Wikimania 2021/Scholarships/Wikimedia Levant

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This is a Wikimedia Levant User Group Wikimania scholarship application being put in for members who want to participate in virtual Wikimania 2021.
start dateJuly 27
start year2021
end dateSeptember 30
end year2021
budget (local currency)1488.90 JOD
budget (USD)2100.00 US$
typeOrganization
nonprofitnonprofit
contact(s)FjmustakBara'a zama'reh
Wikimedia AffiliateWikimedia Levant
website (if applicable)Wikimedians_of_the_Levant

Applications are not required to be in English. Please complete the application in your preferred language.

Note: Wikimania 2021 scholarhship applicants must be Wikimedia movement affiliates. Individuals and other organizations are not eligible.

Project Plan[edit]

Activities[edit]

What Wikimedia movement affiliate do you represent?

  • Wikimedia Levant User Group

What needs are you requesting funding for to support your community’s participation at Wikimania?
Please review following eligible activities and expenses below, and write below any that will be included in your activities.

  • Childcare services (or similar family services) to support Wikimania participation
  • Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
  • Administrative or operational costs for to distribute funds to community members, such as transfer fees
  • Small hardware expenses to support access (such as webcams, microphones, head/earphones)
    Note: Requests for computers, laptops, tablets, and other personal devices are not eligible.
  • Translation services for a Wikimania session
  • Video production support for pre-recorded Wikimania sessions (such as equipment or space)
  • In-person meetups that coincide with Wikimania activities (food, beverage, meeting space)
  • Post-Wikimania meetups resulting from having attended Wikimania (food, beverage, meeting space)
  • Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
  • Administrative or operational costs for to distribute funds to community members, such as transfer fees
  • Small hardware expenses to support access (such as webcams, microphones, head/earphones)
  • In-person meetups that coincide with Wikimania activities (food, beverage, meeting space)

If you are requesting more than 1000 USD to distribute to your community, please provide additional detail on how you will distribute these funds.
Please provide a summary explaining the following:

  • how you will invite community members to apply for funding,
  • the criteria you will use to determine eligibility, and
  • the processes or services you will use to distribute funds.

This description does not need to be comprehensive, but should generally explain the process for how community members will receive funds or support to participate in Wikimania. For support on eligibility criteria, feel free to review this reviewer's guide for previous Wikimania scholarship programs.
If you are not distributing funds to community members, please write N/A below.

  • Community members were required to fill a scholarship form stating the reasons why they need the funds. with questions below:
  1. What's your name?
  2. Are you a member of the Wikimedia levant?
  3. The conference will be held from August 13-17, 2021 for several hours per day: how many days can you participate?
  4. Do you intend to give a presentation during the conference? write its subject?
  5. Do you want to get incentives to cover the cost of meals and the Internet or sth else?
  • Members who apply for our scholarship must meet the minimum edit requirement as everyone who applies for Wikimania Scholarships.
  • Fjmustak will distributing funds to community members.

Outcomes[edit]

Please provide a range or estimate for the number of participants the funding will support.
It is OK if this is estimate is based on limited information, but we want to have an idea of how your activities will support community participation in Wikimania. Some examples:

  • 3-5 participants will receive childcare support to support their participation at Wikimania.
  • 10 participants will receive hardware support
  • 1-2 post-Wikimania meetups will be funded
  • 10-20 participants will receive data packages to support their participation at Wikimania
  • 12 participants will receive data packages to support their participation at Wikimania.
  • 1 post-Wikimania meetups will be funded (12 people will participate in this meetup)
  • 12 participants will receive hardware support
  • transfer fees for 12 participants

Budget[edit]

How you will use the funds you are requesting? Please use the following categories for your expenses. Don’t forget to include a total amount, and update this amount in the Probox at the top of your page too!

  • Childcare services (or similar family services)
  • Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
    In addition to a total budget, please indicate the average data cost per person who will receive funds for this need.
  • Administrative or operational costs for distributing funds
  • Small hardware expenses to support access
  • Translation services for a Wikimania session
  • Video production support
  • Meetups during or after Wikimania activities (food, beverage, meeting space)
Categories Amount / USD N.Days
Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants 150 (12.5 USD per person) 5
Small hardware expenses to support access 100
Meetups during or after Wikimania activities (food, beverage, meeting space) 150 5
Administrative and operational costs 100
TOTAL 2100

Completing your application[edit]

Once you have completed the application, please do the following:

  • Change the application status from status=draft to status=proposed in the {{Probox}} template.
  • Contact communityevents@wikimedia.org and rapidgrants@wikimedia.org to confirm your submission, as well as to request any support around your application.