Scholarships review committee

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Wikimania Scholarships Program Committee

Tasks

Reviewers

Responsibilities
  • Assistance in determination of scholarship applicant requirements.
  • Assurance of due consideration and speedy response time to Wikimania scholarship applications.
Sample activities
  • Participating in periodic online meetings with scholarships program manager and volunteer committee.
  • Determining suitability of candidates based on established criteria.
  • Selecting scholarship awardees.

Technical Advisor

Responsibilities
  • Working with staff developer on technical development and improvement of scholarship applications and review process.
  • Helping application reviewers with technical aspects of scoring applications and processing of applications.
Sample activities
  • Coordinating necessary site requirements with staff developer.
  • Design and testing of application form, improving on the previous year's example.
  • Manipulating application data, creating reports based on selected criteria.
  • Participating in periodic online meetings with scholarships program manager and volunteer committee.

Communications Coordinator

Responsibilities
  • Work with scholarships program manager to develop all communications and information materials for Wikimania Scholarships Program.
  • Develop and maintain planning/internal and public wiki pages.
Sample activities
  • Help develop and proof scholarship application wording.
  • Develop and maintain public wiki page "About Wikimania Scholarhips" page, including Q&A/Information for Applicants.
  • Participate in periodic online meetings with scholarships program manager and volunteer committee.
  • Maintain/update planning wiki pages for volunteer committee: write meeting notes/synopses and post meeting agendas.
  • Draft communications to applicants (acceptance, regret, and wait-list letters).
  • Vet general inquiries as needed.