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Wiki Indaba Conference 2019 for African Wikimedians (Funded to Abuja, Nigeria)

Applications for scholarship to attend Wiki Indaba Conference in Nigeria are now open. Apply today

Application Deadline: 2nd October 2018

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Abuja, FCT, Nigeria

About the Award: Wiki Indaba Conference is the regional conference for Africans both within and in the diaspora. The first edition was held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2014 by Wikimedia ZA, while the latest edition was held in Tunis, Tunisia in 2018 by Wikimedia TN Usergroup. The 2019 edition of the conference will be hosted in Abuja, FCT, Nigeria by the Wikimedia UG Nigeria.

Type: Conference


  • African Wikimedians both within the continent and in the diaspora
  • As a way of collaborating after Indaba each scholarship seeking participant will be required to host an event to share their experience and new things they learnt at the Conference upon their return.

Number of Awards: 60

Value of Award: Scholarship for Conference participation + accommodation + support for travel expenses.

Duration of Programme: 18, 19 and 20 January 2019

How to Apply: Apply here

For more information on scholarships, please contact the scholarship committee at

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