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The 2020 Creative Common Scholarship Application to Lisbon CC Global Summit


Deadline: 12 Feb,2020    Next term Starts:: 14 May,2020



The CC Global Summit gathers those in the open community under the umbrella of learning, sharing, and creating; united by a passion for growing a vibrant, usable commons powered by collaboration and gratitude. The Summit is a perfect space for the open community to begin an exercise of internal reflection on how to build a more equitable, inclusive and accessible world. We invite proposals that address the topics and issues outlined in the tracks below with a focus on actionable insights and outcomes, from case studies to workshops and storytelling sessions.


Eligibility and Criteria

The Program Committee will use the following criteria to evaluate proposals:

  1. To what extent does the proposal make it clear what outcomes the participants should be able to get out of the session?
  2. To what extent does the proposal speak to, involve, or collaborate with one or more of the summit target audiences?
  3. To what extent does the proposal, the matters being discussed, and/or the presenters incorporate diversity in gender, geographic location, underrepresented communities?
  4. To what extent does the proposal offer something interesting, useful, innovative, or important to the summit?

Total possible score = 20


Awards and Benefits

  • Nearly 25% of all Global Summit attendees receive support from Creative Commons in the form of scholarships.
  • Creative Commons believes that providing pathways to participation is crucial to our goal of lighting up the commons.
  • Our scholarship program helps ensure the  global community remains central in the debates, collaborations, connections, and strategies for action that make the Global Summit such an exciting and important event.
  • Applicants are the heart of our scholarship program. Scholarship recipients represent a rich variety of communities and issues, including free and open culture, copyright reform, GLAM, open education, and global information systems.
  • They also represent every CC world region, with the majority coming from Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America.


How To Apply

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