Wikimania/Scholarships/2016

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Amount of planned scholarships[edit]

Goal per Wikimania/Scholarships/SWOT 2005-2014 and goals for 2015: over 400 scholarships (all kinds included).

The table lists the scholarships decided by the various entities, whatever the process. The origin of funds is not discussed here.

Organization Full scholarships Partial scholarships Total scholarships Estimated spend (Local currency) USD
WMF 99 25 + a part of 10 134 [1] 200 k$
WMAT 15 international (400 €)[2] 20 goal WikiCon included[3]
WMCH 30 goal WikiCon included[4] 0 with APG money
WMDE Available on a case by case basis within limits. 30 (own application process; no international scholarships) ~30 30 k€
WMFR  ?[5]
WMUK Part of 28 k£ budget[6]
WMUA 3 1 4 Part of 5 k$ budget[7]
WMIL 4 min[8]
WMAR  ?[9]
WMIT 10 10 + 10 international ones 30 11 k€ (5000+6000)[10]

References[edit]

  1. Grants:TPS/Wikimania_scholars#2016_WMF_Wikimania_Scholarships
  2. wmat:Projekte/Wikimania 2016
  3. Grants:APG/Proposals/2015-2016_round1/Wikimedia_Österreich/Proposal_form#Program_2:_Free_Content
  4. Grants:APG/Proposals/2015-2016_round1/Wikimedia_CH/Proposal_form#Community
  5. «As the next Wikimania is in Italy in 2016, Wikimédia France wishes to support this approach and contribute as far as possible.» Grants:APG/Proposals/2014-2015 round2/Wikimédia France/Proposal form
  6. G2a: "Number of leading volunteers" 260
  7. Grants:APG/Proposals/2015-2016_round1/Wikimedia_Ukraine/Proposal_form#Scholarships
  8. Grants:APG/Proposals/2015-2016_round1/Wikimedia_Israel/Proposal_form#International_Cooperation
  9. «WMAR will conduct 1 training session to incentivize and train participants from the community in Argentina on how to apply for grants for Wikimania 2016» Grants:APG/Proposals/2015-2016_round1/Wikimedia_Argentina/Proposal_form#Scaling_up_-_Federalization_2
  10. Private communication by the WMIT treasurer on 2015-01-05 in anticipation of a pending board resolution, made into an "official communication" on 2015-01-08.

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