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EuroPython 2019: Financial Aid Program starts today


We are happy to announce the start of our financial aid program for
this year?s EuroPython.

As part of our commitment to the Python community, we are pleased to
announce that we offer special grants for people in need of a
financial aid to attend EuroPython.


     * https://ep2019.europython.eu/registration/financial-aid/ *


Financial Aid Sponsor for EuroPython 2019
-----------------------------------------

       EuroPython Society: https://www.europython-society.org/

The EuroPython Society (EPS) is sponsoring financial aid with 15,000
EUR this year.

We offer financial aid conference grants in these 2 categories:

- Free ticket. Get a standard ticket for the conference for free
  (including access to conference days (Wed-Fri), Beginners? Day
  workshop and sprints.). Note: training passes are NOT included in
  the free conference ticket.

- Travel / Accommodation. We will cover the travel costs pro rata,
  depending on what you are applying for. You can get partial refund
  for the accommodation.

Grant Eligibility
-----------------

EuroPython is a wonderful place to meet and share your experience with
other Python developers from Europe and all around the world. Our goal
is support people which want to make Python community better:
conference speakers and tutorial presenters, active people from small
Python communities and open source contributors.

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:

- Contributors: potential speakers/trainers of EuroPython (people who
  submitted a proposal) and all who contribute to EuroPython and/or
  Python community projects.

- Economic factors: we want everybody to have a chance to come to
  EuroPython, regardless of economic situation or income level.

- Diversity: we seek the most diverse and inclusive event possible.

How to apply
------------

Please see our financial aid page for all details:

    https://ep2019.europython.eu/registration/financial-aid/

Become a Financial Aid Sponsor !
--------------------------------

Even though the EPS is already sponsoring finaid, we can always use
more budget to increase the number of people who can benefit from the
program.

You or your company can support our diversity and finaid initiative by
becoming a sponsor. We have a special options ?Financial aid sponsor?
and ?Financial aid donation? in the list of sponsor options, that can
be booked separately or be included in the sponsor package.

Please check our sponsor brochure for more information and contact
finaid at europython.eu or the sponsor work group directly
sponsoring at europython.eu.

Bring new sponsor and get free ticket for EuroPython 2019 !



Dates and Venues
----------------

EuroPython will be held from July 8-14 2019 in Basel, Switzerland, at
the Congress Center Basel (BCC) for the main conference days (Wed-Fri)
and the FHNW Muttenz for the workshops/trainings/sprints days
(Mon-Tue, Sat-Sun).

Tickets can be purchased on our registration page:

    https://ep2019.europython.eu/registration/buy-tickets/

For more details, please have a look at our website and the FAQ:

    https://ep2019.europython.eu/faq


Help spread the word
--------------------

Please help us spread this message by sharing it on your social
networks as widely as possible. Thank you !

Link to the blog post:

https://blog.europython.eu/post/185103282697/europython-2019-financial-aid-program-starts

Tweet:

https://twitter.com/europython/status/1131833024079892480


Enjoy,
--
EuroPython 2019 Team
https://ep2019.europython.eu/
https://www.europython-society.org/