Postel Network Operator's Scholarship Nominations Now Open

Posted: Mon, 06 April 2009

On behalf of the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG) and the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), I would like to take this opportunity to draw your attention to the 2009 Postel Network Operator's Scholarship.

The Postel Network Operator's Scholarship targets personnel from developing countries who are actively involved in Internet development, in any of the following roles:

  • Engineers (Network Builders)
  • Operational and Infrastructure Support Personnel
  • Educators and Trainers

Successful applicants will be provided with transportation to and from the NANOG/ARIN joint meeting in autumn, and a reasonable (local host standard) allowance for food and accommodation. In addition, all fees for participation in the conferences, tutorials, and social events will be waived. The final grant size is determined according to final costs
and available funding. Successful applicants will be advised at least 2 months prior to the fall meeting date.

Applications from qualified individuals are now being accepted. The deadline for application is 1 June 2009, and the awardees will be informed by 3 July 2009.

To apply for the fellowship please read:

and submit your application via email to

Kind regards,

Rob Seastrom, on behalf of the Postel Scholarship Selection Committee