In the loving memory of Ujwal Thapa, one of the co-founders of WordCamp Nepal, WordCamp Nepal 2022 announces the Ujwal Thapa memorial scholarship. This scholarship provides funding to the 7 eligible candidates who want to attend the event.
Who was Ujwal Thapa?
Ujwal Thapa was the co-founder of WordCamp Nepal and has had a huge impact on growing this community. He was also an aspiring leader, an entrepreneur, a visionary thinker, a politician, and an IT enthusiast.
Along with Ujwal Thapa, Sakin Shrestha and Chandra Maharjan was the one who founded the WordPress Nepal group back in 2010. Ever since the group has been growing by leaps and bounds, and today it has over 8600 members. He always wanted to grow this community stronger and bigger and create more opportunities. His contributions and commitments to WordPress Nepal are invaluable and unmatchable.
Ujjwal Thapa’s tireless efforts to bring WordPress to Nepal have now brought countless new opportunities and employment to many youths in Nepal. We all, who are working in WordPress, owe him a little of our career as he was one of the co-founders who introduced us to WordPress.
So, in order to honor his work and dedication to WordPress, the WordCamp Nepal has decided to provide 7 WordCamp Nepal 2022 Scholarship Tickets. The Ujwal Thapa Scholarship tickets will be full fledge tickets for the two-day event.
- A total of 7 people will receive the scholarship.
- For the recipient outside the host city, the scholarship will cover the cost of the event ticket, transportation during the event.
- For the recipient from the host city, the scholarship will cover the event ticket.
- The scholarship will be awarded by WordCamp Nepal 2022 team and Ujwal Thapa Foundation so they reserve all the rights to the final decision.
- We’ll reach out to the recipient once the selection is done
Therefore, here are some criteria you need to know if you want to apply for the Ujwal Thapa scholarship:
- Is a WordPress contributor or is interested in WordPress.
- Has never attended WordCamp before.
- Requires financial assistance to attend.
However, the deadline for scholarship form is on 12 AM, 24th of September 2022.
If you want to attend WordCamp Nepal and are eligible for the scholarship, you can apply by filling up the form. Or if you know anyone who might be interested and need a scholarship, please let them know about this scholarship.