[Linux-aus] Travel Grants for Australians and New Zealanders to PyCon US in Montréal, April 2014

Chris Neugebauer chrisjrn at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 10:57:00 EST 2013

A friendly reminder that Linux Australia and PyCon Australia have
contributed to the travel assistance scheme of PyCon US, the world's
largest Python event, which is being held in Montréal, Canada, in

Applications for the scheme close on January 1, and will be awarded
shortly after that.

Original message, including links to further details can be found below.


On 20 November 2013 08:34, Chris Neugebauer <chrisjrn at gmail.com> wrote:
> PyCon Australia and Linux Australia are very pleased to announce that
> we're contributing to the travel assistance scheme of PyCon US, the
> biggest Python event in the world. PyCon US is next being held in
> Montréal, Canada in April.
> This means that PyCon will be able to help fund the attendance of more
> members of the Python community from Australia and New Zealand.
> Financial assistance for PyCon is offered to help people who otherwise
> couldn't afford to attend the conference, and is offered in the form
> of travel subsidies, discounted or free registration, and
> accommodation.
> Basically, if you'll benefit from being at PyCon, or the Python
> community will benefit from your attendance, then we want to make sure
> you can make it.
> For further details about the programme, and to apply for funding,
> visit https://us.pycon.org/2014/assistance/
> There's no extra process for qualifying for the extra funding that
> we're putting up -- just note that you're from Australia or New
> Zealand in your application.
> Applications close on 1 January, 2014.
> If you've got any further queries about the programme, or PyCon
> Australia's involvement in it, send me an e-mail at chrisjrn at gmail.com
> -- if I can't answer it, I'll make sure someone from PyCon US does!
> We're looking forward to seeing a record number of Aussies and Kiwis
> at PyCon in Montréal!

--Christopher Neugebauer

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