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Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) Grants 2022 for Nigerian Journalists When is Application Deadline? 24th June 2022 Tell Me About Award: The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), under its Collaborative Media Engagement for Development, Inclusivity, and Accountability (CMEDIA) project, invites investigative story pitches with a focus on subnational issues from journalists […]

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Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) Grants 2022 for Nigerian Journalists

When is Application Deadline?

24th June 2022

Tell Me About Award:

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), under its Collaborative Media Engagement for Development, Inclusivity, and Accountability (CMEDIA) project, invites investigative story pitches with a focus on subnational issues from journalists from all genres across Nigeria.

What Type of Scholarship is this?

Grants

Who can apply?

Journalists applying for this grant will be expected to investigate, produce and publish human interest stories issues at the subnational (state and local) levels of government, including but not limited to; health, rural dwellers, education, road infrastructure, girls and women, water, housing, insecurity, persons with disability, electricity and agriculture or a mix of the issues.

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Journalists from reputable local media organisations focused on specific states and local governments are encouraged to apply.

Which Countries are Eligible?

Nigeria

How Many Scholarships will be Given?

WSCIJ will choose a maximum of three best story pitches per category.

What is the Benefit of Scholarship?

The collaborative media project is designed as a multi-level intervention for media independence and government accountability. The project seeks to strengthen the media’s independence and presence, especially at state and local government levels in a bid to improve public awareness and the ecosystem for accountability there. It is initiated by the WSCIJ, and funded by the MacArthur Foundation.

How to Apply for Scholarship?

Apply here

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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