Fellowship program

APNIC is offering a limited number of fellowships to allow members of the Internet community in the developing economies of the Asia Pacific region to attend APNIC 20 in Hanoi, Vietnam on 6-9 September 2005.

Selected fellows

Six fellows have been selected.

Economy Name
Bangladesh Ahsan Syed Ishtiaq Bin
Laos Phounsavath Souphonh
Nepal Bogati Dinesh Kumar
Sri Lanka Jayaraj Sayanthan
Sri Lanka Damith Jayasinghe
Sri Lanka Senevirathne Aruna

Target fellows

The fellowship program targets key personnel from organisations developing or providing Internet services within the developing economies, in particular, those responsible for managing Internet resources (such as IP addresses, Autonomous System Numbers, and routing registry data). The fellowships are offered on an equal opportunity basis.

Award package

Successful applicants will receive assistance towards:

  • Free registration for all APNIC 20 tutorial and meeting sessions
  • Daily allowance including reasonable accommodation, meal and incidental expenses

The final grant size is determined according to final costs and available funding, and will be advised to successful applicants.

Selection criteria

APNIC will select the fellows according to following criteria:

  • Membership of the target audience listed above
  • Residency in a developing economy of the Asia Pacific, including the LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS, as defined by the United Nations
  • Demonstrated ability to utilise the experience gained from APNIC 20

Previous recipients of SANOG, APRICOT, or past APNIC fellowship grants are not eligible.


Enquiries about the fellowships can be emailed to meetings@apnic.net.


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