South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG)

SANOG Fellowship Program

Over the time, different organizations have contributed towards the SANOG fellowship program. We thank Computer Association of Nepal (SANOG I)  World Bank infoDev (SANOG II) and Internet Society (SANOG III) The SANOG III fellowship has been made possible with the grant from Internet Society (ISOC) and support from Network Startup t Resource Center (NSRC).


Since it's first meeting in January, 2003, SANOG has incorporated a Fellowship Program to provide opportunities to participate in SANOG. This program provides basic assistance to successful fellows to cover partial transportation and local living expenses associated with attending the conference.

SANOG Fellowship Committee is now inviting application for fellowship to the SANOG III  Workshops, 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)
- Decision Makers in government, educational, non-government and private sectors
- Educators and trainers

Award Package

Successful applicants will be provided with a reasonable (local host standard) accommodation. In addition partial costs towards transportation to Bangalore, through the direct route possible, and not exceeding USD 400 or equivalent will be provided. The final grant size is determined according to final costs and available funding, and will be advised to successful applicants. It should be noted that food and other expenses are not funded by the Fellowship Program and are the responsibility of the successful fellow.

Fellowship Obligation

The fellows will have to pay USD 200 towards registration to the workshops, tutorials and conference. Fellowship, are only available to full participants. This is towards the fees for participation by fellows in the Conference, Tutorials and Social Events. 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 before 25th December 2003.

Fellowship Program Dates

Fellowship Application Deadline    :    25 December, 2003
Fellowship Results Announcement :    28 December, 2003
Fellowship Acceptance:                :    31 December, 2003

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