Wikimania 2013 Scholarships Programme

Important dates
The anticipated timeline for the scholarship programme is as follows:
Scholarship applications open: 22 January 2013
Deadline for applying for scholarships: 22 February 2013 23:59 UTC
Scholarship committee reviews applications: January–April, 2013
Applicants are notified about final decisions: April 2013 or earlier

Goals of the programme
To make Wikimania 2013 a successful and productive international conference
To support the Wikimedia projects by encouraging participation
To enrich the conference with attendance by a diverse group of participants in the Wikimedia movement

About application for scholarship
Eligibility (who can apply for a scholarship):
Any active contributor to a Wikimedia project and/or Wikimedia volunteer in any other capacity, from anywhere in the world, is considered eligible. Participants in other free knowledge, free software, collaborative and/or educational initiatives are also encouraged to apply.

Selection: All applications for scholarship are reviewed by the scholarship committee. Criteria for selecting scholarship recipients were determined by the scholarship committee in accordance with the goals and focus areas of Wikimania and Wikimedia. See “Scholarship Selection” below for more detail on the selection criteria and process.

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