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Royal Government of Bhutan

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Internet Society

Network Startup Resource Center

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16-23 July, 2005, Thimphu Bhutan

The fellowship results for SANOG VI are below. All selected individuals will be contacted directly by the SANOG secretariat. Thank you to all who applied.

M. A. Basher
Shahadat Hosssain
F. M. Rashed Amin
Md. Kamal Hossain

Rishi Raj Dahal
Rupesh Amatya
Rajendra Poudel
Rabindra Thapa
Sudeep Dangi

G. Surendran
Ranil Santhish Gamage

Sreekanth S. Rameshaiah
Mr., Bikash Suman

Muhammad Idrees Afzal
Adnan Khan

Sonam Tobgay

Second Round Results will be published on 11 June, 2005

The SANOG VI Fellowship program has been made possbile with a grant from the Internet Society (ISOC), and active support from the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC). The Fellowship encourages folks from the South Asian Region to participate in the workshop, tutorials and conference.

Target Audience
The SANOG Fellowship Program targets personnel from South Asian countries who are actively involved in Internet development, in any of the following roles:

- Engineers (Network Builders)
- Technolgoy Decision Makers
- Educators and trainers

Award Package
The successful applicant will be be provided with a reasonable (local host standard) accommodation, and partial costs towards transportation to Thimphu, through the direct route possible, and not exceeding USD 500 or equivalent. The final grant size is determined according to final costs and available funding, and is advised to successful applicants. It should be noted that other expenses are not funded by the Fellowship Program and are the responsibility of the successful fellow. Dinners, when not in the conference program are not provided.

Local Fellowship Package
Bhutanese nationals will be provided special fellowship, which will cover the registration fee for SANOG VI. They will not be provided with air fare and /or accomodation.

Fellowship Obligation
While accepting the fellowship, the fellows will have to pay full registration of USD 200.00 for the workshops, tutorials and conference. Fellowship are only available to full participants. The fellows are also obliged to fill out an evaluation form after the completion of SANOG.

Criteria for Selection
The SANOG Fellowship Committee will select the fellows according to following criteria.

A. Membership of the Target Audience listed above
B. Residency in a South Asian Country
C. Demonstrated ability to utilise the experiences gained from SANOG
D. Willingness to return to SANOG as a presenter or trainer in future

Fellowship Application
Fellowship applications can be downloaded, and should be filled and sent in ASCII before 15 May 2005.

SANOG IV Fellowship Program

Fellowship Application Deadline : 15 May 2005
Fellowship Results Announcement: 1 June, 2005
Fellowship Acceptance: : 10 June, 2005


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