups that have a keen interest
> in the Internet standardisation activities of the IETF.  You also may
> consider being a reference for the applicant.
> If you have questions, please do not hesiate to contact Connie Kendig
> <kendig at isoc.org> or Mirjam Kuehne <mir at isoc.org>.
> Kind Regards,
> Connie J Kendig

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