Edgeryders -- "a company living in symbiosis with an online community of thousands of hackers, activists, radical thinkers and doers, and others who want to make a difference" -- is offering up to EUR10,000 bursaries (along with travel subsidies) for fellows who are contributing to its work on an "Human-Centric Internet." The deadline to apply is May 30.
As an Internet of Humans Fellow, you commit to :
Read what other participants are working on and share your own experiences/work.
* Arranging and documenting a series of online calls to which you invite people from whom you wish to learn or collaborate.
* Engage the people you invite to join us at activities for project matchmaking, partnership building and fundraising.
* Articulate a burning question to move everyone’s work forward, and turn it into a proposal for a research theme and track of a distributed festival.
We are looking for Fellows who are passionate, curious and driven, as well as willing to collaborate using online platforms and community building methodologies. If this is you, we want to hear from you!
Fellowships with Bursaries for Human-Centric Internet builders! Deadline: May 30 [Edgeryders]
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