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Fellowship programme

The fellowship is reserved in priority for individuals representing small organisations, universities, and media who are actively involved in Internet operations and development or ICT policy in their countries and respective communities. The fellow is expected to positively and actively contribute to IP address management awareness in the AFRINIC service region.

To qualify for the fellowship, you:

  • should be a resident of Africa;
  • must not necessarily be an AFRINIC member;
  • should be from a technical (IT, Computer Science) background;
  • have not benefited from previous AFRINIC fellowships;
  • are willing to report on how this fellowship has benefited you/your organisation/country.                                                              

Important dates

Open Call for fellowship applications.
Close of applications.
Notification to pre-selected fellows.
Deadline of acceptance by awarded fellow.
Final announcement and publication of fellowship list.



The fellowship includes:

  • assistance with round-trip airfare to the meeting venue;
  • hotel accommodates for the AFRINIC Plenary event, from 07 June (the day before the beginning of the Plenary) to 10 June 2011 (the last day of the event);
  • per diem allowance.