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Postel Network Operator's Scholarship 2008

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Wed Mar 19 07:40:08 2008



NANOG and ARIN have been been unique and successful cooperative fora for
Internet builders in North America and other parts of the world.  Senior
practitioners from around the world contribute their time to NANOG and
ARIN as presenters, teachers and trainers, to produce consistent
non-commercial conferences of high-quality.

Since 2007, the generosity of an anonymous donor and the administration
of the Internet Society, have allowed NANOG and ARIN to provide
financial support to a person from a developing country to participate
in the October joint NANOG/ARIN meeting.

The Postel Network Operator's Scholarship Committee cordially invite
suitable applicants to apply for fellowship funding to participate in
the October 2008 joint NANOG/ARIN meeting.

Target Audience

The Postel Network Operator's Scholarship targets personnel from
developing countries who are actively involved in Internet development,
in any of the following roles:

  * Engineers (Network Builders)
  * Operational and Infrastructure Support Personnel
  * Educators, Teachers, and Trainers

Award Package

Successful applicants will be provided with transportation to and from
the meetings and a reasonable (local host standard) allowance for food
and accommodation. In addition all fees for participation in the
conferences, tutorials, and social events will be waived.  The final
grant size is determined according to final costs and available funding,
and will be advised to successful applicants.

Criteria for Selection

The Postel Network Operator's Scholarship Committee will select the
fellow according to following criteria.

  * Membership in the Target Audience listed above
  * Residency in a developing country
  * Demonstrated ability to utilize the experiences gained from
    NANOG/ARIN within their country, region, ...
  * Evaluation of an abstract of a presentation to be given at
    the meeting.

Applicants from any part of the world will be considered.

Fellowship Selection Committee

The Fellowship Section Committee is a joint activity of the Steering
Committee of NANOG and the Board of Trustees of ARIN.

Application for Fellowships

The deadline for application is 1 June 2008, and the awardee will be
informed by 1 July 2008.

To apply for the fellowship please read
<> and submit your
application via email to <[email protected]>.

Please be sure to include an abstract, and even possibly some slides,
from the presentation you would give at the meetings.

Thank you.

randy, for the Fellowship Section Committee