EuroPython 2016

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to the Python community, we are pleased to announce that we offer special grants for people in need of a financial aid to attend EuroPython. Please follow the instructions below to apply for a grant.


Financial aid is sponsored in part by:

Python Software Foundation (PSF)
Python Software Foundation (PSF)


We offer financial aid conference grants in these 3 categories:

  1. Free ticket: Get a standard ticket for the conference for free (including access to talks, trainings, sprints, etc.)

  2. Travel costs:  We will cover the travel costs pro rata, depending on what you are applying for.

  3. Accommodation: We can cover the accommodation costs in a student house “Colegio Mayor Deusto”: individual room in the student residents with individual shower room for 16-24 of July (8 nights). More details here here

Note: The social event is NOT included in the EuroPython 2016 conference tickets. You will have to purchase separate tickets if you want to attend the social event.

Grant Eligibility

Our grants are open to all people in need of financial aid. We will specifically take into account the following criteria in the selection process:

  • Contributors: Potential speakers/trainers of EuroPython (people who submitted a proposal) and all who contribute to EuroPython and/or Python community projects.

  • Economic factors: We want everybody to have a chance to come to EuroPython, regardless of economic situation or income level.

  • Diversity: We seek the most diverse and inclusive event possible.

How to apply

Please note: The application deadline for the speakers only is March 27th and general deadline is May 15th, 2016


If you have any questions, please read the FAQ or send an email to 


The financial aid committee is planning one decision round.

The deadline for submitting the applications is

  • March 27th (2016-03-27) for the speakers and the coaches only

  • May 15th (2016-05-15) as a general deadline

Applicants will be notified by e-mail around

  • April 3rd (2016-04-03) for speakers only

  • May 25th (2016-05-25)

Refund management

Free ticket: The individual coupons will be generated for a free ticket.

Accommodation: We can cover the accommodation costs in a student house “Colegio Mayor Deusto”. We will book the room directly, you don't have to contact them or pay for the room.

Travel grant:  All grants involving reimbursements will be reimbursed by cheque at the conference desk during the conference. You can cash the cheque at a local bank in Bilbao. Please email your receipts (invoice, plane/bus/train ticket or other approval email) to and bring your passport or ID card, when requesting the reimbursement. Reimbursements before or after the conference, or via other means such as cash or money transfers, are not possible, sorry.

The financial aid grants will only be made available to registered attendees actually attending the conference. Transfers to other people are not possible.

If you find that you cannot attend the conference for some reason, please send an email to informing us, so that we can allocate the funds to someone else.

Thank you.

See you at EuroPython in Bilbao!