GNOME.Asia Summit 2017 Travel Sponsorship

The GNOME Foundation <> provides travel
subsidy to individuals who want to attend GNOME.Asia Summit 2017 and need financial assistance.

We are happy to announce the Travel Committee
<> is ready to receive applications for
subsidy to attend GNOME.Asia Summit 2017. This year, the Summit is being
organized in Chongqing, at the Chongqing University on October 14-16, 2017.

The instructions are detailed at

Please read them carefully.

*Deadline of travel application*: September 15th, 2017. You can start
sending in your applications now!
*Confirmation of travel subsidy*: September 18th, 2017.

Some extra comments:

* Any information you send to the Travel Committee will be private.

* Asking for sponsorship *does not* guarantee you will get sponsored.

* A good application with good information will be processed quickly.

* If you need help with accommodation, you should state in your application that you need lodging, and leave the cost blank.

* Always choose the most economical option when possible. People who need travel sponsorship, should look for the best price (for example,
through a service like If the Travel Committee finds a
cheaper price, that will be the price considered during the evaluation.

* Preference will be given to speakers, Foundation members, GSoC students, Outreachy interns and active contributors.

* If your country needs a VISA invitation letter and you are a GNOME
contributor, please let the GNOME Travel invitations committee know about it. <>

* If you are selected for the Google Summer of Code or Outreachy (as student or mentor) you should mention it in your application.

* If your talk was selected for GNOME.Asia 2017, you should mention it in your application.

* The Travel committee should reply back about receiving your application within 2-3 days. After that we would accumulate all the
sponsorship requests and process them together. So please do not panic
(have any butterflies in your stomach) if we take some time to reply on
the status. Affirmative/Negative you will surely get a response.

* No personal emails to committee members. Please keep travel-committee
Cc’ed on all your replies.

Feel free to ask questions on the travel-committee list. You can also find us in the #travel channel at


David, on behalf of the GNOME Travel Committee


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