NextGen@ICANN Program Opens Application Round for ICANN59

16 January 2017

ICANN is looking for the next generation of individuals who are interested in becoming more engaged in their regional communities and in shaping the future of global Internet policy. Important work is happening every day at ICANN. If you're ready to start your journey, ICANN59 could be the place to start!

The ICANN59 Public Meeting will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 26–29 June 2017. To be eligible for the NextGen@ICANN Program, you must live in Africa, be between the ages of 18 and 30, and be interested in Internet governance. If selected, you will receive a grant that includes airfare, hotel and a stipend.

The application round for ICANN59 opens on 16 January 2017. The deadline to apply is 24 February 2017.

  • If you're new to NextGen@ICANN, apply here.
  • If you've participated previously in NextGen@ICANN and would like to mentor new participants, consider becoming an Ambassador. Apply here.

Successful candidates will be announced on the ICANN website on 27 March 2017.

Learn more about NextGen@ICANN!