The RChain Cooperative offers scholarships to members who might not otherwise be able to attend RCon3. Scholarship awards are based on the appropriateness of the opportunity afforded by the conference related to the applicant's professional background, primary interest in attending the conference, proposed outcome of attending, and financial need.
Please complete the following application to be considered for scholarship funding to attend RCon3, RChain's conference for developers, to be held Sept. 5 and 6, 2018 in Berlin.
The deadline for submissions is July 20, 2018.
Who sponsors this scholarship?
This scholarship is available from the RChain Cooperative. Funding was approved by the RChain Cooperative board in May 2018.
Who is eligible to receive a scholarship?
Scholarships will only be awarded to members of the RChain Cooperative. You must be a member at the time of the scholarship admission deadline to be considered.
How is a scholarship award distributed?
Scholarships will be awarded as stipends. Stipends are available for costs related to travel and lodging only. To receive the stipend, scholarship recipients will pay costs up-front and then submit receipts and a reimbursement form.
What is the process for awarding scholarship funds?
A committee made up of five RChain cooperative members will review applications and recommend scholarship awards based on content provided in the application. The distribution of scholarship awards is at the discretion of the committee and the RChain Cooperative board based on the following criteria:
- Applicant is a member of the RChain Cooperative
- Appropriateness of the opportunity of the conference related to the applicant's:
- Professional background
- Primary interest in attending the conference
- Proposed outcome of attending the conference
- Financial need
How will information provided in the scholarship application be used?
All information collected will be used by RChain cooperative staff, board, and members of the RCon3 scholarship committee to evaluate applications, contact applicants for award notification, and to distribute scholarship funds.
When will applicants be notified?
All applicants will be notified by August 1, 2018.
What if I receive a scholarship and am not able to attend the conference?
Please let us know at events@Pyrofex.net as soon as your plans change. Doing so may allow us to offer the scholarship to someone else.
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