Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF)

Applications are welcome for Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) for mid-senior level African professionals.

The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) is aimed at mid-senior level African professionals with demonstrable leadership skills in their fields, which may include public servants working in areas of media policy and regulatory frameworks, or media professionals such as journalists.  Selected fellows will be from the following Sub-Sahara African countries: Ethiopia, Burundi, Cameroon, Gambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.

This program will bring together 12 leading media and information practitioners and regulators from 11 countries. The course is designed to promote a lively exchange of ideas and experience, and constructive learning between participants and course leaders. It includes both seminars and speaker talks, off-site visits, and fieldwork.

Fellows will participate in six intensive weeks of lectures, visits, and discussions that introduce them to key UK academics, media, and political figures in the field, followed by two weeks of fieldwork research and professional practice. This will culminate in an interactive day of news events focused on Africa and the UK.

Duration: 06 weeks

Benefits

Each fellowship includes:

  • Full program fees
  • Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship
  • Return economy airfare from your country of residence to the UK

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF), applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of Ethiopia, Burundi, Gambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.
  • Return to your country of citizenship at the end of the period of the fellowship
  • Have a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application
  • Have at least seven years’ work experience prior to applying
  • Be a mid-senior level African professional with demonstrable leadership skills in fields which may include public servants working in areas of media policy and regulatory frameworks, or media professionals such as journalists
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Not hold British or dual-British citizenship
  • Agree to adhere to all relevant guidelines and expectations of the fellowship
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Application

Interested applicants for Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship should click the link below.

To apply, click here.

Deadline: November 01, 2022.

For more information, visit the official site.

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