The Wikimania 2024 Core Organising Team have opened the application for
scholarships and we are receiving lots of enthusiasm and questions about
As previously announced, we will be facilitating orientation sessions to
discuss the scholarship applications and answer your questions. These
scholarship orientation sessions will be the first of our open call series
entitled *Road to Wikimania 2024*, where we will be providing prospective
scholars and attendees with the information you’ll need for the event.
There will be 3 time options for the scholarship orientation to choose
from. Feel free to click one of them to add it to your Google Calendar
(meeting link included).
Option 1 – Thursday, November 30, 17:00 UTC
– THIS WEEK!
Option 2 – Thursday, December 07, 13:00 UTC
Option 3 – Friday, December 15, 09:00 UTC
You may also find the meeting link and information on Wikimania Wiki
. The sessions will be recorded and published on Wikimania Wiki for those
who cannot attend. You may find the meeting notes on this Etherpad link
*The agenda of each session will include:*
– General update about Wikimania 2024
– Information about the Wikimania scholarship application and selection
– Q&A with the COT and the support staff
Don’t miss out on the chance to get your question answered during the
session! You can still reach the Scholarships Committee directly at
In the name of the Wikimania 2024 Core Organizing Team
Maciej Artur Nadzikiewicz (He/him)
Wikimania 2024 Poland – Team Lead
Wikimedia Europe Board Member
*Scholarship applications for Wikimania 2024 are open until December 18!
Apply now for a full or partial scholarship to attend Wikimania in
person in Poland! *
This year’s theme will be “Collaboration of the Open”--a celebration of
the ways we work together, in the open and for the larger open movement,
to bring free knowledge to the world. We are working on finalizing the
venue and dates before the end of the year, but can confirm that
Wikimania will be held in Poland sometime between mid-July and mid-August.
To ensure that Wikimedians needing visas for Poland have enough time to
apply, we are starting the scholarships process now. Scholarships will
be available in two forms:
Full scholarship: travel, accommodation, and registration are provided;
Partial scholarship: accommodation and registration are provided.
Apply for a Wikimania 2024 scholarship now!
<https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2024:Scholarships>Make sure to
share your experiences during your Wikimedia movement journey and
support with links. Newcomers are encouraged to apply–this year we are
aiming for newer generations of Wikimedians and those who work on
connecting the Wikimedia Movement to the wider open ecosystem of
knowledge and culture.
The deadline to apply for a scholarship is December 18, end of the day
anywhere in the world. Applicants will be notified of decisions in the
first half of February.
Read more on Wikimania Wiki
Have questions? You can reach the Scholarships Committee directly at
The Wikimania 2024 Core Organizing Team
My Fellow Wikimedians
As we lowered the curtain for Wikimania 2023 Singapore, Online and
Satellite, we ask for your valuable time to share your images and videos
related to Wikimania 2023 on Wikimedia Commons, our free media repository.
By uploading your images and videos to Wikimedia Commons, you are helping
to document the history and diversity of the Wikimedia movement, as well as
enriching the knowledge and culture of humanity. Your contributions are
greatly appreciated by millions of readers and editors around the world.
To upload your images and videos to Wikimedia Commons, you can use the *Upload
Wizard*, a simple and user-friendly tool that guides you through the
process. You can also use the *Commons app*, a mobile application that
allows you to upload images from your smartphone or tablet. Please make
sure to use the license on Wikimedia Commons and Wikimania Photography
policy when uploading your files.
We encourage you to use the [[category:Wikimania 2023]] when uploading your
images and videos related to Wikimania 2023. This will help us to organize
and showcase your files on the Wikimania 2023 wiki and other platforms. You
can also add other relevant categories and descriptions to your files to
make them more accessible and useful for other users.
We also encourage you to write your story as a blog, vlog, Social media
posts or at . For social media, please use @wikimedia.conference to tag on
Facebook or Instagram, @wikimania on X (twitter).
We thank you for your generous assistance and support for Wikimania 2023
and the Wikimedia movement. We hope to see you at the next in-person and
hybrid conferences this year and the 19th edition of Wikimania in Kraków,
Poland hosted by the Central and Eastern European Wikimedians where we will
celebrate our achievements, share our experiences, and learn from each
There is also a Wikimania 2023 survey
We appreciate your feedback so we know where we did great and which ones we
would tell the next host.
Event lead, Wikimania 2023
Adjoa Linda (@AdjoaLinda) tweeted at 2:52 PM on Sat, Sep 30, 2023:
I asked Chatgpt to write a poem from some thoughts and notes I wrote after
listening to an African Leader speaking at the UN.
I attended several sessions at Wikimania Singapore that talked about AI. I
ordered some books and have been reading about chatgpt since I got home
from the conference.
Still learning as to how to integrate the two. Will chatgpt actually
benefit Wikipedia. I do think chatgpt will make people more educationally