**The following post is from [Jonathan Gray](http://jonathangray.org/), Community Coordinator at the [Open Knowledge Foundation](http://www.okfn.org).**
The [European Commission](http://ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm) has very kindly offered to provide an [EU travel bursary](http://ogdcamp.org/bursaries/eu/) for [Open Government Data Camp 2011](http://ogdcamp.org/). It will cover travel and accommodation for up to **30 participants from across Europe**. You can find full details here:
Here’s an excerpt:
> #### Who should apply?
> The bursary is **open to all citizens and residents of EU27 member states**. We are particularly interested in supporting the participation of:
> * **Developers, NGOs, journalists and SMEs** interested in working with open data to provide value to society through new projects or digital services
> * **Students or researchers** studying legal or policy aspects of Public Sector Information (PSI) or open data
> * **Civil servants** interested in helping to start or run open data initiatives – particularly in countries that currently do not currently have them
> The successful applicants will be nominated by an panel of leading open data experts from across Europe.
> #### How to apply?
> If you would like to apply, please [fill out the application form](http://bit.ly/ogdcamp2011-eutravel) by 2200 CEST on 7th September 2011. We will inform you of the decision of the panel by the 14th September 2011.