Fellowship program

APNIC offered a limited number of fellowships to allow members of the Internet community in the developing economies of the Asia Pacific region to attend APNIC 22 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on 4-8 September 2006.

Selected fellows

Ten fellows were selected.

Economy Name
Bangladesh Zakirul Alam
Bhutan Tandin Ningpo
Fiji Timoci Tuisawau
Indonesia Yuwono Andy Permana
India Choudhury Bijoy Kumar Das
Mongolia Ayush Nominerdene
Papua New Guinea Kalakune Laeka
The Philippines Rico A. Abarintos
Pakistan Shiraz Anjum Mailk
Pakistan Tariq Mustafa

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 receive assistance towards:

  • Free registration for all APNIC 22 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 selects 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 22

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


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