The following fully funded global opportunities are available for African journalists, do not hesitate to take advantage of them. And always remember that this list will constantly be updated because it is inexhaustible. 

1. Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism for Journalists in London 2021

The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for the 18th annual Kurt Schork awards in international journalism in 2021. Established in 2002, the awards were created in honour of American freelance journalist Kurt Schork who was killed on assignment for Reuters in Sierra Leone. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline for receipt of submissions is midnight (London time), May 31, 2021. 

2. Chevening BBC World Service Group Professional Placement Programme for Student Journalists in UK 2021

The Chevening Secretariat and BBC World Service Group invite applications for the Chevening/BBC World Service Group Professional Placement Programme for Student Journalists in the UK commencing in September 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications will open at 12:00 BST on March 17 and will close on March 31, 2021, at 17:00 BST. 

3. Pulitzer Center Congo Basin Rainforest Journalism Fund for Journalists in Africa (Win $7,500)

The Pulitzer Center invites applications for the Congo Basin Rainforest Journalism Fund in the USA in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline is on a rolling basis. 

4. One World Media Fellowship for Aspiring Journalists and Filmmakers (win £1,000)

One World Media Fellowship for Aspiring Journalists and Filmmakers opens for applications for those seeking to report on stories from the global south in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The extended deadline is Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

5. Deutsche Welle Akademie Masters Scholarship for Journalists in Germany 2021

Applications are currently being accepted for the Deutsche Welle Akademie Masters Scholarship for Journalists in Germany for the 2021/2022 academic session. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Given the fact that the next intake is expected to start in the fall semester of September 2021, you can apply until March 31st, 2021. 

6. Communications Intern at the 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. IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Worldwide in USA 2020

The International Women’s Media Foundation(IWMF) in the USA is inviting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Worldwide in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Application is accepted on a rolling.  

With these top fully-funded opportunities for journalists to explore, journalists can launch their career on a global scale. Would you be one of them?