[AFRINIC-Announce] Apply now for the Internet Society Fellowship to IETF 96 - Berlin, Germany

AFRINIC Communication comm-announce at afrinic.net
Fri Mar 18 11:02:13 UTC 2016

[on behalf of the Internet Society]

Dear Colleagues,

This is a good opportunity for technologists, engineers and researchers
in Africa who are interested in open standard development.

The Internet Society is hereby inviting applications for its latest
Fellowship to the IETF.  The Fellowship programme allows technologists,
engineers and researchers from emerging and developing economies to
attend 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

Fellowships will be awarded through a competitive application process.
The Internet Society is currently accepting fellowship applications for
IETF 96 in Berlin, Germany:

* IETF 96, 17-22 July 2016, Berlin, Germany.

Information about the programme and links to apply can be found at:

Fellowship applications will close on 3 April 2016.

Please complete the self-assessment<https://www.internetsociety.org/doc/ietf-92-fellowship-self-assessment>
and review the selection criteria<https://www.internetsociety.org/node/9476> before applying for
the Fellowship.

I also encourage you to pass the information about the program to
colleagues, friends, and individuals involved in your network that have
a keen interest in the Internet protocol development activities of the IETF.

The Internet Society Fellowships to the IETF are sponsored by Afilias,
Google, NBCUniversal, Microsoft, and Verisign.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Niel Harper
<harper at isoc.org<mailto:harper at isoc.org>>.

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