ICANN Meeting Fellowship (Global)

ICANN Meeting Fellowship (Global)

Conducted By : ICANN
August 3 2018   Fellowship   Undergratuate, Post Graduate, Doctorate (PhD)   Global
 About ICANN Meeting Fellowship (Global)

About ICANN:

  • Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a nonprofit organization which is responsible for coordinating the maintenance and methodologies of several databases related to the Internet.
  • ICANN performs the actual technical maintenance work of the central Internet address pools.

ICANN Fellowship Program helps create a broader base of knowledgeable constituents to engage in the ICANN multistakeholder process and become the new voice of experience in their regions and on the global stage.

  • Through this Fellowship, ICANN provides coaching and travel assistance for individuals for the students who attend the meeting. Also, will get Stipend along with the travel arrangements to attend the ICANN Meeting in Morocco.
  • The applicant should be from a country listed by World Bank as a low, lower-middle, and upper-middle economies and should be enrolled in any higher education.
  • Names of the selected candidates will be announced on November 30, 2018. 

Established on September 18, 1998, ICANN has been very consistent with its motto, headquartered in Playa Vista, Los Angeles, California it is in right place to raise funding by reaching out to the people, in an around Hollywood.

  • Nationality: The application for the ICANN Meeting Fellowship can be made by any citizen of a country listed in World Bank classification as low, lower-middle, and upper-middle economies.
  • Age: The age of the candidate needs to be between 21 to 30 years.
  • Educational Qualification: The candidates should be involved in some level of higher education. 
 Reward Description

ICANN Meeting Fellowship Rewards:

ICANN Meeting Fellowship will enable the selected candidates will get the following benefits:

  • Stipend: The candidates will get a stipend of 500 USD (Approx. INR 30,000), half of the amount will be given prior to the Meeting and remaining on successful completion of the meeting.
  • Air Tickets: The booking for the candidate will be done by ICANN after they have all necessary travel documents.  

Important Dates: Application Dates & Deadlines

ICANN Meeting


Meeting Dates

Opening of application round

Closing of application round

Announcement of selected Fellows

ICANN63 Annual General Meeting in Barcelona, Spain


20-25 October 2018



16 July 2018

ICANN64 Community Forum in Kobe, Japan

Asia Pacific

9-14 March 2019

3 August 2018 at 23:59 UTC

14 September 2018 at 23:59 UTC

30 November 2018

ICANN65 Policy Forum in Marrakesh, Morocco*


24-27 June 2019

14 November 2018 at 23:59 UTC

26 December 2018 at 23:59 UTC

14 March 2019

 Application Process

ICANN Meeting Fellowship Application Process:

The application process for ICANN Meeting Fellowship is completely online and the details of the application process are as follows:

  • Application form: The application forms for ICANN Meeting Fellowship are to be made online.
  • Filling the application form: The application process of the ICANN Meeting Fellowship has 4 sections and the detailed process is as follow:
    • Personal Information: The candidate is required to fill in their personal information in the application form along with an image of their passport (not more than 5MB)
    • Work History: The candidate should mention the details of the type of work he has done, information about his/her employer along with details of their work responsibilities in a maximum of 3000 words.
      • The applicant should also share the details of 2 references.
    • Reason to apply: In this section, candidates are required to give answers to questions such as ‘Why is it important for you to participate in this particular ICANN meeting?’ giving details related to his/her reasons to apply for the fellowship.
    • Accept Requirements: The candidates need to read the terms and conditions check the respective checkbox and complete the application process.
 Selection Process

ICANN Meeting Fellowship Selection Process:

  • Successful applicants will have demonstrated:
    • Desire and ability to utilize the experiences gained from the fellowship to become a part of the next generation of ICANN leadership
    • A role or interest in the Internet space
    • An interest in contributing to:
      • ICANN policy development processes
      • The ICANN fellowship alumni network
      • A leadership role in stimulating local interest in ICANN
      • An ICANN supporting organization, advisory committee, stakeholder group or constituency
 Contact Details
  • Address: 12025 Waterfront Drive, Suite 300
    Los Angeles, CA 90094-2536, USA
  • Phone: +1 310 301 5800
  • Fax: +1 310 823 8649

For further queries: fellowships@icann.org