Wikimania 2013 scholarships: contributors to free knowledge, free software, collaborative and/or educational initiatives encouraged to apply

Wikimania 2013, the annual international conference of the Wikimedia movement, will be held from 7–11 August, 2013, in Hong Kong. Applications for travel scholarships are now open and close on February 22.

Eligibility (who can apply for a scholarship): Any active contributor to a Wikimedia project and/or Wikimedia volunteer in any other capacity, from anywhere in the world, is considered eligible. Participants in other free knowledge, free software, collaborative and/or educational initiatives are also encouraged to apply.

Selection: All applications for scholarship are reviewed by the scholarship committee. Applicants will be rated on the following four dimensions: activity within Wikimedia (50% of total score), activity outside Wikimedia (15% of total score), interest in Wikimania and the Wikimedia movement (25% of total score) and fluency of English language (10% of total score).

To apply for a scholarship to aid in covering expenses for Wikimania 2013 in Hong Kong, please submit a completed application form by 22 February 2013 23:59 UTC.

— the editors of the Wikimania 2013 website

For more information, see the Wikimania scholarships page.

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