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Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Scholarships for journalists available [Sub-Saharan Africa]

Journalists fluent in English under age 30 can apply for this program in Johannesburg.

KAS Media Africa is offering two scholarships to do a full-time honors or master's degree (MA or BA Hons in Journalism and Media Studies) at the University of Witwatersrand's Journalism Program in Johannesburg.

Candidates will work closely with KAS Media Africa during their stay in Johannesburg and write a bimonthly narrative report on their study progress.

The scholarship includes one return flight to Johannesburg, a monthly stipend of ZAR7,000 (US$698), coverage of study fees and health insurance costs, and a one-time payment of ZAR2,500 (US$249) for study material.

For the honors program, candidates must have at least three years’ working experience. Candidates must also either have an undergraduate degree or pass an entrance test.

For the master's program, candidates must have a degree equivalent to the BA Hons in journalism and at least three years’ working experience.

Applicants must submit electronically to journinfoATwits.ac.za a motivation letter, a CV, writing samples, at least two letters of nomination/reference by a senior journalist, publisher or academic, and a completed Wits application form.

Candidates will have to make themselves available for a (Skype) interview.

The deadline is Oct. 31.

For more information, click here.

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