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AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship, 2012/13, USA


Associated Press and Google announces Undergraduate or graduate scholarship in the field of Computing, Technology, and journalism in USA-2012/13

Study Subject(s):Computing, Technology, and journalism
Course Level:Undergraduate or graduate
Scholarship Provider: The Associated Press and Google
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: -The scholarships are open to college sophomores or higher with at least one year of full-time undergraduate or graduate study remaining. Applicants must meet the following requirements at the time of the application:
?Be a U.S. citizen
?Be a minimum of 18 years of age
?Be currently enrolled full time at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. (College graduates returning to school are eligible to apply and must provide an acceptance letter from graduate institution.)
?Have at least one year of full-time undergraduate or graduate study remaining
?Have minimum grade point average of 3.0
?Be at least a college sophomore at time of application
?Be available for in-person or remote interviews with selection committee if selected as a finalist
Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: The Associated Press and Google announce a new national scholarship program intended to foster digital and new media skills in student journalists. The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, will administer the program. The AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship program will provide $20,000 scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year to six promising undergraduate or graduate students pursuing or planning to pursue degrees at the intersection of journalism, computer science and new media. The program is targeted to individual students creating innovative projects that further the ideals of digital journalism. A key goal is to promote geographic, gender and ethnic diversity, with an emphasis on rural and urban areas.
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: Jan. 27, 2012
Further Scholarship Information and Application