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Apply for a scholarship

Application Form WikiIndaba Conference 2018[edit]


The deadline for scholarships for travel and accommodation is 15th, January 2018. Please note that no scholarship applications will be accepted or reviewed after this deadline.


The conference starts on Friday 16th of March and ends on Sunday the 18th of March. The check in to the Conference hotel will start from Thursday 15th and the check out on Sunday 18th. Bookings at the Conference hotel will be made by the WMTNUG/CLibre conference team.

Once accepted, WMTNUG/CLibre will send you all the necessary documents to apply for a visa if needed.


In this application form, you will be asked to fill in the following information:

  • Questions on conference program
  • Conference attendance information
  • Personal information
  • Accommodation information
  • Visa information
  • Passport and address information
  • Protection of privacy

Conference Program[edit]

'These questions are for applicants to demonstrate meeting any or several criteria for scholarship and conference participation.'

Questions about Wikimedia and WikiIndaba

  1. In your view, what possibilities does WikiIndaba have for the Wikimedia movement? *
  2. Please name one or two skills, knowledge, tools, or resources, that you want to be able to bring back home (to your local organization/group/community).
  3. Describe your work as a Wikimedian and/or as an advocate for open culture, free software movement.
  4. What does your work focus on?
    1. Content production
    2. Participant recruitment/retention
    3. Raising awareness
    4. Governance
    5. Or something else? What?

Questions about demonstrated success (Identify WikiIndaba leaders)

  1. If you have faced challenges, what were they and how did you make progress? How long did it take? Did others give you support so that you could make progress or are you working alone?
  2. Are you currently facing challenges? Please describe them.
  3. What have you done that others can learn from, and are you willing to mentor someone?
  4. Please indicate whether you are interested in leading or facilitating activities during the conference
    1. Short presentation/Lighting talk
    2. Training session/workshop session
    3. Sharing projects as learning examples in small groups.
    4. Other

Scholarship application[edit]

There is one type of scholarship, covering a total of 40 participants:


Conference attendance information[edit]

In order for you to obtain the best conference results, your participation throughout all conference days is crucial. Thursday is arrival day. Find out more about the Conference program on meta:

I will attend the WikiIndaba Conference 2018 on the following days: *

  • Friday, March 16
  • Saturday, March 17
  • Sunday, March 18

My dietary preference: *

  • No specific preference
  • Halal food
  • Kosher food
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Other:


Your answer

If you have a disability or any additional special needs, please let us know here and we will be in touch.

Your answer

Personal Information[edit]

Contact data[edit]

We apologize for asking this question but the hotel requires this information.

What is the gender designation on your passport or ID you use to travel with? *

Your answer

Given name (as it appears on your passport): *

Your answer

Middle name (as it appears on your passport):

Your answer

Family name (as it appears on your passport): *

Your answer

Username on Wikimedia projects: *

Your answer

Active in which Wikimedia project(s)? *

Your answer

Date of birth: *


City: *

(City of residence)

Your answer

Postal code: *

Your answer

Country: *

Your answer

Email: *

This email address will be used to send important conference information to you.

Your answer

Cell phone (including country prefix): *

Your answer

Emergency contact[edit]

Name of emergency contact: *

Who should we contact in case of an emergency? Please indicate this person's relationship with you in brackets.

Your answer

Phone number of emergency contact: *

Your answer

International conference attendance[edit]

We would like to know what other, if any, international Wikimedia event(s) you have attended.

Have you attended other international or regional Wikimedia events, such as Wikimedia Conference or Wikimania or WikiIndaba or WikiArabia? *

  • Yes
  • No

If you selected yes, which ones?

Your answer


Please select the applicable: *

  • I am affiliated to a Chapter / Thematic Organization / User Group
  • I am an independent, non-affiliated community member

If you belong to an affiliated organisation, which one?

Your answer

Do you belong to any other group or organization that you find relevant for your participation (e.g. organizations that promote open knowledge, free software movement? If so, please state the name.

Your answer

Function (if applicable):

Your answer

Visa Application[edit]

Please check the following page to find out whether you need a visa for travelling to Tunisia:

Do you need a Visa?

  • yes
  • no

Travel document[edit]

For travel booking,itinerary, hotel reservation and local authorities

Passport and address information[edit]

Please note: We will not share your data with any third party, unless specified differently in visa section.

Passport number: *

Your answer

Issue date (dd/mm/yyyy): *


Expiration date (dd/mm/yyyy): *

Please note that your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after your arrival date.


Place where passport was issued: *

Your answer

Birth place (city and country): *

Your answer

Nationality: *

Your answer

Address of current residence[edit]

Street: *

Please enter your street address here, you already entered your city and country information in an earlier section.

Your answer

Additional information:

Your answer

Comments on passport and address related topics

Your answer

Protection of privacy[edit]

For transparency and preparation reasons, we encourage all participants to sign up on the participants’ list on Meta as soon as your participation is confirmed:

Your name badge/printed participants’ list*[edit]

Please choose one of the following options for your name tag and offline participants’ list. If you do not want to use your real name, as provided in the first section of the application form, use the free text box “others” to indicate the name, you want to have published.*

  • First and last name | User name | Organization I Function
  • First and last name | Organization | Function
  • User name | Organization | Function
  • Other:

Do you allow pictures of you to be taken at the conference?*[edit]

To ensure a good documentation of the WikiIndaba Conference, photos will be taken at the conference. Do you agree that videos and/or photos of you are published under the free license CC BY-SA 4.0? If you disagree, it will be marked on your name badge. *

  • Yes
  • No

Data policy[edit]

Information entered in this form is being treated confidentially.

Friendly space policy[edit]

During all conference events, we will apply the Friendly Space Policy ( for Wikimedia movement events.

I agree that I will adhere to this policy *

  • Yes

Other information & feedback[edit]

If you have any comments regarding the application process or the conference itself, please feel free to comment. We appreciate your feedback.

Your answer