African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program 2022 for Young Writers

African Liberty is now accepting applications from aspiring and current writers in Africa for its 2021 Writing Fellowship Program. The deadline for the submission of applications for the  African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program is April 30, 2022.

African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program



African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program 2021 is calling for applications. The program is designed to identify promising freedom-minded African writers and provide them with the skills required to be successful in op-ed writing.

Accepted applicants will complete a 5-week mandatory online course after which all candidates will be evaluated. The top thirty-five candidates from the five-week training will be admitted as African Liberty Writing Fellows. 

African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program Benefits

  • Monthly stipends for articles published, Publication in major media outlets, Access to top-level instructors, TV and Radio training for media appearances, Work with think tanks in the USA

Who can Apply for African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program

  • 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.
  • Applicants must be committed to the entire duration of the program.

How to Apply for African Liberty Writing Fellowship Program

There are no application costs attached to this fellowship. Interested writers are encouraged to complete the application below.

Apply Here Official Link

Applications should be submitted on or before April 30, 2022.

About African Liberty

African Liberty was founded in 2007 as a project of the Cato Institute and IMANI Africa, thereafter the Atlas Network. It 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.

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.

They carry out these responsibilities through a network of young writers, researchers, and commentators covering topics related to human rights, free expression, economic development, technology, criminal justice, entrepreneurship, and much more.

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