OSM State of the Map scholarships

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Wikimedia UK is offering two (2) full scholarships to attend the OpenStreetMap State of the Map 2013 in Birmingham on 6-8 September 2013. The deadline for applying for a scholarship is 10th June 2013.

What the scholarship covers

The scholarships will cover:

  • Registration fees
  • Travel to and from Birmingham
  • Accommodation
  • A per diem to cover local expenses


In order to quality for a full scholarship, you must be:

  • A contributor to both the OSM and Wikimedia communities
  • based in the UK
  • able to travel to Birmingham and attend all days of the event
  • willing to write a blog post summarising the key things you took from the event

To apply

If you wish to apply for a WMUK scholarship, please send:

  • Your name and email address
  • A rationale for why we should support your attendance, demonstrating experience as a community developer or sysadmin

to richard.nevell@wikimedia.org.uk prior to the application deadline.

Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of Wikimedia UK, and will be decided upon based on the submitted attendance rationale.

If you have any questions, please contact Richard Nevell at richard.nevellatwikimedia.org.uk or leave a message on the talk page.