Applications are now open for the African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program. The African Liberty Writing Fellowship program is a year-long program designed to train young Africans with career interests in academia, media, public policy, or any other critical-and-analytical-writing-related career in opinion article writing.

Accepted applicants will complete a five-week mandatory online training. The top candidates from the five-week training will be admitted as African Liberty writing fellows. The five-week training starts on May 21, 2024 and ends on June 18, 2024. The writing fellowship starts on July 8, 2024 and ends on July 8, 2025.  


  • An applicant has to be enrolled in, or must have graduated from, an African institution of higher learning. Or, be an African pursuing higher education outside the continent.


  • Access to expert instructors.
  • 12-month writing fellowship.
  • Get published in Africa’s top newspapers.
  • Monthly stipend for top contributors.
  • Opportunity for TV and radio features. 

Method of Application

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Application Deadline: April 30, 2024.