EU Travel Bursary for Open Government Data Camp 2011

**The following post is from [Jonathan Gray](, Community Coordinator at the [Open Knowledge Foundation](**

The [European Commission]( has very kindly offered to provide an [EU travel bursary]( for [Open Government Data Camp 2011]( 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]( by 2200 CEST on 7th September 2011. We will inform you of the decision of the panel by the 14th September 2011.