International center for Journalists is inviting applications under Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling contest from African students, interested candidates can apply Michael Elliott Award 2020 for Excellence before deadline through the link https://www.icfj.org/…………………….
Michael Elliott Award 2020 for Excellence in African Storytelling is a contest that provides opportunity to passionate storyteller with a gift for unraveling complex issues for the readers, Mike is one of the highly renowned journalists who have held top grade editorial position in various news agencies like The Economist, Newsweek and Time, this prestigious award will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting,the main idea hidden under to establish an award that would bring together his belief in great journalism with his commitment to progress in Africa.
About the award
|Name of the Scholarship||Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling|
|Number of Scholarships||one (1)|
|Education Qualification||passion to demonstrate story|
|Nationality||storytellers of Africa|
|Name of Origination||The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family|
Type of award
Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling is a contest to award passionate story tellers of Africa,The winner will also spend time in U.S. newsrooms to learn new skills and receive mentorship from ICFJ, helping to catalyze additional reporting that engages and empowers Africans, number of awards are one.
Value of Contest
The African candidate who have been selected for award will receive a $5,000 cash prize to pursue an in-depth reporting project.
Eligibility criteria for Michael Elliott Award 2020 for Excellence
The applicant should clearly go through the eligibility criteria before applying for the contest where, the contest is open to upcoming, English-speaking journalists working for print, broadcast and online news media based in Africa,Applicants must submit a published story or series that reflects top-notch storytelling about important issues, along with that the submissions can include featured stories in-depth, investigative or explanatory pieces, or multimedia reports or documentaries, Published stories or broadcasts must be submitted in English, whereas works in other languages must include English translations.
Upcoming highly talented storytellers of Africa who are highly able to demonstrate their skills are eligible to apply for the Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling contest.
Application procedure to apply for Michael Elliott Award 2020 for Excellence
Applicant should initially go through the instructions offered by the ONE official portal where the candidate should submit the published stories or broadcasts, featured stories, investigative pieces, multimedia reports or documentaries in English language only where the above publications made in any other languages should be translated into English, along with these the candidate should submit three references along with their contact number and their address, the mode of application is online, late applications are not considered.
December 31, 2020 is deadline for the contest in the year 2020, that is the deadline for the upcoming year will in the preceding year, interested and eligible candidates can apply for the year 2020, for further information please visit official website at https://www.icfj.org/