African Investigative Journalism Conference Fellowships 2022 for African Journalism Students (Fully-funded to AIJC in Johannesburg, South Africa)

African Investigative Journalism Conference Fellowships 2022 for African Journalism Students (Fully-funded to AIJC in Johannesburg, South Africa)

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and Wits Journalism are offering fellowships for established and young promising journalists with a demonstrated interest in investigative or data journalism.

Application Deadline

18th August 2022

Eligible Countries

Countries in Africa

To be taken at (country)

Johannesburg, South Africa

About the Award

The African Investigative Journalism Conference (#AIJC22) is the premier annual gathering of African investigative journalists – a three-day international conference for and about investigative journalism. It involves skills training, networking, promoting, collaboration and in-depth accounts of major investigative stories. It is hosted by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

The African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) offers a limited number of fellowships for participation in this three-day celebration of the continent’s investigative reporting. This year the conference will return to a face-to-face event in Johannesburg, Oct 31 – Nov 2 and will offer inspiring talks, engagement, networking and cutting-edge training in a range of skills.

The conference will be in English and French. More information at www.aijc.africa

Type

Fellowship, Conferences

Eligibility

Fellowships are open to journalists with a proven track record in investigative journalism who want to develop their skills and network with their colleagues.

Number of Awardees

10

Value of Fellowship 

  • The Fellowship will cover flights to Johannesburg, airport transfers, accommodation in single rooms, transport to and from the conference, meals and conference fees. It does not cover home-country transport, visa costs, personal in-country transport and hotel incidentals.
  • Fellows will be asked to produce at least one piece of content arising out of the conference.
  • You will require a passport valid for a minimum of six months after the conference, and be available to travel from Sunday, Oct 30, to Wed / Thurs Nov 2 / 3 (depending on flight availability).

How to Apply

To apply, please fill in this form: https://bit.ly/3nvedGp. Also, send your CV to conference@journalism.co.za  by July 31, 2022. Special consideration will be given to those who submit a short video on what the conference means to them. All applications will be acknowledged on receipt and a final decision on places will be made by Monday, August 18, 2022.

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African Investigative Journalism Conference Fellowships 2022 for African Journalism Students (Fully-funded to AIJC in Johannesburg, South Africa)
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