The Internet Society is inviting applications for its Fellowship to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). The Fellowship programme allows technologists, engineers and researchers from emerging and developing economies to attend an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) meeting.
The IETF is the Internet's premier standards-making body, responsible for the development of protocols used in IP-based networks. IETF participants represent an international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers involved in the technical operation of the Internet and the continuing evolution of Internet architecture.
Fellowships will be awarded through a competitive application process. The current selection round is for the following:
* IETF 102, July 14-20, 2018, Montreal, Canada
Information of the IETF fellowship programme (including expectations, selection criteria, etc.) can be found at: http://bit.ly/2xtyGSE
The application links for the Fellowship are as follows:
- First-Time Fellows (individuals who have never been awarded an Internet Society Fellowship to the IETF)
- Returning Fellows (individuals who have previously been awarded an Internet Society Fellowship to the IETF)
Before applying for the Internet Society Fellowship to the IETF 102 Meeting in Montreal, please read the self-assessment guide and ensure that you are able to satisfy the requirements of the checklist.
Applications will close on 1 April, 2018 and successful candidates will be notified on 20 April, 2018.
We encourage you to apply for this opportunity or pass this information about the programme to individuals in your network that have a keen interest in the open standards development activities of the IETF.