Apply for KAS Media Africa Scholarship 2019!

Deadline: 13 July 2018

Applications are open for KAS Media Africa Scholarship 2019 which is offering a university scholarship to a promising, young sub-Saharan African journalist to do a full-time Honours or Masters Degree at the University of Witwatersrand’s Journalism Programme in Johannesburg in 2019.

The scholarship includes the university fees, return flight to Johannesburg, accommodation costs for student housing and a monthly stipend.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should be under 30 years old, working as a journalist in a sub-Saharan African country and fluent in English.
  • For Honours, candidates must have at least three years’ working experience and either an undergraduate degree or pass an entrance test.
  • For Masters, candidates must have a degree equivalent to the BA Honours in Journalism (or related field) and at least three years’ working experience.
  • Candidates must work closely with KAS Media Africa during their stay in Johannesburg and write a bi-monthly narrative report on their study progress.

How to Apply

  • Applicants need to submit:
    • A one page motivation letter
    • A CV
    • Two examples of published work (article / broadcast piece)
    • Two letters of nomination/reference from a senior journalist, publisher or academic

Applicants can submit their application via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit KAS Media Africa Scholarship.

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