Google Policy Fellowship Program: Asia Chapter

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Google Policy Fellowship Program: Asia Chapter 2012

Are you a student who is passionate about a free and open Internet? Do you love debating technology, media law and Internet policy issues? Then consider applying for a Google Policy Fellowship hosted by the Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong this summer!


Hosted by the Department of Media and Communication and the Centre for Communication Research at City University of Hong Kong, the Google Policy Fellowship (Hong Kong) offers successful applicants the opportunity to advance research and debate on Internet policy and freedom of expression issues for a minimum of 10 weeks from June - August 2012 in Hong Kong.


We are accepting applications for the position before April 15, 2012. Sponsored by Google, the research fellow will be rewarded a stipend of HK$58,500 (US$7,500) for ten week. The selection will be made by April 20, 2012.
To apply, please send to google.fellowship@cityu.edu.hk the following material:

  • Statement of Purpose: 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 and what research work concerning free expression online you would like to further via the program. (1200 words max)
  • Resume
  • Three References

More information about the focus of the work our Google Policy Fellow will take on is described here. More information about the Google Policy Fellowship program is available in the FAQ.