Wikimania 2023 Scholarships Open

Wikimania will be held in Singapore this August
, James Gaunt.

Wikimania 2023 will be held be held on 16-19 August 2023 in Singapore and scholarships are open now.

The deadline for applying for scholarships is: Sunday, 5 February 2023 at 23:59 AoE. Find your timezone here.

Wikimania is the annual conference celebrating the many free knowledge projects hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation with days of conferences, discussions, meetups, training, and workshops.

Hundreds of volunteers and Free Knowledge leaders from around the world are expected to gather to discuss issues, report on new projects and approaches, and exchange ideas.


Wikimedia Australia (WMAU) has budgeted to support 4 scholarships for Australian community members to attend Wikimania 2023.

If you wish to be considered for a WMAU Wikimania scholarship you MUST apply through the global Wikimania scholarships process here.

WMAU will NOT be running a separate application process.

Please, check the scholarship application questions here.

Note: To be considered for an Australian scholarship you must tick: Yes, share my application.

When you have prepared your application: Click here to apply for a Wikimania 2023 travel scholarship.

The form will ask "Do you intend to apply to any local chapter or other movement organization(s) for scholarship funding to Wikimania 2023?" Please tick "Yes" and include Wikimedia Australia in the response.

Note: The answers submitted on the application are considered final and cannot be edited.

Important Dates for Wikimania 2023 Scholarships

  • Applications open: Thursday, 12 January 2023
  • Applications close: Sunday, 5 February 2023 at 23:59 AoE. Find your timezone here.
  • Eligibility assessment by the WMF Trust & Safety and Scholarship Committee: Feb-March 2023
  • Applicants notified about final decisions: May 2023
  • Full list of recipients published on Wikimania Wiki: May 2023

More information around evaluations and assessment of applications is available here on the Wikimania 2023 Wiki.

Information Sessions

Information sessions will be held by the Wikimania team in January and February to answer your questions. The next sessions are:

  • Friday, 3 February at 3:00 AM AEDT
  • Saturday, 4 February at 10:00 AM AEDT

Meeting links are available here.

Further Information

More information about Wikimania 2023 is available on the Wikimania Wiki.

If you have questions, please get in touch with Belinda Spry (WMAU) or the Wikimania Scholarships Team

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