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De: Gnangarra <gnangarra(a)wikimedia.org.au>
Date: terça, 8 de jun de 2021, 06:40
Subject: [Affiliates] Scholarships
To: Wikimedia Affiliates <all-affiliates(a)lists.wikimedia.org>rg>, Wikimedia
Movement Affiliates discussion list <affiliates(a)lists.wikimedia.org>
Cc: Wikimania Core Organizing Team <wikimania-cot(a)lists.wikimedia.org>
I am following up on the earlier email, this time with concrete information
for the Scholarship Program of Wikimania 2021.
As stated before, funding will be made available to all Wikimedia
affiliates this year. The rationale behind this approach is to maximize the
number of scholarships that can be awarded, by empowering our affiliates to
distribute the funds to their communities accordingly.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING?
Wikimania 2021 scholarship applicants must be Wikimedia movement
affiliates. Contrary to an in-person event, individuals and other
organizations are not eligible.
WHAT IS ELIGIBLE?
Childcare services (or similar family services) to support Wikimania
Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
Administrative or operational costs for to distribute funds to community
members, such as transfer fees
Small hardware expenses to support access (such as webcams, microphones,
Note: Requests for computers, laptops, tablets, and other personal
devices are not eligible.
Video production support for pre-recorded Wikimania sessions (such as
equipment or space)
In-person meetups that coincide with Wikimania activities (food,
beverage, meeting space)
Post-Wikimania meetups resulting from having attended Wikimania (food,
beverage, meeting space)
HOW DO I GO ABOUT THIS?
We will start accepting applications starting today! Although English is
the preferred language for applications, you are welcome to submit yours in any
You can apply using this link:
Scholarship applications open: June 4th 2021
Scholarship applications close: 31 July 23:59 UTC
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
This year, there is an opportunity for affiliates to curate a section of
the Wikimania program in the Movement Groups & Affiliates track
The submission process is live through June 18th. Wikimedia Affiliates can
Below are some links to guide you through;
Session Submission Guidelines
Session proposals are in English. This will enable all proposal reviewers
to understand the essence of your proposal. You can choose to present your
session in your own language. See the FAQ
<https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania:2021_FAQ> for more
information on this.
AND IF I HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?
Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions in the meantime.
Alternatively, the COT will be hosting office hours
in these next few weeks. Feel free to drop in and ask your questions.
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