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Inviting Applications for Fellowships to IETF 103

By: Niel Harper

Date: July 4, 2018

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The Internet Society is inviting applications for its Fellowship to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). The Fellowship programme allows technologists, engineers and researchers from emerging and developing economies to attend an IETF meeting.

The IETF is the Internet’s premier standards-making body, responsible for the development of protocols used in IP-based networks. IETF participants represent an international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers involved in the technical operation of the Internet and the continuing evolution of Internet architecture.

Fellowships will be awarded through a competitive application process. The current selection round is for IETF 103, 3-9 November, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Information about the fellowship and the application links for First-Time and Returning Fellows can be found online.

Before applying for the Internet Society Fellowship to the IETF 103 meeting in Bangkok, please read the self-assessment guide and ensure that you are able to satisfy all the requirements.

Important Dates

  • 2 July, 2018               Open Call for Applications
  • 22 July, 2018             Close Call for Applications
  • 3 August, 2018          Notify Successful Candidates

We encourage you to apply for this opportunity or pass this information about the programme to individuals in your network that have a keen interest in the open standards development activities of the IETF. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Niel Harper.

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