[Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2013 scholarship now accepting application

Simon Shek simon.shek at wikimedia.hk
Tue Jan 22 05:03:47 UTC 2013

Hi all,

Scholarship applications for Wikimania 2013 in Hong Kong are being accept.
The application window is one month (through 22 February).

Wikimania 2013 scholarship is an award given to an individual to enable
them to attend Wikimania in Hong Kong from 7-11 August, 2013.

Both types of scholarships will be available this year. Partial
scholarships will cover travel expenses to Wikimania, capped at 50% of the
estimated air fare from your nearest international airport according to
[[wm2013:Getting to Hong Kong]]. Full scholarships will cover round-trip
travel, dorms accommodations as arranged by the Wikimania Team, and
registration for Wikimania 2013.

Applicants will be rated on the following four dimensions:
1. Activity within Wikimedia (on-wiki and off-wiki) - 50%
2. Activity outside of Wikimedia and other free knowledge/software projects
- 15%
3. Interest in Wikimania and the Wikimedia movement - 25%
4. Fluency of English language - 10%

To learn more about Wikimania 2013 scholarships, please visit
To apply for a scholarship, you can fill out the application form here:

If you have any question, email us at wikimania-shcolarship at wikimedia.org .

Good luck!

Simon Shek
Community coordinator - Wikimania 2013 / Wikimedia Hong Kong

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