NextGen@ICANN Application Round for ICANN73 Now Open

[news release] ICANN announced on 17 September that applications for the NextGen@ICANN program at ICANN73 are now being accepted. The deadline for applications is 25 October 2021.

ICANN wants to hear from regional university students who are interested in the future of the Internet and want to participate in the ICANN73 Community Forum. ICANN73 is scheduled to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 5-10 March 2022. If ICANN73 is held as a virtual meeting, all NextGen@ICANN program activities will be conducted online.

If you are an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student between the ages of 18 to 30 and living and studying in the North American region, you may be eligible for the NextGen@ICANN program.

The NextGen@ICANN program application window will remain open until 25 October 2021. Successful candidates will be announced on 26 November 2021 on the ICANN website.

For more information about the NextGen program, its eligibility requirements, selection criteria, and the application process with deadlines, please click here.


ICANN’s mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit public benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.

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