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KAS Media Africa Management Short Course Scholarship 2021 for African Journalists

Apply now for a scholarship place in a Wits Media Management short course!

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Application Deadline: 15th March 2021

About the Award: KAS Media Africa and Wits Journalism invite African journalists and editors with management ambitions to apply for a Media Management short course accredited by the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Type: Short Course


  • Senior journalists working in newsrooms across sub-Saharan Africa who are interested in taking on management responsibilities.
  • They should have
  • 3-5 years of newsroom experience; and/or
  • A first degree in any field; and
  • Evidence of ability to manage the course, including writing skills; and

Selection Process: The selection process will seek to balance the class in terms of race, gender and country of origin.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be Taken at (Country): Online

Value of Award: An allowance to cover data costs could be provided to ensure participants are able to participate virtually in all sessions.

How to Apply: To apply, complete the Wits short course application form and submit with your CV and a motivation of around 700 words, outlining your current situation, plans and how you hope to benefit from the course.

Send you applications to: [email protected]


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