The Dan Kohn Scholarship Fund exists to support individuals who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend in four categories:
Applicants must be from traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalized groups in the technology and/or open source communities who are unable to attend without some financial assistance. Including, but not limited to persons identifying as: LGBTQIA+, women, persons of color, and/or persons with disabilities.
Applicants should be active community members who are not being assisted or sponsored by a company or organization, and are unable to attend for financial reasons.
Applicants should be active CNCF project maintainers who are not being assisted or sponsored by a company or organization, and are unable to attend for financial reasons.
Applicants must be students currently enrolled in high school, college / university, or a coding course or bootcamp. (Available for Virtual Only)
Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of need and impact. Scholarships are NOT transferable to another person, or any other event. Selection will be made by an assembled group of reviewers who will assess each applicant’s request. Application information will be kept confidential.
KubeCon+CloudNativeCon Europe 2023 is a Hybrid Event. The in-person event will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The virtual event will be accessible on-line.
Virtual Scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary registration pass to attend KubeCon+CloudNativeCon Europe 2023 Virtual (on-line).
In-Person Scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary registration All Access pass to attend KubeCon+CloudNativeCon Europe 2023 in Amsterdam, and up to a max of $2,500 USD to reimburse actual travel expenses. Please note that reimbursements are made after the event, and the stipend may only be used for the following: coach airfare, hotel / accommodations (up to five nights), transportation to and from the airport, and visa application fee.
Receipt of a scholarship does not, on its own, guarantee entry to the event. Recipients need to adhere to The Linux Foundation COVID-19 rules and regulations. If the recipient does not meet COVID-19 requirements for the event, the scholarship is null and void. To learn more, please click here.
In-Person: Sunday, 19 February, 2023 (23:59 Pacific Time)
Virtual: Sunday, 26 March, 2023 (23:59 Pacific Time)
In-Person: Monday, 13 March, 2023
Virtual: Friday, 7 April, 2023
The Dan Kohn Scholarship application is closed for in-person attendees.