Google News Initiative Offers Student Fellowship

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The Google News Initiative, in partnership with the National Newspapers Publishers Association, the National Association of Hispanic Publishers, and the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, has launched the Google News Initiative Student Fellowship program aimed at developing and supporting students of color who are interested in careers at the intersection of technology, media, and journalism.

The program will run from roughly September to December. Fellows will be given a travel payment of $1,000, plus a stipend of $5,000 for the course of the 10-week program.  

To be eligible, students must be at least 18 years old and:

  1. Enrolled in an accredited college or university as of January 1, 2020, or graduated from an accredited university within the last 12 months;
  2. Eligible to work in the United States of America;
  3. Able to work remotely if required by host newsroom;
  4. Able to demonstrate financial need.

Deadline to apply is August 1, 2020.

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