AfriNIC-16 Fellowship Programme

The Call for Fellows is now closed!

If you submitted your form before 20 March 2012 UTC 00:00, please note that our team is currently reviewing your application.

AfriNIC Fellowship Programme

AfriNIC offers fellowships for each Public Policy meeting. 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.



How to apply for AfriNIC-17 fellowship programme?


To qualify for the fellowship, you:

  • should be a resident of the African region
  • 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.

AfriNIC-17 will be held in Khartoum, The Republic of Sudan from 24  to 30 Nov 2012. Our meeting team will communicate on the AfriNIC mailing lists to announce the call for fellows after the AfriNIC-16 meeting. 

To subscribe to the AfriNIC announce mailing list, click here.


What's included?


The timeline


The fellowship includes:

  • assistance with round-trip airfare to the meeting venue,
  • hotel accommodation for the AfriNIC Plenary event, from  15 May(the day before the beginning of the Plenary) to 18 May 2012 (the last day of the event).

Upon selection of the fellows, AfriNIC will notify the selected fellows directly and allow the fellow seven (7) days to reply with an acceptance of the fellowship. A public announcement of the fellowship winners will be made after the acceptance by the winners. Below are the dates to remember for fellowship application:

  • 26 March 2012: Notification to pre-selected fellows
  • 02 April 2012: Deadline of acceptance by awarded fellow
  • 09 April 2012: Final announcement and publication of fellowship list


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