African Liberty 2023 Writing Fellowship Program for Young Writers

Join the African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program 2022: Enhance Your Writing Skills and Build Your Career.

  • The African Liberty Writing Fellowship is a year-long program designed for young Africans who are interested in pursuing careers in academia, media, or public policy.
  • The program includes a five-week online course that provides participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful writers.
  • Following the online course, participants will enter into a writing fellowship that comes with numerous benefits, including expert instruction, publication opportunities, and stipends.
  • The program is currently accepting applications and will remain open until 30th April 2023.

African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program

The African Liberty Writing Fellowship program offers a unique opportunity for young Africans interested in pursuing careers in academia, media, public policy, or any field requiring critical and analytical writing skills. This year-long program begins with a mandatory five-week online course for accepted applicants, focusing on opinion article writing. The top candidates from this training will be admitted as African Liberty Writing Fellows.

The five-week training will run from 23rd May to 20th June 2023, followed by the writing fellowship from 11th July 2023 to 11th July 2024. Past fellows have been featured in leading African and non-African media outlets, as showcased on the program’s Media Hits page.


Benefits of the African Liberty Writing Fellowship include access to expert instructors, a 12-month writing fellowship, publication opportunities in top African newspapers, a monthly stipend for top contributors, and potential TV and radio features.


Eligibility criteria require applicants to be enrolled in or have graduated from an African institution of higher learning or be an African pursuing higher education outside the continent.

Apply Now

Interested candidates can apply for the African Liberty Writing Fellowship by visiting the application page and completing the form. The deadline for submissions is 30th April 2023, and late applications will not be considered.

Apply Here

Ace Your Exams: Join Our Online Classes For JAMB, WAEC, NECO & NABTEB Candidates

Olusegun Fapohunda
Meet The Author
This guide is authored by Olusegun Fapohunda, the founder and editor of MySchoolGist. Boasting over a decade of expertise in the education sector, Olusegun provides up-to-date information on educational topics, career opportunities, and breaking news stories.
You can connect with him on Twitter.