GLAM-WIKI 2015/Scholarship

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GLAM-WIKI 2013, London, UK

Introduction

One of the main goals of the conference is to connect Wikimedians/Wikipedians and GLAM professionals that are cooperating in GLAM-WIKI projects around the world. There are several scholarships available to make sure that people from all over the globe can participate.

Who can apply?

Who is eligible for a scholarship?

  • Active Wikipedians and/or Wikimedians with a strong interest in GLAM projects.
  • Representatives from GLAMs (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums). Both content owners (e.g. collection specialists) and technical staff are welcome.
  • Policy makers.
  • Content creators. Makers who create and/or work with freely licensed content.
  • Representatives of affiliated and related organisations and projects that might be inspirational for this conference.

Criteria for eligibility

Please only apply for a scholarship if your organisation or affiliation can’t fund you.

Scholarship applications will be weighed and ranked according to several criteria, including

  • The applicant’s level of activity and expertise in Wikimedia projects and/or GLAMs;
  • The applicant’s track record;
  • Diversity of backgrounds of the applicants. We aim for a diverse and global audience;
  • The applicant’s potential. We encourage the participation of promising, young and beginning GLAM-WIKI affiliates.

Process

  1. You can apply for a scholarship from January 30 to February 25, 2015 5pm CET (Amsterdam).
  2. The Program Committee advises the board of Wikimedia Nederland about the allocation of the scholarships. The board of Wikimedia Nederland makes the final decision.
  3. Scholarships will be announced mid March.

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Application

The scholarship application deadline has closed. We thank everyone who applied. Applicants will be notified mid-March 2015.