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The Internet Society Fellowship to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Programme

Applications for the Fellowship to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) programme are now being accepted.


Call for applications open 11-July-2016
Call for applications close 31-July-2016
Successful applicants notified 19-August-16

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is the world’s premier open Internet standards-development body. The Internet Society Fellowship to the IETF is available to technology professionals, advanced IT students, and other qualified individuals from developing and emerging economies.

Fellows to the IETF attend an IETF meeting where they are paired with an experienced mentor and are expected to make a positive contribution to IETF work.

The Fellowship to the IETF helps to increase the diversity of inputs to, and global awareness of the IETF’s vital work. At the same time, the Fellows participate in the development of open Internet standards and best practices and make valuable connections with global peers with similar interests.

Travel, accommodation, meeting registration fees, and a ticket to the IETF social event;
Introduction to a mentor from their area of interest to help them prepare for the meeting, network with other Experts, and successfully navigate the week-long meeting;
A stipend for incidental expenses; and
A certificate of participation.

To apply https://www.internetsociety.org/what-we-do/education-and-leadership-programmes/ietf-and-ois-programmes/internet-society-fellowship

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IETF 96 remote participation from a Chennai Hub being considered

The IETF 96 is scheduled to be held in Berlin, Germany, July 17-22, 2016. Those interested in remote participation may register at the IETF Meeting Registration System choosing Registration Type: Remote Participant,

If there is sufficient interest in participation from a common Hub at Chennai, Internet Society India Chennai Chapter will set up a hub. Please register your interest by filling up the form, seats are very limited.


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Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy in Seoul, 8-12 August 2016

Applications for the inaugural Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy (APIGA 2016) in Seoul are now open! The program is open to participants:

  • from the Asia Pacific Region
  • who are currently students (undergraduates or graduates from a university/tertiary educational institution) and/or who are interested in how the Internet works
  • between the ages of 18 and 35

To register, click HERE to download the application form and for further instructions. Please note that the submission deadline is 1 July 2016. Fellowships will be awarded to all successful applicants travelling to Seoul from outside of Korea.

For more information, kindly see the details are appended below. You may also wish to visit the event webpage at www.2016apiga.org, and get updates from the APIGA Facebook page onhttps://www.facebook.com/ap.ig.academy/


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IETF fellowships from IIREF

IIREF provides fellowship to attend IETF events. Intended applicants are requested to follow this sections and register. IIREF is providing fellowship for IETF96.

IIREF invites applications from qualified internet professionals from Academia, Industries, Research labs for participation in upcoming IETF Events.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant should be an Indian national and should be above 18 years of age.
Prior contributions to IETF working groups or mailing lists will be an added advantage.
Regular technical contributions to IIREF will be an additional advantage.

For more information: http://iiref.in/fellowship

Click Here to apply.

(the above is extract from the IIREF web page, as noticed based on information from a mailing list)