2013 Google Policy Fellowship Scholarships for Africans
Google Policy Fellowship: Google is now accepting applications for scholarships for Google (Internet Policy) in Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America.
The Google Policy Fellowship program was inspired by Google’s Summer of Code with key public policy.
The Google Policy Fellowship program offers undergraduate, graduate students, and law interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to spend the summer contributing to the public dialogue on these issues, and exploring future academic interests and professionals.
Fellows will have the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation, reform of copyright and trademarks, of consumers, government transparency, and more.
Fellows will be paired with a mentor lead to their host organizations, but will have the opportunity to work with several senior officials in the summer.
Fellows will be expected to make substantive contributions to the work of their organization, including research and policy analysis;
drafting reports and analyzes; attend government meetings and industry conferences and participate in other advocacy activities.
2013 Google Policy Fellowship Scholarships for Africans – Who should apply?
We are looking for students who are passionate about technology and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into Internet policy.
Students from all courses and degree programs who possess the following qualities are encouraged:
Demonstrated commitment or the Internet and technology policy
Excellent academic record, professional activities / extracurricular / volunteer experts
First-rate analytical, communications, research, and writing
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and effectively, and work smart and clever in a rapidly changing environment
Fellows receive a stipend of $ 7,500 for 10 weeks during the summer (June-August). The exact dates of the grant will be prepared by the host organization and companion.
To apply for the 2013 Google Policy Fellowship Scholarships for Africans, CLICK HERE