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Top 32 Global Opportunities for Africans to Explore Arts & Humanities 2020

Students who are looking to expand their knowledge in the Arts can now do so with ease. This is thanks to the top global opportunities for African students in Arts and Humanities. However, remember that this list is subject to updates because it is in-exhaustible. 

1. Goethe Institute Travel Grants for Artists from Abroad to Perform in Germany 2021

Goethe Institute Music Division in Germany is offering Travel Grants for Artists from Abroad to Perform in Germany in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications for funding for music projects in Germany must be submitted at least six months before the planned start of the project.

2. GI-TOC Resilience Fellowship in Journalism and Media Advocacy in 2021(Win $15,000)

The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) invites applications for the second edition of the Resilience Fellowship in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 4, 2021.

3. SIGMA Awards for Data Journalism Worldwide 2021(Win US$5,000 cash prize)

The 2021 Sigma Awards for Data journalism is open for entries from suitably qualified candidates who will have a share of the cash prize. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: February 1st, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET, to qualify. 

4. Fully Funded Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling 2021

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), ONE, and the Elliott family are offering The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling, to honour an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who strives to strengthen people’s voices and improve their well-being in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Sunday, January 17, 2021, at 11:59 EST. Click here for more details and to apply

5. Seedstars Energy Mobility and Agriculture Innovation Programme 2021

Seedstars and Shell Foundation invites applications for sustainable, scalable and innovative solutions working towards access to energy, sustainable agriculture* and mobility in 2021. This is one of the top global opportunities for African students in Arts and Humanities. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: December 20, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply

6. Communications Intern at International Center for Journalists 2021

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) invites a committed and talented intern to join their communications team and work with them to tell ICFJ’s story in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Click here for more details and to apply.

7. GRID-Arendal grants for Investigative Journalism on Environmental Crime 2021

GRID-Arendal is offering grants for investigative journalism projects focused on environmental crime in developing countries in 2021. This is one of the top global opportunities for African students in Arts and Humanities. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 22, 2021. 

8. Imagine Cup Microsoft Learn Challenge for Students Worldwide 2021

Microsoft is accepting applications for the 2021 Imagine Cup Global Competition open to Computer science students and teams worldwide. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The Call for Entries for the 2021 Hillman Prizes is now open. The deadline is January 29, 2021. 

9. African Development Bank Fashionomics Africa Contest 2021

The African Development Bank, in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme, Parsons School of Design and Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Make Fashion Circular initiative offer the Fashionomics Africa contest in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: December 31, 2020 at 23:59 GMT. Click here for more details and to apply

10. Senior Fellowships in Arts at Paul Mellon Centre in UK 2021(Win £40,000)

Paul Mellon Centre in the UK offers Senior Fellowships to academics, established scholars or senior museum professionals in the field of British art and architectural history either to complete a manuscript or book for publication or to undertake a sustained period of research towards a major project in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 31.

11. COMESA Media Award to Recognize and Reward Journalists in Zambia 2021

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in Zambia is inviting applications for the Media Award to Recognize and Reward Journalists in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 31, 2021. 

20. O’Brien Fellowship for Journalism at Marquette University in USA 2021

Marquette University in the USA offers the O’Brien Fellowship for journalists spend nine months reporting stories with the power to compel change in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Jan. 23, 2021.

13. Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Contest 2021

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography (HIPA) offers the 10th edition of its competition, focusing on the theme of “humanity” in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Submissions will be accepted from 00:01 on 1st November 2020 until 24:00 on January 31, 2021, UAE local time, (i.e. GMT +4). No Submissions made after the deadline will be accepted. 

14. Atlantic Fellows Programme for Change Makers from the USA and South Africa 2021

The Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity invites applications for Fellowships for young Changemakers from the USA and South Africa in 2021. This is one of the top global opportunities for African students in Arts and Humanities. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 20th, 2021, 11:59 pm SAST/4:59 pm EST.

15. Chengdu 2021 FISU-AIPS Young Reporters Programme

The International University Sports Federation invites applications for the sixth edition of the Young Reporters Programme, that will be delivered at the Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games from 18-29 August next year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications for the 2021 FISU-AIPS Young Reporters Programme will close on January 31, 2021, at 23:59 Central European Time.

16. FIG Grants and Fellowships for Investigative Projects in USA 2021

Fund for Investigative Journalism(FIJ) in the USA is inviting applications for the Grants and Fellowships for Investigative Projects in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021. 

