2023 Minority Africa Fellowship for African Storytellers and Journalists
The 2023 Minority Africa Fellowship is here again for all Journalists to be a part of and partake massively in the fellowship where they can gain and obtain great knowledge. The Minority Africa Fellowship, a project by Minority Africa, a digital publication using data-driven multimedia journalism to tell African minority stories, targets journalists and storytellers from minority groups across Africa, supplying them with the platform, skills, and mentorship to report stories from and concerning their communities. 2023 Minority Africa Fellowship for African Storytellers and Journalists
Through an intensive six-month paid program, fellows will enhance their existing reporting abilities both from a skill and thematic perspective but would also be trained on the intersecting areas and groups of emphasis for the fellowship. Which also means that fellows are taught and leave the fellowship gaining the knowledge on how to cover groups outside of the immediate communities they belong to.
Eligibility for the 2023 Minority Africa Fellowship:
- Fellows have to be at least 18 years of age
- They have to be from and living in an African country and belong to at least one of the minority groups highlighted in the focus areas above.
- They can be writers, photographers, filmmakers, journalists, or a combination of all and have relevant and provable work experience in their chosen areas.
Eligible Countries: African countries
Number of Awards: Not Mentioned
Duration of Award: 6 months
Value of Award:
Fellows will be given a monthly allowance, obtain an internet stipend, and intra-country travel related to the coverage of stories will be covered by Minority Africa.
During the fellowship, fellows will be familiarized with editorial guidelines of Minority Africa and will work and report on stories for the publication. They are paired with external mentors, work with editors in the newsroom, and are needed to provide at least two stories every month.
By the end of the program, each fellow would have published 12 stories on Minority Africa. These stories will be a combination of reported multimedia features as well as opinions and analysis.
The program is absolutely virtual and the first cohort runs from May to October 2023.
Application Deadline:30th January 2023.