- It is within the scope of the Affiliations Committee to encourage and support the creation of new affiliates;
- Wikimania is the main Wikimedia event on a global scale that brings together Wikimedians from around the world;
- Attending Wikimania is a great opportunity to meet other Wikimedians and exchange experiences and come up with new ideas;
- Some Wikimedians who are actively involved with the creation of their chapters were not awarded with a scholarship;
- The Affiliations Committee has considered which candidate affiliate organizations have no or little known presence at Wikimania 2013 that would also be helped in their recognition and/or maturing process by having one of their core team members participate in Wikimania;
- Further factors of consideration in selecting scholars included scores awarded by the Wikimania Scholarship Committee, previous Wikimania participation and personal recommendations of Affiliations Committee members and scholars under consideration.
- The Affiliations Committee will sponsor the participation of a member of Wikimedia Bolivia and a member of Wikimedia Slovakia at Wikimania 2013;
- The Affiliations Committee asks the scholars to provide a report of their Wikimania participation in their own language to their communities, within thirty days of the end of the event;
- The Affiliations Committee asks the scholars to provide a summary of said report in English to the Committee as well, within thirty days of the end of the event;
- The Affiliations Committee asks the Wikimedia Foundation to execute all duties related to the scholarships and to deduct any amounts expended from the Affiliations Committee's budget allocation.