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. 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.
African Liberty was founded in 2007 as a project of the Cato Institute and IMANI Africa, thereafter the Atlas Network. It is a platform for advancing individual freedom, peace, and prosperity in Africa by promoting civil discussion and debate about social, legal, economic, and world issues affecting Africans.
- This program is designed to identify promising freedom-minded African writers and provide them with the skills required to be successful in op-ed writing.
- Training by international editors
- Chance to work with famous think-tanks in the U.S.A
- Monthly Stipends for published articles
- To connect Africans with the ideas that create prosperity through media advocacy, research, discussions, and debates.
- They hope to educate a new generation of African thought leaders and analysts in adopting a viewpoint that addresses the rights and dignity of every individual regardless of ethnicity, race, gender identity or Africanness.
- And to build a network of young Africans trained to cultivate the skillsets and passion necessary to usher Africa’s prosperity through the media.
- The fellowship is open to all current and aspiring writers of Africa
- Candidates are required to complete the application form
- Top 50 applicants will have to complete a 5-week mandatory online course
Eligible Regions: African Countries
Apply online through the Apply Now link.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020Application ClosedOfficial link