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Fully Funded Fellowship Opportunities in Digital Identity

Funded for a year: looking for researchers, developers, activists, students, NGO field staff, media staff from developing countries excited by/concerned about issues of identity/digital identity)
1 May 2019
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Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash
Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash
A signature activity from Yoti's newly-launched Social Impact Strategy is a Fellowship Programme. Fully funded for one year, they're looking for researchers, developers, activists, students, NGO field staff, members of the media or simply concerned/informed citizens from developing countries excited by, or concerned about, issues of identity (and digital identity) where they live.

The Fellowship Programme gives you: 
  • The chance to work on their problem or issue for one year.
  • A generous stipend of £30,000 (approximately ($38,000) paid quarterly over the year.
  • An additional expenses budget of £5,000 (approximately $6,500) to cover project expenses.
  • Logistical and technical support from Yoti.
  • A chance to have work shared widely upon completion.
 
Full details of the Fellowship Programme and an application pack are available online here.

Interested applicants have until 15th June to apply.

 
More about Yoti
Yoti is a London-based technology company on a mission to become the world’s trusted identity platform. Founded in 2014, we’re a team of over 250 people with headquarters in central London, an office in India and a growing presence in the USA.
 
Our primary offering is a free digital identity app that gives you a simple and secure way to prove your identity, online and in person. You can use Yoti to prove your age, verify the identity of people you meet online, prove who you are to businesses and log in to websites without passwords.
 
Along with our work with businesses, we’re also deeply committed to helping digital identities become a force for social good. In pursuit of this we’re working with the humanitarian and non-profit communities to help them deploy appropriately-designed digital identity solutions in their work. We’re also looking to better understand 21st century identity concerns and opportunities among communities in developing countries, and supporting local innovators in their pursuit to deploy solutions to local problems that matter most to them.

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