As part of our commitment to the Python and data science community, we are pleased to announce that we offer special financial grants for attendees to join us in PyConDE & PyData Berlin 2019.

Please follow the instructions below to apply for a grant.

We offer financial aid conference grants in these 2 categories:

  • Free ticket. Get a standard ticket for the conference for free.
  • Travel and Accommodation costs.

We will reimburse travel and accommodation costs up to 400€.

When applying we will ask you to estimate the travel and 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 process:

  • Economic factors: we want everybody to have a chance to join us at PyConDE & PyData Berlin 2019, regardless of their economic situation or income level.
  • Diversity: we seek the most diverse and inclusive event possible.

How to apply

Please fill in the form.

Timeline

  • April 29th (2019-04-29): open the finance aid grant programme
  • June 23rd (2019-06-23): the deadline for submitting the applications
  • July 15th (2019-07-15) to July 22th (2019-07-22): applicants will be notified by e-mail about acceptance or rejection
  • August 15th: deadline for selected applicants confirmation

Refund management

  • Free ticket: the individual coupons will be generated for a free ticket
  • Accommodation and Travel grant: all grants involving reimbursements will be reimbursed by PayPal or bank transfer after the conference.

Please send us your receipts (hotel invoice, plane/bus/train ticket) before the conference for approval.

Please note:

  • The maximum total amount of grant will not exceed the amount of 400 € per person.
  • If the applicant will not accept the grant before the mentioned deadline, the grant will be considered rejected by the applicant.
  • Not approved invoices will not be reimbursed.
  • Reimbursements before the conference, or via other means such as cash are not possible.
  • The financial aid grants will only be made available to registered attendees actually attending the conference.
  • Transfers to other people is not possible.

If you find that you cannot attend the conference for some reason, please send an email to info@pycon.de informing us, so that we can allocate the funds to someone else.

Privacy

The data we collect on this form will exclusively be used by our financial aid work group for the selection of grant recipients and processing of financial aid refunds. No data is passed on to third parties, except to our accountants and the bank in order to process the refunds. We use Google Forms for the processing and Google Drive for storing the relevant information. For more details on our privacy policies, please see the PyConDE & PyData Berlin 2019 website: https://de.pycon.org/privacy-policy/

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