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Call for Applications for The APTLD77 Fellowships

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Application Deadline: November 17, 2019

The
Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD) is pleased to call for
applications for its
APTLD Meeting Fellowships for APTLD77 (Melbourne, Australia,
20-21 February 2020).

In
total, according to the APTLD Board’s decision, as many as 3 Fellowships will
be awarded in this round.

The
Fellowships provide travels and accommodation, and daily subsistence (per diem)
support for successful applicants for the whole period of the Meeting and its
side events, including the Training days of 18 and 19 February and the
Networking Event of 22 February 2020.

Fellowships
are awarded to those candidates whose applications show the greatest potential
and eagerness to network and explore new opportunities for enhancement their
personal capacity and that of their registry. Please keep this in mind when
preparing your application, be specific, and follow the requirements below.


Eligibility

Typically,
APTLD Fellowships are open to
APTLD members from developing countries and
territories, and registries with the number of registrations under 50,000.

This
time, the Fellowships are awarded to representatives of eligible Members from
the following subregions:

1) 1 Fellowship for Middle East (for
the following registries being eligible for it: .JO, .IQ, .OM, .PS, .QA);

2) 1 Fellowship for North Asia and Eurasia (. AF, .AM, .MN, IDN ccTLD for Ukraine, .IDN ccTLD for Georgia),

3) 1 Fellowship for South Asia and
South-East Asia
(.BD, .LA, .LK, .MO.NP, NTC Pakistan,).

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

As
well, please, note that these Fellowships may not be
awarded to any recent (since 1 September 2018
onwards) APTLD Fellows.


Expectations

In
return for the acceptance of a Fellowship, APTLD expects the following from the
successful candidates:

·       Participation
in the training sessions prior to APTLD71 on 18-19 February 2020 (see:
www.aptld77.com.au/agenda)

·       Delivery
of a presentation as a part of the APTLD Meeting agenda (see:
www.aptld77.com.au/agenda )

·       Contribution
to the closing session of APTLD77 as a part of a Fellows panel to report major
takeaways from the Meeting to the community, and

·       Post-meeting,
submission of a written testimonial (soft copy), including a special section
detailing the relevance of the Meeting and major takeaways from it for the
Fellow.

Please,
complete your application in an arbitrary format and attach to it the following
documents:

·      
A short bionote
(no more than 300 words);

·      
A recommendation
from the employer

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

–       
interest and
involvement in a ccTLD’s operation;

–       
professional
achievements and successes;

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

·      
A synopsis of your
presentation at the Meeting (up to 200 words), including:

–       
Title of the
presentation;

–       
Main ideas and
theses;

–       
Conclusions and
recommendations;

–       
Practicality and
usefulness for the community

Once completed,
please, forward your application to GM at:
l.todorov@aptld.org

This
Call closes on November 17, 2019 at 23:59 Moscow time (UTC+3).

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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