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YouTube NextUp Contest 2021 for Young Africans

The YouTube NextUp Contest 2021 are now open for Young Africans

When is the Application Deadline:

8th October 2021

Tell Me About YouTube NextUp Contest:

Learn to create better videos, get more subscribers and take your channel to the next level with the YouTube NextUp contest. Winners get access to a virtual Creator Camp and other awesome prizes.

What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who is Eligible?

Entering is super easy. If you think you’re eligible, all you need to do is answer a few short questions to let us know what your channel’s all about. That’s it! Not sure if you qualify? Our checklist will let you know if you do.

  1. How many subscribers do you have?
  2. Are you a YouTube partner with monetization enabled on your channel?
  3. Is your account in good standing?
  4. Have you uploaded at least 3 newly-created videos to your channel in the last 90 days?

Then You’re eligible!

Which Countries are Eligible?

South Africa, Nigeria

Where will Award be Taken?


How Many Scholarships will be Given?


What is the Benefit of YouTube NextUp Contest?

Win prizes that’ll give you the boost you’ve always wanted.

Virtual creator camp

The Creator Camp is a crash course where you’ll learn about video production with creators. You’ll get to know the ins-and-outs of building a rockstar channel, learn how to use high-quality equipment, and more. Plus you can network with other creators the whole time.

Equipment voucher

Once you’ve finished learning, it’s time to start creating! Graduates of Creator Camp leave with a voucher for new production equipment worth $1,000 (or local equivalent) at a YouTube selected retailer.

1:1 channel advice

YouTube NextUp winners also get access to benefits normally available only to Silver & Up creators! That includes one-on one-advice from a dedicated channel coach, invites to exclusive events and parties, and the chance to work with YouTube Partners and NextUp grads.

How to Apply for YouTube NextUp Contest:


Visit YouTube NextUp Contest Webpage for Details

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