Entries for Wikimedia Foundation Scholarships Program 2020 are open to contestants of any nationality to participate in discussions, interested candidates can apply before deadline through https://wikimania2020.wikimedia.org/…..
Wikimedia Foundation Scholarships Program 2020 is offered to cover the cost of travel, conference registration fee, and accommodation to attend Wikimania conference for all the selected candidates of international arena, the Wikimania is annual international conference of the Wikimedia movement, where it goals increase the discussion in a group of participants from across the Wikimedia movement to attend, to share the ideas, lessons and the experiences of the Wikimania with their communities and to establish new collaborations, innovations and also the day to day improvements along with the participants.
Value Of The Scholarship
For the students across the Wikimedia is offering two types of scholarship such that the full scholarships offers the round trip travel, shared accommodation, conference registration fee and that of the partial scholarships, it covers the shared accommodation, conference registration fee
Eligibility Criteria for Wikimedia Foundation Scholarships Program 2020
To be eligible for the Wikimedia Foundation Scholarship the applicant should be an active contributor to the project or volunteer from anywhere around the world, the candidate is willing to support the volunteer participation, the applicants who are looking forward to have a participation for the paid work and part time staff, interns, and working students are also not eligible, participants in the non-Wikimedia free knowledge, free software, collaborative, or educational initiatives are not eligible , individuals who solely contribute to such areas are no longer encouraged to apply
The Wikimania scholarship committee selects the candidates on the basis of three phases of assessment and evaluation, to determine the final candidates
Phase 1: Eligibility assessment
all the applicants application will be reviewed by a staff member of the WMF, where the the staff member uses the phase 1 selection criteria to the score of zero (fail) or one (pass), all the eligible applicants will be notified by electronic mail
Phase 2: In depth evaluation
The applications that are passed against the phase 1 further will be reviewed by the scholarship committee with minimum of two reviewers per application, and application will be scored against the phase 2 selection criteria, to reach the final stage
Phase 3: final approval for full scholarships
Based on the applicant’s home country, each applicants will be divided into Global north or global south applications, all applicants for partial scholarships will be ranked by their score, with top scoring applicants awarded a partial scholarship
Application Procedure to apply for Wikimedia Foundation Scholarships Program 2020
The application procedure to attend Wikimania, the candidate have to submit the completed multi- language application form on or before the deadline and should submit all the necessary material which was specified by the foundation as necessary and that are required by the Wikimania foundation
The closing date for submitting the application form for Wikimedia Foundation Scholarships Program 2020 will be in the month of the February, 2020, interested and eligible candidates can apply before deadline, for further information contact the official website through https://wikimania2020.wikimedia.org/…….