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​ Eligibility

One full or two partial fellowships per eligible country may be awarded, subject to available funding, to facilitate participation from developing countries. Priority will be given to participants who submit a written contribution of direct relevance to any item on the TDAG-20 agenda. Note that such written contribution should be submitted concurrently with the fellowship application.​

To request a fellowship

Fellowship applications, limited to one person per eligible country, must be authorized by the relevant administration of the ITU Member State and submitted by 10 February 2020 at the latest.

Fellowship applicants must first submit​ their registration in order to receive the fellowship form. This means that during the registration process, they should tick the box corresponding to “fellowships".

Member States are encouraged to consider gender balance and the inclusion of delegates with disabilities and with specific needs when proposing candidates for fellowships.

Please note that depending on the number of eligible requests, the countries that are beneficiaries of a fellowship may have to contribute partially to the cost of the fellowship.

The approved and signed fellowship request form must be returned to t​he Fellowship Service (by e-mail to or by fax to +41 22 730 5778), no later than 10 February 2020. Remember to submit your substantive written contribution by 10 February 2020 and mention your submission when you return the approved and signed fellowship form. Late contributions will not be considered in the fellowship process.

Forms received after the deadline will not be considered.

It is imperative that fellows be present from the first day to the end of the meeting and participate during the entire fellowship period.​