Internet Society Foundation - 2024 Research Grant Program


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Date 14.05.2024
Category Call for proposal

The Internet Society Foundation’s Research Program supports global research collaborations that advance understanding of the Internet and its value for all.
Statements of interest and subsequent proposals should address topics related to one of the following thematic areas:

  • Greening the Internet: research under this theme should promote an awareness of issues concerning the internet's environmental footprint and the sustainability measures needed for it and the planet to thrive.
  • Internet Economy: analysis of past or present ecosystems that yields insight into the future of the internet and its dependent market(s).
  • A Trustworthy Internet: research engaging in this concept should attempt to explain how the internet does or does not meet user expectations and what should or should not be done about it.
  • Decolonising the Internet: research under this theme should explore restorative, liberating, and transformational practices that bridge the past to a more just future or bring those at the margins closer to the centre, and other methods toward an internet for everyone.

Duration:      N/A

Funding:       $200,000

Independent researchers should have a postgraduate research degree (PhD, Masters) and peer reviewed publications, patents, academic or independently published work in the relevant area.

How to Apply:
Applicants are required to submit their application through Fluxx using the ‘individual researcher registration’. Please note that the registration process can take up to two days to complete after creating an account.

Application Deadline:       14 May 2024

Further information:
  • More information about the program is available here.
  • The application portal can be found here.
For any other questions, please contact the Research Office.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


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