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2020 Liberty Writing Fellowship Program for Africans

The African Liberty Writing Fellowship program is designed to identify promising freedom-minded African writers and provide them with the skills required to be successful in op-ed writing.

Do you strongly agree with the ideas of limited government, free markets, individual liberty, the rule of law? Apply for the African Liberty Writing Fellowship, a 12-month fellowship with monthly compensation for the top performers. It is an opportunity to learn op-ed writing in 5 weeks, 100% online and free, get published in major media outlets and gain access to top level instructors.

Accepted applicants will complete a 5-week mandatory online course after which all candidates will be evaluated. The top twenty candidates will be recommended for admission as writing fellows.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Top 50 applicants will be admitted into the program for an intensive online 5 weeks training.
  • The top 20 candidates will complete a year long fellowship with African Liberty.
  • The fellowship is open to all aspiring and current writers in Africa.
  • Candidates are required to complete the application form.

African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program Benefits.

Successful candidates will receive:

  • Bylines in local and international media
  • Monthly stipends for articles published
  • Training by international editors
  • Opportunity to work with think-tanks in the USA

Method of Application

There are no application costs attached to this fellowship. Interested writers are encouraged to complete an application below.


Applications should be submitted on or before April 30, 2020.