I came across this article that I thought would be of interest to you:
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1. Wikimania Scholarship (Florence Devouard)
2. Re: Wikimania Scholarship (Samuel Guebo)
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Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:41:34 +0100
From: Florence Devouard <anthere(a)anthere.org>
To: Mailing list for African Wikimedians
Cc: Erina Mukuta <erinamukuta(a)gmail.com>
Subject: [African Wikimedians] Wikimania Scholarship
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I wanted to outline that applications to Wikimania Scholarship opened a
few days ago.
It is probably worth outlining these two points:
1. "Based on the applicant's home country, each applicant will be
categorized as either a Global North or Global South
<https://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_South> applicant, with the
/total number of scholarships distributed between the Global North and
Global South being set at 25% and 75% respectively."
/2. Unlike in previous years, activity within the Wikimedia movement
will be the main criteria for evaluation. Participation in non-Wikimedia
free knowledge, free software, collaborative or educational initiatives
is a plus but is no longer a requirement; individuals who solely
contribute to such areas are no longer encouraged to apply. Please see
the FAQ for more information on eligibility./
/If you were deeply involved in Wikimedia the past year and would like
to get the opportunity to talk about your activities in Mexico, to
listen to other participants experience and to build new projects, do
consider applying for a travel grant.