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Announcing Google Fellowships for PdF 2010

BY Anthony Russomano | Thursday, April 1 2010

Are you an entrepreneur or activist with ideas about the next big thing to change government? A non-profit professional trying new technologies with great results? A former campaign staffer still blazing new trails in online politics?

Google and Personal Democracy Forum are teaming up to offer registration fellowships that cover the full forum registration costs and a meal with Googlers for twenty well-qualified, creative political entrepreneurs to attend this year's conference on June 3-4 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.

To apply, take a few minutes to fill out this form. The deadline for applications is 12 noon EST on April 16th, 2010. Winners will be notified by April 30.

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