[Fsf-friends] [bytesforall_readers] Digital Vision Fellowship Announcement (fwd)

FN fred@bytesforall.org
Sat, 15 Feb 2003 09:08:46 +0530 (IST)

Someone from the Free Software world could also possibly try for this. FN

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The Digital Vision Fellowship Program at Stanford University is 
accepting applications for the 2003-04 academic year (September-
June).  The deadline is March 14, 2003. Twelve Fellowships will be 
awarded on May 15, 2003.
The Program

Digital Vision Fellows design and build ICT-based solutions for the 
developing world.  DV Fellows draw on the resources of Stanford 
University and Silicon Valley to create a sustainable technology 
project that serves a humanitarian purpose in the developing world.  
During their time on the Stanford campus DV Fellows research the 
needs and requirements of their project, identify the best technology 
implementation choices, create proof-of-concept prototypes, and 
develop sustainable business models.  DV Fellows have  "Visiting 
Scholar" privileges at Stanford, including the ability to audit 
academic courses.  Fellows also participate in a structured Digital 
Vision Program with weekly seminars and workshops.  DV Fellows 
collaborate with Stanford faculty, students, and with each other.  
Additionally, the program facilitates connections between DV Fellows 
and Silicon Valley leaders from corporations, venture finance and 

Who Should Apply? 

Digital Vision Fellows are social entrepreneurs.  Successful 
candidates are be outstanding technologists who wish to apply their 
skills to a humanitarian project, or program managers who are engaged 
in ICT projects in the developing world.  For additional information 
please click on the "Become a Fellow" link on our Website at 
http://reuters.stanford.edu/, or write reuters-
applicationquestions2003@csli.stanford.edu. Thank you for considering 
this program for yourself, or for recommending it to someone who may 
be interested in applying. 
Stuart Gannes 
Executive Director 
Digital Vision Fellowship 
Stanford University

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