GSMC Climate Change Reporting Fellowship program 2022

Deadline: October 2 2022

Deadline: October 2 2022

Applications for the GSMC Climate Change Reporting Fellowship program 2022 are open. GSMC is inviting journalists to submit proposals for cohort two of the program

The Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) with support from the German Development Bank (KfW) are seeking to promote quality climate change reporting in East Africa through an impact-driven fellowship.

This fellowship titled Excellence in Journalism will see 30 successful applicants undergo an 8-week program which will support them with funding to do and publish quality stories.The program will also provide training to build their capacity, and mentorship from journalism and environmental experts to guide them on the journey.

GSMC Climate Change Reporting Fellowship program 2022 applications will involve identification of a unique, emerging, or prevalent climate change issue which may be under reported along with a detailed execution plan. Successful candidates expected to conduct research and interviews, develop multimedia stories similarly have their stories published in a media outlet within the EAC region.

  • Successful applicants may receive up to $700 in financial support to complete their story.


  • Applications welcome from across the East Africa Community member states including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, as well as Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi.
  • Stories should demonstrate clear understanding of the climate change issue being reported, have depth, be original and authentic, further more meet journalistic standards and provide pointers to possible solutions.

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Application Overview

  • Personal contact information
  • Story idea and proposal: Briefly, provide the story you intend to report about explaining how you intend to execute it (maximum 200 words)
  • Additionally,indicate the media outlet where you intend to have it published
  • Commitment from the editor that the story will be published
  • Two references
  • An updated copy of your CV/Resume

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