South Asian Network Operators Group
A non-profit forum for Data Network Operators in South Asia


20 - 21 Jan 2020

Karachi, Pakistan

SANOG 35 Fellowship

Fellowship Application open till 13 December, 2019.... Apply Now

The SANOG XXXV Fellowship program has been made possbile with a grant from the Internet Society (ISOC), and a very active support from APNIC. The Fellowship encourages folks from the South Asian Region to participate in the workshop, tutorials and conference. In these years WOMEN Applications for Fellowship is significantly encouraged. With overe 50% percent of the female population in the South Asian Region, rarely very few of them are regulary seen to be active in the Internet area. Thus ISOC and APNIC extended their hands to enhance women participation in the SANOG region.

Target Audience

The SANOG Fellowship Program targets personnel from South Asian countries who are actively involved in Internet operations and development, in any of the following roles:

- Engineers (Network Builders)

- Technolgoy Decision Makers

- Educators and trainers

Award Package

The successful International applicant will be provided with a reasonable (local host standard) accommodation, and partial costs towards transportation to the venue/accomodation, through the direct route possible, and not exceeding USD 500 or equivalent. The final grant size is determined according to final costs and available funding, and is advised to successful applicants. It should be noted that other expenses are not funded by the Fellowship Program and are the responsibility of the successful fellow. Dinners, when not in the conference program are not provided.

Local Fellowship Package

Special Fellowship package for resident of Karachi and nearby cities in Pakistan will be provided. This will include free registration to all SANOG events, but will not include transport and accommodations. Successful fellows from Other Provinces of Pakistan will be given special considerations as well based on the available fund. This time, high priority will be given for the local applicants and the other nearby Provices of Pakistan those who have special interests on Internet and Network Industries.

Fellowship Obligation

While accepting the fellowship, the International fellows or fellows from other provinces (those are not categorized as local fellows) will have to pay full passport registration fee (in USD or equivalent PKR.) for the workshops, tutorials and conference. Fellowship are only available to full participants. The fellows are also obliged to fill out an evaluation form after the completion of SANOG.

Criteria for Selection

The SANOG Fellowship Committee will select the fellows according to following criteria.

A. Membership of the Target Audience listed above

B. Residency in a South Asian Country

C. Demonstrated ability to utilise the experiences gained from SANOG

D. Willingness to return to SANOG as a presenter or trainer in future

Fellowship Application

Fellowship applications process is now electronic. It aalready started accepting applications for Fellowship as per the following dates...

SANOG XXXV Fellowship Program

Fellowship Application Opening : Now Open

Fellowship Application Deadline : 13 December 2019

Fellowship Results Announcement: 27 December 2019

Fellowship Acceptance: : 02 January 2020

SANOG 35 Scheduled dates: : 20 January - 25 January 2020