APRICOT Fellowship Program for Developing Countries

APRICOT Fellowship Program for Developing Countries


Since 2000, the APRICOT Fellowship Program has provided opportunities to personnel from developing countries to participate in APRICOT. The program provides basic financial assistance to selected applicants, who fulfill eligibility criteria and are then selected by the Fellowship Committee.

The Fellowship Award which is granted to successful applicants (Fellows) covers a proportion of conference registration, travel, and living expenses associated with attending APRICOT.

Who can apply?

The APRICOT Fellowship Program targets individuals from developing countries who are actively involved in Internet development, in a professional capacity, in any of the following roles:

•Engineers (network builders)
•Decision makers in government, educational, non-government and private sectors
•Educators and trainers

Award Package

APRICOT will provide Fellows with the following assistance to attend the APRICOT 2011:

•Workshop, Tutorial, and Conference Fees
•Up to 80 per cent of return air fare, to a maximum of USD 1,000

•Accommodation in designated hotel, on a twin-share basis
•Ground transportation expenses

Terms & Conditions

1.Fellows are required to travel on the cheapest available economy class ticket. Applicants must provide a reliable quotation for air travel at the time of application, and up to 80% of that amount will be funded (to a maximum of USD 1000).
2.Fellows are expected to stay at the designated APRICOT Fellowship Hotel. Fellows may check in one day before the event starts and check out one day after the event ends.
3.Fellows accept responsibility for all liabilities, and for costs associated with medical and travel insurance.
4.Fellows are required to attend and participate in all sessions of the event, and funding may be withheld in case of absence from any part of the event.

Entry Visas

Please note that a valid passport or an appropriate travel document is required to enter the host country. Participants from certain countries may also require a visa.

Participants are responsible for arranging their visas, and should consult the APRICOT website for information on entry/immigration requirements.

Criteria for Selection

The APRICOT 2011 Fellowship Committee will select the fellows according to the following criteria:

•Membership of the target audience listed above
•Residency in a developing country
•Demonstrated ability to utilize the experiences gained from APRICOT
•Willingness to return to APRICOT as a presenter or trainer in the future

Note: Candidates who have been prior recipients of a fellowship within the last four years from APRICOT or a related conference such as APAN, APNIC or SANOG will not ordinarily be considered for fellowship.

Applicants from any part of the world will be considered, however it is expected that the majority of fellows selected will be from the Asia Pacific region.

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