March 2017 - The Charles Benton Junior Scholar Award, recognizing scholarship in digital inclusion and broadband adoption, will be awarded at the 2017 Research Conference on
Communications, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC). TPRC “promotes interdisciplinary thinking on current and emerging issues in communications…by discussing new research relevant to policy questions in the U.S. and around the world.” Charles Benton was a “businessman and philanthropist who believed in utilizing communication tools to improve the lives of all.” The winner will receive a $1,500 cash prize, have the opportunity to work with Benton Foundation’s Executive Editor, Kevin Taglang, on a blog article about the winning submission, and receive acknowledgement during the TPRC Conference luncheon.
Call for Applications - Charles Benton Junior Scholar Award
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