inSIG 2023: Instructions for Fellows

The 2023 edition of the India School on Internet Governance (inSIG) is to be a face-to-face edition hosted jointly by the inSIG consortium of Internet Society India Chapters of Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Trivandrum, and IIT Guwahati.

The  dates of inSIG 2023 is 29 September 2023 to 1 October 2023  (Day 1-3) with Day 0 events on 28 September 2023. The venue will be Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G), Guwahati – 781039, Assam, India.

inSIG2023 will have the following Fellowship categories:

  1. Indian Fellows (25 seats that includes 1 seat reserved for specially-abled persons) with travel reimbursement of maximum 10,000 INR (on submission of travel bills), twin-sharing accommodation, food, and inSIG event fee waiver.The decision of the Fellowship committee will be final regarding travel reimbursements.
  2. International Fellows (15 seats) with twin-sharing accommodation, food, and inSIG event fee waiver but with no travel support.
  3. inSIG Alumni are also welcome to apply for the current edition of inSIG. The number of seats will depend on the funds available. Returning fellows would be provided with twin sharing accommodation and food but no travel support.
  4. ISOC Chapter Fellows (about 5), to be internally selected from Indian Chapters who are jointly organising inSIG 2023.

All applicants in categories 1, 2 and 3 above are required to complete the Fellowship Application form on the APNIC Fellowship Management System, available here (requires registration).

Local participants from Guwahati will be selected through a separate local process after ascertaining the number of seats available. No travel and accommodation will be provided to them.

Fellowship Applications will be open from 1st July 2023 to 23rd July 2023. Results will be communicated on 4th August 2023 on the (inSIG) website.

Who can apply?

Any individual from India, from any stakeholder community (Government /IGO , Private/ Business sector, Civil Society, Media , Academia and Technical )  who has an interest in Internet Governance, and has in the past contributed or wishes to contribute to IG processes, may apply for this programme as an Indian Fellow. Kindly note that since inSIG is happening for the first time in the North Eastern region of India, participants from the North East will be given preference this year.

Any individual from any part of the world can apply as an International Fellow.

Selection Criteria : Fellowship applicants will be selected to maintain the diversity of stakeholder, gender, geography and culture.

Kindly Note :

Accommodation and dinner will be provided to all fellows post afternoon of 28th of September (day 0).

Checkout timings will be after 3.30 pm (after certificate distribution) on day 3 (1st Oct) / after breakfast on day 4 (2nd Oct) depending on airline availability to their destination.

For any queries related to inSIG2023 event, feel free to email us at