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Vicky Twomey-Lee - Python Ireland

May 29, 2018, 2:22:04 PM5/29/18
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Hi All,

Finaid is now available for application for EuroPython. It's in Edinburgh this year, and if you haven't been to EuroPython before, I highly recommend it.


/// Vicky Twomey-Lee (PyLadies Dublin Founder)

PSF member | EuroPython Society Emeritus Board Member
Coding Grace co-Founder | GameCraft It co-Founder | WITS Board Member

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From: M.-A. Lemburg <m...@europython.eu>
Date: Tue, May 29, 2018 at 1:25 PM
Subject: [EuroPython] EuroPython 2018: Financial Aid Program
To: EuroPython List <EuroP...@python.org>

As part of our commitment to the Python community, we are pleased to
announce that we offer special grants for people in need of a
financial aid to attend EuroPython 2018.

We offer financial aid conference grants in these 3 categories:

- Free and discounted ticket: Get a standard ticket for the conference
  for free (including access to conference days (Wed-Fri), Beginners’
  Day workshop and sprints.). Note: training passes are NOT included
  in the free conference ticket.

- Travel costs: We will cover the travel costs pro rata, depending on
  what you are applying for.

- Accommodation: We can partially cover your accommodation costs

Grant Eligibility

Our grants are open to all people in need of financial aid. We will
specifically take into account the following criteria in the selection

- Contributors: Potential speakers/trainers of EuroPython (people who
  submitted a proposal) and all who contribute to EuroPython and/or
  Python community projects.

- Economic factors: We want everybody to have a chance to come to
  EuroPython, regardless of economic situation or income level.

- Diversity: We seek the most diverse and inclusive event possible.

How to apply

You can apply for financial aid by filling the form on the EuroPython
2018 Finance Aid page:


If you have any questions, please read the FAQ or send an email to


- June 5th (2018-06-05)  - the deadline for submitting the applications
- June 12th (2018-06-12) - applicants will be notified by e-mail around
- June 17th (2018-06-17) - deadline for applicants to accept the grant
- June 20th (2018-06-20) - applicants will receive confirmation notific
- July 23rd (2018-07-23) - last day when we accept invoices

Refund management

Free ticket: The individual coupons will be generated for a free

Accommodation and Travel grant: All grants involving reimbursements
will be reimbursed by PayPal or bank transfer. Please send us your
receipts (hotel invoice, plane/bus/train ticket) before the conference
for approval.

Become a special Finance Aid and Diversity sponsor!

You or your company can support our finaid initiative by becoming a sponsor.

We have a special sponsor package “Financial aid sponsor” and a
“Financial aid donation” option that can be booked separately or in
combination with a sponsor package:

- https://ep2018.europython.eu/en/sponsor/packages/#Financial-Aid-Sponsor
- https://ep2018.europython.eu/en/sponsor/options/

For more information please contact the sponsor work group at

Bring us a new sponsor and get free ticket for EuroPython 2018!

Help spread the word

Please help us spread this message by sharing it on your social
networks as widely as possible. Thank you !

Link to the blog post:




EuroPython 2018 Team

EuroPython Website: http://www.europython.eu/
EuroPython Society: http://www.europython-society.org/

Mailing list details:
EuroPython mailing list

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