[UbuntuWomen] APC CHRIS NICOL FOSS PRIZE 2007 - Last days to apply!
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APC CHRIS NICOL FOSS PRIZE 2007 - Last days to apply!
Deadline: March 30 2007
The APC Chris Nicol FOSS Prize recognises initiatives that are
easy for people to start using free and open source software (FOSS).
prize will be awarded to a person or group doing extraordinary work
make FOSS accessible to ordinary computer users.
The APC FOSS Prize has been established to honor Chris Nicol, a long
time FOSS advocate and activist who for many years worked with APC.
We are looking for initiatives that:
* improve the accessibility to, knowledge of and/or usability of FOSS
* are user-oriented
* are documented so that others can learn from and replicate the
* have demonstrable impact and have increased the number of people
FOSS on a day-to-day basis
THE PRIZE IS OPEN TO: Any person or group anywhere in the world who
supports or promotes user-oriented free and open source software. The
application form must be completed in either English or Spanish
there are no language restrictions regarding the language of the
project. Small-scale activities are encouraged to apply.
THE PRIZE: US$ 4,000.00 may be shared by up to two initiatives at the
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: March 30, 2007
MORE ABOUT THE APC CHRIS NICOL FOSS PRIZE:
http://www.apc.org/espanol/chrisnicol or write to fossprize at apc.org
ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION FOR PROGRESSIVE COMMUNICATIONS (APC)
The Association for Progressive Communications is an international
network of civil society organisations dedicated to empowering and
supporting groups and individuals through the strategic use of
information and communication technologies, especially
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