Deadline:

August 2nd, 2019.

Location:

South Africa.

(Partially Funded)

Description

Fellowships for African Journalists

The African Investigative Journalism Conference (#AIJC19) is the premier annual gathering of African investigative reporters – a three-day international conference for and about investigative journalism. It involves skills training, networking, collaboration and in-depth accounts of major investigative stories. It is hosted by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

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This year’s conference will feature more than 50 speakers in workshops, panel discussions and networking sessions, as well as skills training in areas such as advanced data analysis and security. Key speakers include award-winning journalists from across the world, and Africa’s best. This is a chance to hear and meet those leading the field and enhance your skills with the latest tools and tips.

In 2019, with the support of sponsors and partners, we have a budget to bring 40 African journalists to Johannesburg for the conference. Places are open to print and broadcast journalists with a proven track record in investigative journalism, who want to develop their investigative skills and learn from other African and international journalists. Fellows will be required to either produce a story or do a presentation in their home country, based on learnings from the conference.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Journalism.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

A three-day international conference.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Open to African investigative journalists
  • Print and broadcast journalists with a proven track record in investigative journalism are welcome to apply
  • Fellows will be required to either produce a story or do a presentation in their home country, based on learnings from the conference.

Opportunity Cost

( Partially Funded)

  • The bursary will cover flights to Johannesburg, airport transfers in Johannesburg, accommodation, transport to and from the conference, meals and conference fees. It does not cover home-country transport, visa costs or a per diem.

How to Apply

First Step: To apply, write a short motivation (maximum 500 words).

Second Step: Send it with your CV and at least one example of your published or broadcast work (preferably a link) to (conference@journalism.co.za).

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This Scholarship Published by:
Hesham Galal / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team