[AfrICANN-discuss] FW: [AfriNIC-announce] AfriNIC-14 Fellowship application is now OPEN!

Anne-Rachel Inne anne-rachel.inne at icann.org
Mon Mar 7 18:34:40 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, March 07, 2011 5:24 PM
To: announce at afrinic.net
Subject: [AfriNIC-announce] AfriNIC-14 Fellowship application is now OPEN!

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that AfriNIC will offer fellowship for its upcoming meeting taking place in Dar es Salaam 04-10 June 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 7 days to reply with an acceptance of the fellowship. Public announcement of the fellowship winners will be made after the acceptance by the winners. Please find hereafter the schedule for the fellowship process:

07 March 2011: Open Call for fellowship applications

22 March 2011: Close of applications

27 March 2011: Notification to pre-selected fellows

04 April 2011: Deadline of acceptance by awarded fellow

09 April 2011: Final announcement and publication of fellowship list

The fellowship includes: assistance with round-trip airfare to the meeting venue, hotel accommodates for the AfriNIC Plenary event, from 07 June (the day before the beginning of the Plenary) to 10 June 2011 (the last day of the event).

If you think you meet the criteria enumerated above, please complete the questions below in this email and then submit tofellowship at afrinic.net <mailto:fellowship at afrinic.net>along with your personal detail information before 22 March 2011.


Diane Nuteau

-----------8<------------ Application Form --------------->8-----------

Personal details:

   1. Name of Participant: ___________________________________

   2. Your Organisation/Affiliation:___________________________

   3. Country and City of residence: _________________________

   4. Your position in the Organisation: _____________________

   5. Is your organisation a member of AfriNIC? [] YES, [] NO

   6. If you answered "yes" to the question 4, please provide
      your ORG-HDL: ___________________________________________

   7 E-mail:  _________________________________________________

   8. Passport Number:  _______________________________________

   9. Physical/Postal Address:_________________________________

   10. Cost of a round trip ticket in economy class from your
       residence city to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania:

   11. How much of yoursellf are you willing to contributetowards
       this fellowship? ________________________________________

--------------------------[ General Questions ]--------------------------

Your answers to the questions bellow will determine your eligibility to the fellowship

12. Which Internet-related meetings (incl. AfriNIC meetings) have you
   attended in the past? Please give details of events and dates.
13. What has been or is your contribution in your Country/Africa in relation to Internet development? Please give details of events and dates.
14. How are you planning to share with your community what you will learn from the AfriNIC-14 meeting?
15. What has been your contribution to discussions within the AfriNIC or AfNOG community?

By applying to this fellowship program you agree to:

* Attend and participate in all events as outlined in the agenda;
* Complete the meeting survey;
* Provide a meeting/attendance report within 15 days after the last day of the meeting;
* Provide a follow-up report to AfriNIC within two (2) months after the meeting on how you are contributing to the community as a result of your participation to the AfriNIC meeting and how the meeting has benefited you and your country and/or community;
* Ensure that requirements for entry into Tanzania are met at least two weeks prior to your arrival. For example, obtaining a valid passport and visa, accommodation and air ticket should be finalised at least one month before your travel to the event.

We wish you good luck and hope to see you in Dar es Salaam.


The AfriNIC meeting team


Diane Nuteau

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


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