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The APRICOT Committee would like to congratulate the following successful applicants:

Passport country
S M Kamruzzaman Bangladesh
BDCOM Online Ltd.
Mohammad Zakirul Alam Bangladesh Samden Tech Private Limited
Tandin Ningpo Bhutan ConnectBD Ltd
Meng Songkeng Cambodia Telekom Malaysia International (Cambodia) Co.; Ltd.
Keuk Meng Leang Cambodia AngkorNet
Than Makara Cambodia
Simon John Greaves Fiji The University of the South Pacific
Adhi Rachdian Indonesia Pacific Link
Christian Dwinantyo Indonesia Dyviacom
Supriyadi Indonesia PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara
Andi Rusiawan Indonesia USDI;ITB
Souphonh Phounsavath Laos Planet Online Laos
Jamiyansharav Saruultuya Mongolia Datacom LLC
Samit Jana Thing Nepal Worldlink Communication Pvt. Ltd.
Raymond Hughes New Zealand Computer Services Ltd (CSL)
Mirza Ather Ali Baig Pakistan Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limitied
Rao Mujeeb Sarwar Pakistan Supernet Ltd
Imtiaz Ahmed Khan Pakistan Satcomm Pvt Limited
Shannon Lasin Sariman Papua New Guinea I.T.Services - Papua New Guinea University of Technology
Dhammika Abeysinghe Gunawardena Sri Lanka Suntel Ltd

Fellowship Program Overview

The APRICOT conference, convened annually since 1996, has been a unique and successful educational forum for Internet builders in the Asia-Pacific region, to learn from their peers and from leaders in the Internet community. Senior practitioners from the Asia Pacific and around the world contribute their time to APRICOT as presenters, teachers and trainers, to produce a non-commercial conference of consistently high-quality.

Since 2000, APRICOT has incorporated a Fellowship Program to provide opportunities to developing country personnel to participate in APRICOT.
This program provides basic assistance to successful fellows to cover local living and registration expenses associated with attending the conference.

The APRICOT 2007 Fellowship Committee now cordially invite suitable applicants to apply for fellowship funding to participate in APRICOT 2007, Bali, Indonesia

Target Audience

The APRICOT Fellowship Program targets personnel from developing countries who are actively involved in Internet development, in any of the following roles:

  • Engineers (Network Builders)

  • Decision Makers in government, educational, non-government and private sectors

  • Educators and trainers

Award Package

Successful applicants will be provided with a reasonable (local host standard) allowance for food and accommodation. In addition all fees for participation by fellows in the Conference, Tutorials and Social Events will be waived. The final grant size is determined according to final costs and available funding, and will be advised to successful applicants.

It should be noted that travel expenses are not funded by the Fellowship Program and are the responsibility of the successful fellow.

Criteria for Selection

The APRICOT 2007 Fellowship Committee will select the fellows according to following criteria.

A. Membership of the Target Audience listed above
B. Residency in a developing country
C. Demonstrated ability to utilize the experiences gained from APRICOT
D. Willingness to return to APRICOT as a presenter or trainer in future

Applicants from any part of the world will be considered, however it is expected that the majority of fellows selected will be from the Asia-Pacific region.

Fellowship Selection Committee

The Fellowship Section Committee is Chaired by Suresh Ramasubramanian and Co-chaired by Tom Vest.