17. AADS Dissertation Fellowship at Boston College in USA 2020

Boston College and Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences in the USA is inviting applications for the African & African Diaspora Studies Programme (AADS) Dissertation Fellowship in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: January 6, 2021, at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).

18. NPR Kroc Fellowship to Develop Your Journalistic Voice in USA 2021

The NPR Kroc Fellowship opens for applications for journalists for the 2020 fellowship cycle. This is a yearlong program designed to identify and develop the next generation of extraordinary public media journalists. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Oct. 15 and Dec. 31 each year.

19. Andrew Berends Film Fellowship for Emerging Filmmakers 2021(Win $5,000)

The Independent Filmmaker Project is accepting applications for the Andrew Berends Film Fellowship to support emerging filmmakers in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Spring: January 5, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

20. Columbia Journalism School Spencer Education Fellowship in USA 2021

Columbia University offers the Spencer Education Fellowship for journalists and educators in-and outside of the U.S. to spend an academic year at Columbia University researching and producing journalism about a significant topic in education in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline is the end of January for the following academic year, which typically runs from the end of August to mid‐June. Click here for more details and to apply.

21. Kiev International Short Film Festival for Filmmakers Worldwide 2021

The Kiev International Short Film Festival is accepting short films (up to 30 minutes) that were finished after January 2017. Any entries not in English must include English subtitles. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021.

22. Rainforest Journalism Fund for Southeast Asia and the Congo Basin Reports 2020

The Pulitzer Center invites applications for proposals for Rainforest Journalism Fund grants. Journalists reporting on environmental and climate issues relating to tropical rainforests in Southeast Asia and the Congo Basin are now encouraged to apply. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Within a week of your submission, you should receive a confirmation of receipt.

23. Hayek Fund Scholarship for PhD Students at George Mason University in USA 2020

The Institute of Humane Studies at George Mason University in the USA is offering the Hayek Fund for Scholars to PhD students for the 2020/2021 academic year. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications are currently ongoing. 

24. Filmmakers Without Borders Grants for Filmmakers Worldwide 2021

FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS (FWB) is offering support to independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives in 2021.  Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Spring: January 1stSummer: June 1stFall: August 1st. Click here for more details and to apply.

25. Public Policy Debate Scholarships at Central European University in Hungary 2021

Central European University’s (CEU) School of Public Policy offers Scholarships to applicants who are dedicated to debate to enrol in its unique, Master of Public Administration (MPA) programme in 2021. This is one of the top global opportunities for African students in Arts and Humanities. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: February 1, 2021.

26. Sidney Hillman Foundation Prize for Investigative Journalism in USA 2021 (Win $5,000)

Sidney Hillman Foundation in the USA invites applications and nominations for the Hillman Prize in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The Call for Entries for the 2021 Hillman Prizes is now open. The deadline is January 30, 2021. 

27. Africa No Filter Emerging Scholars Programme to Explore African Narratives 2020

Africa No Filter offers the Emerging Scholars programme is looking for scholars to explore African narratives across a range of storytelling mediums across Africa, with comparative studies looking at Africa in France, UK, China, India, and United Arab Emirates in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications must be submitted by Friday, November 13, 2020. The Fellowship will be granted in December 2020, to be completed by 31 July 2021.

28. Fully-Funded FASPE Journalism for Early Career Journalists in Germany 2021

Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics(FASPE) in Germany invites applications for the Journalism programme in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: 

29. Pulitzer Center International Reporting Grants for Journalists in USA 2020

Pulitzer Center in the USA is inviting applications for the International Reporting Grants for freelance and staff journalists as well as assignment editors in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications are ongoing.

30. IHS Discussion Colloquia for Graduate Students at Institute for Humane Studies in USA 2020

The Institute for Humane Studies(IHS) in the USA invites applications for the IHS Discussion Colloquia for graduate students in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. 

31. Pulitzer Centre Data Journalism Grant in 2020 (Win Grants Up to $10,000)

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a grant-giving non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism offers the Data Journalism Grant in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: This grant opportunity is now open, and applications will be reviewed on a first-come, rolling basis.

32. AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021( Win Cash Prize of £10,000)

The Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 is currently open for applications. The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline to enter the 2021 Prize is January 31, 2021.

With the top global opportunities for African students to explore in Arts and Humanities, international students can make your study abroad dreams come true. 

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