About Grants

For 2016, ISIF Asia has secured 386,000 AUD to support 4 different types of grants. Proposals will be accepted from 24 February to 31 May 2016. A each type of grant will have different application requirements and areas of focus, please read carefully before preparing your application.If you have any doubts about what type of grant suits your proposal best, please contact the ISIF Asia secretariat.

APNIC Internet Operations Research Grants 

90,000 AUD available for funding in 2016 to support the development of an Internet research community whose results can improve the availability, reliability, and security of the Internet in the Asia Pacific region, and widen its coverage, applications and benefit for the community.  The fund is open to all relevant topics around Internet operations, with emphasis on: 1) Network measurement and analysis; 2) IPv6 deployment; 3) BGP routing; 4) Network security; and 5) Peering and interconnection. Applicants are required to submit a detailed budget for a minimum of 5,000 AUD up to 45,000 AUD and timetable according to their research needs. 

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Internet Society Cybersecurity Grant

56,000 AUD for one grant to be allocated in 2016 for a project focusing on resiliency and security of the Internet, on one or more of the following areas: naming, routing, measurement, traffic management, confidential communications, data security and integrity, IoT, critical infrastructure, end-user devide security and building security skills in your local community. A strong emphasis about documentation of impact and knowledge sharing. Sucessful applicants will have to include a clear communication strategy for the dissemination of project outcomes.
 
   
   

Community Impact Grants

60,000 AUD for two small grants to focus on new ideas plus one 50,000 AUD grant to scale-up an existing solution. Innovation and a development focus should be an integral part of the project, focusing on areas such as women & girls in IT, democracy enhancement, open data, applications for economic empowerment, poverty alleviation, health and education. Applicants are required to submit a detailed budget and timetable. For this particular grant, there is a strong emphasis about documentation of impact and knowledge sharing through papers, videos, and other communication materials. 

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Technical Innovation Grants

60,000 AUD for two small grant to focus on new ideas plus one 50,000 AUD grant to scale-up an existing solution. Innovation and a development focus should be an integral part of the project, focusing on areas such as access provision, electricity supply, devices, IoT and IPv6, and privacy. Applicants are required to submit a detailed budget and timetable. For this particular grant, there is a strong emphasis about documentation of impact and knowledge sharing through papers, videos, and other communication materials. 

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