Call for Applications for The APTLD76 Fellowships


Application Deadline: April 30, 2019


The Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD) is pleased to call for applications for its APTLD Meeting Fellowships for APTLD76 (Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia, 5-6 September 2019).

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 3 and 4 September and the Networking Event of 7 September 2019.

Applications made in an arbitrary form should consider the following:

·   How the Fellow can pro-actively contribute to the APTLD meeting by making a presentation on his/her registry’s operational, technical etc. updates and practices;

·    What benefits the Fellow expects to take away as major outcomes and lessons learnt at the Meeting and how he/she would foresee their further implementation domestically.

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, 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/documents/Others/201801/APTLD%20Fellowships%20Matrix-20171230.pdf and https://www.aptld.org/about/about-policies.html

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


Expectations

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

·   Participation in the training sessions prior to APTLD76 on 5-6 September 2018 (see: www.aptld76.my/agenda).

·   Delivery of a presentation as a part of the APTLD Meeting agenda (see: www.aptld76.my/agenda).

·  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 forward it to GM at: l.todorov@aptld.org

This Call closes on April 30, 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.