APrIGF Fellowship 2021 Results

Jul 12, 2021 | Fellowship, News

(Click here for the Fellowship Program announcement on Apr 30, 2021)


Thank you for the funding and in-kind contributions from all the Fellowship Sponsors including APNIC and Internet Society. The fellowship application and evaluation system is powered by APNIC.

Fellowship Application Statistics Overview
Total Application received: 80 (Female: 25 / Male: 55)
Initial Round Selected Fellows: 23 (Female: 13 / Male: 10)
Sub-Region Distributions
East Asia: 1
Pacific & Oceania: 1
Southeast Asia: 6
South Asia: 15
Stakeholder Balance
Academia: 5
Civil Society: 7
Government/IGO: 3
Private Sector: 2
Technical: 1
Students: 5


Final Selected Fellows
Name Gender Nationality Stakeholder
Nirosha  Wedasinghe F LK Academia
Rajesh  Maharjan M NP Government
Samik  Kharel M NP Civil Society
Swaran Sanadhika Ravindra F FJ Academia
Mohamad Afiq Ammar  Tulos M MY Government
Brinda  Dash F IN Civil Society
MH  Masum M BD Private Sector
Naeem  Uddin M PK Civil Society
Ahmad Zia  Yousufi M AF Technical Community
Xiaobo  Yang M CN Civil Society
Debora Irene Christine F ID Academia
Dikshya  Khadgi F NP Students
Karishma  Parajuli F NP Academia
Yen Thi Hoang Ta F VN Private Sector
Mythri  Prabhakara F IN Civil Society
Qurra Tul Ain  Nisar F PK Students
Phyo Thiri Lwin F MM Students
Amna  Khan F PK Students
Unggul  Sagena M ID Civil Society
Kaung Sat Naing M MM Students
Yohani Shamindi Ranasinghe F LK Academia
Allen  P Alex M IN Civil Society

For questions or inquiries, please contact the secretariat at [email protected].

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