African Liberty Writing Fellowship program 2022/How to Apply

The African Liberty Writing Fellowship program 2022| The African Liberty Writing Fellowship program 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, Read Through

The program is a year-long program designed to train young Africans interested in the 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 course. The top thirty-five candidates from the five-week training will be admitted as African Liberty Writing Fellows.


They identify and train young promising African freedom advocates in professional journalistic writing and help them kickstart careers in journalism and policy by working with Africa-focused think tanks and partner media outlets. They produce and promote original reporting, interviews, and commentary to raise the level of substantive discussion both among Africans and between Africa and the rest of the world.

Program start date is July 11, 2022, and end date is July 11, 2023. The program, from the 5-week training to the last day of fellowship, is done entirely online.


This is a paid fellowship. Compensation is contingent upon a monthly assessment. Please beware that they do not consider financial compensation until a fellow is inducted.


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.


Applications should be submitted on or before April 30, 2022. Late applications will be disqualified.

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Deadline: April 30, 2022

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