Application Due Date: July 8th 2019

KAS Media Africa is when again requiring appropriately certified African reporters to get a scholarship for a post graduate Journalism degree at the prominent University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. If you are a young African reporter excited to pursue more research study and take your profession to the next level.

Media Africa is using university scholarships for 2 appealing,.
young sub-Saharan African reporters to do full-time Honours or Masters.
Degrees at the University of Witwatersrand’s Journalism Program in.
Johannesburg in 2020.

The scholarship consists of:

  • University costs
  • Return flight to Johannesburg
  • Modest month-to-month stipend
  • Lodging costs for trainee real estate
  • A one-time payment towards research study products
  • Repayment of expenses for research study visa and SAQA evaluation


  • Prospects ought to be under 30 years of ages, working as a reporter in a sub-Saharan African nation and proficient in English.
  • For.
    Honours, prospects should have at least 3 years’ working experience.
    and either a bachelor’s degree or pass an entryway test.
  • For.
    Masters, prospects should have a degree equivalent to the Bachelor’s Degree Honours in.
    Journalism (or associated field) and a minimum of 3 years’ working.
  • Prospects should work carefully with KAS Media Africa.
    throughout their remain in Johannesburg and compose routine narrative reports on.
    their research study development.

Applicants require to send:

  • An inspiration letter
  • A CV
  • 2 samples of released writing/ broadcast clips
  • 2 letters of nomination/reference by a senior reporter, publisher or scholastic


  • Closing date for applications is 8 July 2019.
  • Applications ought to be emailed to [email protected] with “KAS scholarship” in the subject heading.
  • Prospects.
    ought to make themselves readily available in early August for an interview by.
    skype or telephone and want to sit a test examination.
  • The choice on the award ought to be made by the end of August 2019.
  • Effective.
    prospects will be anticipated to finish an online trainee application.
    and provide all the required documents, consisting of a SAQA evaluation.
  • The.
    application for a trainee visa will be the obligation of the.
    prospect, who should start the procedure prior to completion of October 2019.
  • The.
    scholastic year begins in the start of February 2020, and ends with.
    the submission of research study in November or the following February. The.
    effective prospect must prepare to take a trip in late January 2020.

For Additional Information:

See the Authorities Website of the KAS Media Africa Scholarship 2020

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