Google and the Associated Press joint scholarship program dubbed “AP-Google Journalism & Technology Scholarship,” administered by the Online News Association is just 10 short days aways from its application acceptance deadline. “we want to remind everyone that the deadline for all applications is due on January 27. That’s just 10 short days away!,” Google stated.
“The selection committee is looking for applicants with original and exciting ideas for using online tools and new technology to move digital journalism forward. We’re looking for students who love great reporting and value the importance of a strong press, and who can articulate creative and forward-thinking ways of using technology as a way to support and extend what’s possible through journalism,” writes David Smydra, Strategic Partner Manager, News.
A total of six $20,000 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate journalism students pursuing or planning to pursue degrees at the intersection of journalism, computer science and new media.
You can read more about the application process and eligibility on the scholarship program’s website.
Also, in other Google news; Google launched a new Google Analytics Forum using Google Product Forums. “To make the forums even better, we’ve migrated to the new Google Product Forums on January 12, 2012 as they offer increased stability and the potential to add exciting new features in the future,” announced Community Manager – Google Analytics.
Adding, she said, “most popular forum features – including levels and marking a best answer – will continue to be available in the new forum. The old forum will be archived and any links to old forum content will redirect automatically to the corresponding content in the new forum.”