Good to know that we are supporting those who haven't been earlier. New
people should get the chance to go and experience the global movement for
such events. When the same people go to Wikimania more than once, often
they aren't able to contribute or learn anything more than what they
All the best Indrajit & Dhanalakshmi 😊. Please ensure that you participate
fully and wholeheartedly on behalf of all of us and do provide a full
report for those of us who are interested but are unable to make it out of
On Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 12:05 PM Ananth Subray <ananth.subray(a)gmail.com>
Hope this email finds you well. The preparation of Wikimania 2019 is going
on, and we hope to see enthusiastic participation from India this year as
You know that in addition to the main Wikimania scholarship, there has
been a practice to offer scholarships to Wikimedians from India. The
practice was started by Wikimedia India, and currently, CIS-A2K is working
on this. CIS-A2K has consulted Wikimedia India Chapter and is happy to
This year 2 Wikimedians from Indian will be given support to attend
Following are the criteria:
The participants are selected based on the points they received from
Wikimania selection committee set up by WMF. They shared the list with us.
Applicants who received scholarship earlier and attended past
Wikimanias are not selected in favour of applicants who never got a chance
We have ensured 1 female participation in this list.
Based on these criteria User:User:Indrajitdas and
User:User:Dhanalakshmi_.K._T for Wikimania 2019 are selected.
We have already contacted them and they have accepted the invitation. The
required documents have been sent to the Wikimedians, and hope they will
get their visa very soon.
We are unable to support a partial scholarship for budgetary constraints.
Thanks and Regards,
*ANANTH SUBRAY P V*
Programme Associate at The Centre for Internet & Society
Secretary of Wikipedia & Education User Group
Co-founder of Lakshya
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