TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP: Apply To Attend OpenCon 2018 in Toronto

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OpenCon 2018

Application for OpenCon 2018 on November 2-4 in Toronto is now open! and closes  July 13th at 11:59pm U.S. Pacific Time.

Opportunity to apply for a travel scholarship at OpenCon 2018 in Toronto.

OpenCon seeks to bring together effective, engaged students and early career academic professionals from around the world to advance Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data—regardless of their ability to pay for travel costs. In OpenCon’s first four years, most invited attendees who required financial support to attend have received scholarships.

For this reason, attendance at OpenCon is by application only. The application process is central to allocating the limited spaces for attendees and scholarship funding equitably. Applications are reviewed by alumni from previous years, and our international organizing committee makes final decisions on acceptances and scholarships.

Benefits of applying for OpenCon 2018 :

Opportunity to find new collaborators,get connected with scholarships to attend related conferences, and actively participate in a larger community of Open advocates year-round.


Students and early career academic professionals of all experience levels are encouraged to apply. We want to support those who have ideas for new projects and initiatives in addition to those who are already leading them. The most important criteria is an interest in advancing Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data and a commitment to taking action. You can learn more about the types of projects and impact OpenCon community members are working on to advance Open through our community report.


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