AP Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
February
Disciplines: 
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
General Eligibility: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior

 

The AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship Program fosters new journalism skills in undergraduate and graduate students developing projects at the intersection of journalism and technology.  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.  Have you created original journalistic content with computer science elements? Are you thinking up new ways to tell a story with technology? Are you a "techie" who knows how to construct a journalistic story through multimedia? We're looking for students pursuing studies at the crossroads of journalism, computer sciences and new media. If you're on the cutting edge of digital media beyond the classroom, this scholarship is for you! Students from diverse backgrounds, as well as those attending rural-area institutions, are strongly encouraged to apply. A selected number of scholarships will be based on financial need.

Specific Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship application requires that you show us a project proposal that bridges the gap between journalism and technology.

Some ideas for project areas:

  • Data visualization
  • Data mining
  • Mobile devices and applications
  • 3-D storytelling
  • Digital ethics
  • Crowdsourcing
  • HTML5
  • Micro computers