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SANOG IV Fellowship
23-30 July, 2004 Kathmandu, Nepal

Fellowship Results Annoucement

SANOG IV Fellow List


Mashiur Rahman
Ershad Shafi Chowdhury
Arup Kumar Chaki


Karma Lodey
Phuntsho Ugyel
Jinchen Thinley
Tashi Ugyen


Deepak Saun
Kamal Manchanda
Anjali S. Gajendragadkar
Zainul M Charbiwala


Om Bikrum Thapa
Nabin Limbu


Khalid Mahmood
Muhammad Rafi

Sri Lanka

Pradeepa Gurusinghe
C.L. Wimalaratna
Chethana Attanayake

Second Round Fellowship Annoucement

The second Round Fellowship was designed for Nepali nationals, in case fellows from first round were not able to make it to Kathmandu. The fellows selected in the second round (July 17, 2004) are

Bipin Malla
Bipin Gautam
Rupak Chandra Shrestha

Partial Fellowships

Ganesh Ojha, Nepal
Sanjeeb Shrestha, Nepal
Gopi Garge, India

The SANOG IV 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 Kathmandu, through the direct route possible, and not exceeding USD 400 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
Nepali nationals will be provided special fellowship, which will cover the registration fee for SANOG IV. 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 175.00 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 before 1 June 2004.

SANOG IV Fellowship Program

Fellowship Application Deadline : 1 June, 2004
Fellowship Results Announcement : 15 June, 2004
Fellowship Acceptance: : 5 July, 2004


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