Application has commenced for this Masters in journalism scholarship to study in South Africa by 2022.
This scholarship is provided by Canon Collins Trust in collaboration with the Mail and Guardian. The scholarship seek to support individuals who are committed to social justice for master’s degree.
How much is this scholarship worth?
This Masters in journalism scholarship is provide:
i. a contribution towards your costs for the duration of your study period (R60,000 per academic year);
ii. a 12-month paid internship at the Mail and Guardian;
iii. mentorship by the highly respected Educationalist and Education Writer alumna Dr Sara Black; and
iv. an opportunity to enhance your networks, and strengthen your academic and leadership skills through organised events.
Which programs does this scholarship cover?
The scholarship is awarded for a master’s study in the field of journalism, media, or communication.
Which Nationalities are eligible?
The scholarship is open to citizens and residents of South Africa.
Who can apply?
To become eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:
1. be a citizen of South Africa resident here.
2. have a good Honours degree (minimum second class, upper division) or about to graduate in the year you’re applying for this scholarship.
3. be applying for a 1 year full-time Masters degree in the field of Journalism, Communication or Media Studies at any South African university; or be already studying a 2 year course in this field.
4. be available to undertake a 12-month paid internship as an Education Reporter at the Mail and Guardian in 2023
5. preference will be given to applicants that can demonstrate a commitment to education matters in South Africa through work experience, volunteerism or as an activist.
How to apply for the scholarship
You can complete this application online through this page:
When is the deadline?
Application closes on 22nd September, 2021 by 3:00 pm (GMT).
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