[bestbits] 2017 ISIF Asia call for grants and award opened today
sylvia at apnic.net
Tue Jun 20 03:23:49 EDT 2017
** Apologies for cross posting **
Very happy to let you know that the call for the 2017 ISIF Asia grants and award opened today, and it will be open until 30 August. All the information about the categories, selection criteria, eligibility, etc is available on the program’s website www.isif.asia<http://www.isif.asia>. For this year, we have 145K AUD for 3 grant categories and 10k AUD for one award. I really hope that you review the categories and consider to submit your application.
1) Internet Operations Research Grants: research focused on Internet operations, infrastructure and related protocols, such as network measurement and analysis, IPv6, BGP routing, network security, as well as peering and interconnection.
2) Cybersecurity Grants: practical solutions around network resiliency and security focused on one or more of the following areas: naming, routing, measurement, traffic management, confidential communications, data security and integrity, security of IoT devices and applications, security of critical infrastructure such as energy grids, end-user device security, and building security resilience in your local community.
3) Internet for Development Grant: scaling-up of an innovative Internet-based solution to development issues. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Applications areas such as women and girls in IT, diversity and inclusion, access provision, utility services, devices, IoT, IPv6, privacy, democracy enhancement, open data, economic empowerment, poverty alleviation, and health and education will be considered.
2017 Internet for Development Award
The 2017 award winner will receive an AUD 5,000 cash prize plus a travel grant to attend the Internet Governance Forum 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. Focus areas such as women and girls in IT, diversity and inclusion, access provision, utility services, devices, IoT, IPv6, privacy, democracy enhancement, open data, economic empowerment, poverty alleviation, and health and education will be considered by the Selection Committee.
Your help to promote the call for applications is greatly appreciated. Below, there are direct links to posts on social media to help you promote the call for applications:
There are also blog articles from the APNIC, Discover and LinkedIN blogs that you might be able to use:
** ISIF Asia call for grants proposals and award nominations is open until 30 August (midnight UTC) www.isif.asia<http://www.isif.asia/> - Get started and submit your application! **
Sylvia Cadena | sylvia at apnic.net<mailto:sylvia at apnic.net> | APNIC Foundation - Head of Programs | +10 GMT Brisbane, Australia | http://www.apnic.foundation<http://www.apnic.foundation/>
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