The Open Web Fellowship program empowers the next generation of open Internet leaders and advocates by embedding them at leading human rights and civil society organizations from around the world, where they can positively impact the health of the Internet and bring critical strategic expertise to the organization. Open Web Fellows are an amazing and diverse group. They are cryptographers, community organizers, educators and makers from around the world.
The call closes Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11:59PM PST.
EXPECTATIONS OF FELLOWS
Champion the open Internet in collaboration with their fellowship cohort peers
Are an active contributor to the work, culture and mission of the host organization
Participate in Mozilla-organized events, such as conferences, and bi-weekly calls, and community events (MozFest, etc.)
Communicate and share openly their work on an ongoing basis (e.g., blog posts)
BENEFITS The Fellowships are designed to allow for flexibility for both Fellows and their families.
The standard fellowship offers a stipend of $60,000 USD*, paid in 10 monthly installments. Fellows are responsible for remitting all applicable taxes and other government payments as required.
To help offset cost of living, the fellowship also provides supplements for childcare and health insurance, and helps pay for research/equipment and books. The fellowships also covers the costs of required travel for fellowship activities.
Fellows will receive:
A stipend of $60,000 USD*, paid in 10 monthly installments.
One-time health insurance supplement for Fellows and their families, ranging from $3,500 for single Fellows to $7,000 for a couple with two or more children.
One-time childcare allotment of up to $6,000 for families with children.
Allowance of up to $3,000 towards the purchase of laptop computer, digital cameras, recorders and computer software; fees for continuing studies or other courses, research fees or payments, to the extent such purchases and fees are related to the fellowship.
All approved fellowship trips – domestic and international – are covered in full.
* Proposed fellowship amounts are gross amounts and may be reduced by applicable taxes in the various applicable jurisdictions. Read more in our FAQ for the fellowships.