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Call for APTLD Executive Fellowship

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Application Deadline: 15 June 2019


The
Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD) is pleased to call for
applications for its
Executive Fellowship.


The
Fellowship provides visa costs, travels and accommodation, and daily
subsistence (per diem) support for the successful applicant through its
duration but no more than 7 (seven) calendar days of a study visit to a leading
ccTLD registry.

Depending
on the successful candidate’s geographical location, there are two options for
him/her to complete the Fellowship:

For
a registry representative from the Middle East, Eastern and Southern Europe,
North Asia and South Asia – the Fellowship will be hosted by SIDN (the ccTLD
registry for the Netherlands) on 12-16 August 2019.

For
a registry representative from the South East Asia and Oceania – the Fellowship
will be hosted by InternetNZ (the ccTLD registry for New Zealand) on 29
September through 5 October 2019, including participation in NetHui (
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NetHui)
on 2-4 October 2019.

Applications
made in an
arbitrary form should
consider the following:

What
benefits the Fellow expects to take away as major outcomes and lessons learnt during
the Fellowship

How
the Fellow can pro-actively contribute to his/her Organization’s advancement by
making use of the expertise in the operational, technical etc. areas gained
during the Fellowship.

The
Fellowship is awarded to the candidates whose application shows the greatest
potential and eagerness to network and explore new opportunities for
enhancement his/her personal capacity and that of his registry. Please keep
this in mind when preparing your application, and please be specific.


Eligibility

Typically,
APTLD Fellowships are open to
both
Ordinary and Associate
APTLD members, from developing countries and
territories, and registries with the number of registrations under 50,000;
however, the APTLD Board makes its final decision basing on a broader
consideration of some other factors and with account of logistics and financial
aspects. For a complete list of eligibility criteria please visit the APTLD
website at:
https://www.aptld.org/about/about-policies.html.

This Fellowship is open for Chief Executive Officers
or Chief Operational Officers only.

As
well, please note that this Fellowship may not be
awarded to any recent (since 1 January 2018
onwards) APTLD Fellow.


Expectations

In
return for the acceptance of a Fellowship, APTLD expects the following from its
recipient:

Participation
in the Fellowship;

Post-Fellowship,
submission of a video recorded testimonial (up to 5 minutes) including an
emphasis on its relevance and major takeaways from it for the Fellow.

As
well, the Fellow will be encouraged to obtain a reference from the host
registry’s CEO.

To apply for the Fellowship, please prepare the
following documents in
an arbitrary form:

A
short bionote (no more than 300 words);

A
recommendation from the employer (in the case of CEO, such a recommendation
should be issued either by the Chair of the organization’s Board or by an
executive official at the line government agency);

A
rationale for your participation in the program (up to 300 words),including:

–  professional achievements and successes;


expected outcomes and how the Fellowship will help you develop professional
skills and promote professional growth.

A
signed obligation to fully refund APTLD’s costs in the event of your failure as
the selectee to complete the Fellowship.

NB: as established by the APTLD Fellowship policies,
General Manager may at his/her discretion set up a conference call with an applicant
to test his/her level of command of the English language. The findings of the
interview should be reported to the Board to make an informed decision on the
applicant’s eligibility for the Fellowship.


Once completed, please,
forward the above documents as a single PDF file to GM at:
l.todorov@aptld.org

This
Call closes on at 23:59 Moscow time (UTC+3) 15 June 2019.

For the full
information of the APTLD Fellowship policy and to familiarize yourself with
previous APTLD Fellows’ testimonials, please visit
https://www.aptld.org/about/about-policies.html and https://www.aptld.org/documents/others.html.

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