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2018 Kas Media Scholarships At University Of Witwatersrand in South Africa

The University Of Witwatersrand, South Africa is offering the Kas Media African Scholarship Program to Interested applicants who are willing and ready to undergo a Bachelors or Postgraduate degree program at the Institution.

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

Course Level: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

Eligible Countries: Africa

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.

Method of Application: Interested 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

Applications should be emailed to researchertwo.johannesburg@kas.de with “Kas Scholarship” in the subject heading

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Scholarship Application Deadline: 13th July 2018