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.



  • 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. 


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.

Eligible Regions: African countries

Application Process

Apply online through the Apply Now link.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024 (12 Days Remaining)

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