List of recipients for Internet stipend under the Supporting Indian Language Wikipedias program are listed below.
- A total of 271 applications were received requesting a laptop, internet stipend or both.
- All applications including drafts were considered.
- All applicants with 100+ global edits and at least one endorsement were selected to receive the internet stipend.
- Selection was done by a community review team comprising of User:Yohannvt, User:Manavpreet Kaur, and User:Dsvyas. Special thanks to User:Viswaprabha for the technical support offered to collect information from the submitted applications.
- 44 Wikimedians will receive internet stipends.
- They belong to 15 different Indian language Wikipedia communities.
- 12 among them are females (27% of recipients).
The internet stipend will cover the cost of internet access for the recipients for a six month period. This will include the cost of monthly internet access, any deposit for a new connection, and the purchase of any required equipment like dongle or modem. The stipend will support the cost of internet access which works best for each recipient be it broadband or mobile based connection. This support is offered assuming good faith in order to empower each recipient's contribution to the best of his/her ability. We encourage fellow community members to welcome them as usual.
Each recipient will be contacted through their talk pages and contact email address given on the application form. We plan to disperse this support before the end of March 2018. Please contact tito at cis-india.org or tanveer at cis-india.org if you need clarification or leave a message in the talk page.
Last date to buy internet is 14th June 2018. Please buy before that and send us the bills. After June 14th 2018 we not be able to support any new connection request by internet recipients.
|Number||User name||Application link||Home Wiki language|
|4||Sumita Roy Dutta||Open||Bengali|
|11||Durga bhat bollurodi||Open||Kannada|
|13||Dhanalakshmi .K. T||Open||Kannada|
|18||Sai K shanmugam||Open||Malayalam|