[cmNOG] ***UNCHECKED*** Fwd: [afnog] Accepting Applications for the AfPIF 2023 Fellowship Program

Christian Nzhie ngf.christian at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 08:36:09 UTC 2023

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From: Gaelle Fall <fall at isoc.org>
Date: Thu, Jun 1, 2023 at 6:37 AM
Subject: [afnog] Accepting Applications for the AfPIF 2023 Fellowship
To: afnog at afnog.org <afnog at afnog.org>


The AfPIF fellowship program is designed to offer eligible applicants an
opportunity to attend the AfPIF-2023 event taking place 22 – 24 August 2023
in Accra, Ghana.
*Fellowship Objectives*

The AfPIF fellowship program provides an opportunity to eligible applicants
to attend the AfPIF event in person with the aim to:

   - Promote the establishment of peering coordinator’s role in African
   Internet Service Providers
   - Share experiences on ways to improve running and administering of a
   new, or existing IXP
   - Business opportunity to meet potential IXP members
   - Promote public awareness and evangelism of IXPs and peering in general
   at the national and regional level
   - Advance and influence national/regional policies on peering and
   cross-border Internet interconnection
   - Provide a face-to-face networking opportunity for peers and experts
   - Promote gender balance in the peering and interconnection ecosystem

*Fellowship Award Package**

Selected AfPIF fellows will receive a partial or full fellowship support
which consists of:

   - A round trip air ticket to Accra, Ghana
   - Hotel accommodation for the duration of the event.

(*other travel costs *are not covered* by the fellowship program)
*Fellowship Eligibility*

Applicants should be individuals actively engaged in Internet policy,
business and or technical development relating to peering and transit.
*Selection Criteria:*

   - Must reside in Africa
   - Have the necessary aptitude for public speaking
   - Be actively involved in Internet peering policy, business and
   technical matters in respective country/region
   - Have a good awareness of the connection landscape within their
   - Have previously performed in, or working towards the development of an
   - Women in the technical field meeting the criteria are encouraged to

Applicants should be able to demonstrate proof of work done in either of
these fields.

To apply for an AfPIF fellowship, fully complete this application form
<https://www.afpif.org/afpif-2023-fellowship/>. Once your application has
been received, it will be reviewed by our selection committee. Should your
application be accepted, you will be notified by email. You will need to
confirm or decline your acceptance of the fellowship. Incomplete
applications or applications submitted after 11 June will not be

We also invite you to register for AfPIF

*Important Dates to Remember:*

Call for application

01 June 2023

Application Submission Deadline

11 June 2023

Notification of Selection

16 June 2023

Confirmation/Acceptance Deadline

19 June 2023

See you soon in Accra!


AfPIF Secretariat

sec at afpif.org

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