[arin-announce] 2015 Postel Scholarship

ARIN info at arin.net
Tue Jul 7 16:22:25 EDT 2015


On behalf of the North American Network Operators' Group (NANOG) and the 
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), I would like to take this 
opportunity to draw your attention to the 2015 Postel Network Operator's 

The Postel Network Operator's Scholarship targets personnel from 
developing countries who are actively involved in Internet development, 
in any of the following roles:

     * Engineers (Network Builders)
     * Operational and Infrastructure Support Personnel
     * Educators and Trainers

This is not a postgraduate fellowship or academic scholarship.

Individuals may nominate themselves for the Scholarship via email or 
online form. The Scholarship will be awarded annually to a recipient 
selected by a committee comprising representatives from the NANOG Board 
of Directors and the ARIN Board of Trustees. The selection committee 
will "whimsically" select the annual recipient exclusively in response 
to the question: "What Would Jon Do?" if he were asked to select a 

The successful applicant will be provided with transportation to and 
from the NANOG and ARIN joint meeting October 5-9, 2015, in Montreal, 
Quebec Canada, and a reasonable (local host standard) allowance for food 
and accommodation. In addition, all fees for participation in both 
meetings' events will be waived. The final grant size is determined 
according to final costs and available funding. The chosen recipient 
will be advised at least 2 months prior to the fall meeting date.

Applications from qualified individuals are now being accepted. The 
deadline for application is July 31, and the awardees will be informed 
by August 10, 2015.

Please read full information about the scholarship at:

To apply, please complete the web-based application form that is linked 
from that page. Optionally, you may submit your application in PLAIN 
ASCII in the BODY of the message, not as an attachment nor as a Word 
document, PDF, or any other form, to PostelNOS at nanog.org.

Please be sure to include the following:

     * Full name and contact info Your brief biography, including 
current and recent jobs held

     * A description of why you need and deserve this Scholarship to 
attend the NANOG and ARIN meetings

     * A description of how you plan to leverage your attendance at the 
meetings in your work

     * A brief abstract of a presentation you would give at the NANOG 
and/or ARIN meetings, if selected as a Scholarship winner

Kind regards,

Betty Burke
NANOG Executive Director
on behalf of the Postel Scholarship Selection Committee

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