[AfrICANN-discuss] FW: [AfriNIC-announce] The Fellowship Application for AfriNIC-15 is now Open!

Anne-Rachel Inne anne-rachel.inne at icann.org
Mon Aug 29 23:01:48 SAST 2011


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From: announce-bounces at afrinic.net [mailto:announce-bounces at afrinic.net] On Behalf Of Diane Nuteau
Sent: Monday, August 29, 2011 9:04 PM
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Subject: [AfriNIC-announce] The Fellowship Application for AfriNIC-15 is now Open!

Dear Colleagues,

We are offering fellowships for our upcoming meeting taking place in Yaoundé 19-25 November 2011.

The fellowship is reserved in priority for individuals representing small organisations, universities, and media who are actively involved in Internet operations and development or ICT policy in their countries and respective communities. The fellow is expected to positively and actively contribute to IP address management awareness in the AfriNIC service region.

To qualify for the fellowship, you:

    * should be a resident of Africa;
    * must not necessarily be an AfriNIC member;
    * should be from a technical (IT, Computer Science) background;
    * have not benefited from previous AfriNIC fellowships;
    * are willing to report on how this fellowship has benefited
      you/your organisation/country.

Upon selection of the fellows, AfriNIC will notify the selected fellows directly and allow the fellow seven (7) days to reply with an acceptance of the fellowship.A public announcement of the fellowship winners will be made after the acceptance by the winners. Please find hereafter the schedule for the fellowship process:

29 August 2011: Open Call for fellowship applications

13 September 2011: Close of applications

19 September 2011: Notification to pre-selected fellows

26 September 2011: Deadline of acceptance by awarded fellow

03 October 2011: Final announcement and publication of fellowship list

The fellowship includes: assistance with round-trip airfare to the meeting venue, hotel accommodation for the AfriNIC Plenary event, from
22 November (the day before the beginning of the Plenary) to 25 November
2011 (the last day of the event).

If you think you meet the criteria enumerated above, please fill in the fellowship application form on https://meeting.afrinic.net/afrinic-15/?q=content/fellowship-programmeand submit it with your personal detail information before 13 September 2011.

We wish you good luck and hope to see you in Yaoundé!

Kind Regards,

The AfriNIC Meeting Team

AfriNIC | 11th Floor ABC | Raffles Tower | Cybercity | Mauritius
Tel: +230 403 5100 |Fax: +230 466 6758


Join us at AfriNIC-15 in Cameroon, 19-25 November 2011


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