This is to inform the general public that the 2017 Africa Google Policy Fellowship Recruitment is now ongoing. Google Policy Fellowship Program 2017 application is open for graduates and non graduates and student interested in internet and technology policy, below are the general requirements and basic qualifications for all interested applicant.
Here are the 2017 Africa Google Policy Fellowship Application Requirements. There are 7 sections:
(1) Personal Information
(2) Current Education
(3) Education History
(6) Personal Statement: Provide us with an essay outlining your qualifications for and interest in the program, including relevant academic, professional and extracurricular experiences. As part of this essay, explain what you hope to gain from participation in the program. (750 word maximum)
Once in the application, you can move back and forward on the pages, however the application will not be submitted or saved until you click “Submit” on the final confirmation page. We recommend preparing all of the required materials, and then submitting all at once.
Reference contact information is the only information required to submit an application. The individuals listed as your references do not need to submit letters or other materials on your behalf. Our partner host organizations may choose to contact your references at any point in the application process, though not all references listed will be contacted.
In order to participate in the program, you must be a student. Google defines a student as an individual enrolled in or accepted into an accredited institution including (but not necessarily limited to) colleges, universities, masters programs, PhD programs and undergraduate programs. Eligibility is based on enrollment in an accredited university through 2017. You also must be eligible and authorized to work in the country of your fellowship. Google cannot provide guidance or assistance on obtaining the necessary documentation to meet this criteria.
Please visit the frequently asked questions page on the fellowship site, and contact the Google Policy Fellowship team at [email protected] with any additional questions.
Successful shortlisted applicants will have the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on internet policy issues. Shortlisted candidates will be assigned a mentor at their host organizations and will have the opportunity to work with senior staff members.
Click Here To Apply for Africa Google Policy Fellowship 2017 Recruitment open for Graduates and Non Graduates.