We are excited to announce our first ever Devconnect Scholars Program!
The Devconnect Scholars Program will provide talented, value-aligned individuals from existing geographically and demographically underrepresented communities on Ethereum with financial support to attend. Devconnect in Istanbul November this.
Applying to the programme here By July 23, 2023.
Why the program exists and program details
For Ethereum to be a resilient and thriving protocol for human coordination – in the long run and for all humans – we believe there is a need for more diverse perspectives representing different geographies and demographics.
Scientists are expected to bring their unique perspectives and experiences to conversations at Devconnect that help shape the future of Ethereum. After Devconnect, they will apply what they learn to their communities to push the boundaries of Ethereum.
Devconnect Scholars will receive financial support for transportation, accommodation, per diem, and visa application. In addition, there will be online and in-person meetings for the scholars to get to know each other, learn and prepare for the best experience in Istanbul.
- We are looking for individuals with experience and/or knowledge in Protocol development, web 3 development, privacy, security, crypto economy, user experience, and governance.
- Applicants must be a member of a community that is currently underrepresented on Ethereum. We define underrepresented communities into two main categories:
- geographicalApplicants from countries that lack representation in Ethereum as well as applicants from Turkey and neighboring countries.
- populationApplicants who are a minority in terms of gender, ethnicity, or other demographic identity that is not currently underrepresented on Ethereum.
- individuals who are Unable to attend Devconnect without financial support are eligible to apply.
- applicants Must be able to attend Devconnect November 13th-19th2023.
- applicants Must be able to communicate in English.
- Program requires A time commitment of approximately two hours per week From September to November 2023.
- Strong preference will be given to applicants who have not yet attended a large Ethereum conference (more than 500 people).
Apply or nominate yourself today!
If you are interested in becoming a Devconnect Researcher, complete the application form here. Applications will be reviewed, and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview by early August.
If you know someone who might be interested in the Devconnect Scholars Program, we encourage you to nominate them using Who is this.
Please communicate email@example.com with any questions.
We look forward to hearing from you!