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Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists – IWMF 2022

Transparency and a diversity of viewpoints depend on promoting the work and expanding the role of women in the news industry globally. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, a groundbreaking financial initiative, enables the International Women’s Media Foundation to significantly increase its support for female journalists. The Howard G. Buffett Foundation donated $4 million to establish the Fund, which will fund programs for media development, investigative reporting, and educational opportunities. ( Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists – IWMF 2022)

Deadline: Ongoing

Applications are continuously accepted by the Fund for Women Journalists. The processing of applications could take up to six weeks. Please take note that responses to applications received after June 30, 2022, will arrive in September of that year.

The Fund’s goal is to encourage female journalists by giving grantees assistance with:

Bring to light important yet little-known global concerns
Engage in bold initiatives that contradict conventional media narratives
Create expertise in your field and advance your career
Look for leadership and training opportunities.
Start entrepreneurial news projects or get the necessary skills

Eligibility

Women and nonbinary journalists of any nationality are eligible to apply for grants from the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists.
The applicant must work primarily in journalism.
Candidates must have at least one year of experience in professional journalism and a history of publication in non-student publications.
We accept applications from teams of journalists, however the team must include at least 50% women, and the application must be directed and completed by a woman or nonbinary journalist.

Applications can only be submitted in English (preferred) or Spanish due to staff capacity, however reporting can be published in any language.

The IWMF observes that there is no universal definition of gender. All female, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming journalists are welcome here.

We are unable to provide applicants with individualized feedback or answer questions over the phone due to the large number of applications we receive. Before starting your application, please read the material on our website.

Please send an email to Claudia Gonzalez, the program manager, at cgonzalez@iwmf.org if you have any additional questions.

Click Here to apply for Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists – IWMF 2022

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2022 IMF Youth Fellowship Program

Deadline: August 20, 2022

Apply now for the 2022 IMF Youth Fellowship Program!

The 2022 IMF Youth Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for young participants to become part of the global efforts to build forward better and join the IMF at the forefront of the response to the global economic challenges.

During the fellowship, Participants will have virtual access to the IMF Annual Meetings and participate in virtual training led by IMF experts and development professionals to boost their knowledge and communications skills and share their views on the current economic environment, focusing on addressing inclusive growth, food insecurity, inflation, and climate change while building a better future for youth.

Benefits
  • Unique and rewarding opportunity for young professionals to meet scholars, activists, leaders and experts while creating lasting connections with other youth fellows from around the world
  • Participation in workshops and discussions with senior IMF staff on current global economic issues including inclusive growth, food insecurity, and climate change
  • Virtual access to the Annual Meetings seminars and events
  • Becoming part of the IMF Youth Network to connect with previous IMF Youth Fellows and stay informed of future opportunities, events and publications

Eligibility

  • Ages between 20-35
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:
  • Social activism and/or engaging with a civil society organization
  • Entrepreneurship and/or participating in a start-up
  • Content creation and/or contributing to independent platforms
  • Knowledge and expertise in international studies, basic economics and development issues particularly on inclusive economic growth, food security, inflation, and climate change
  • Students or graduates in the field of international relations, development, communications, journalism, economics, or related fields
  • Basic knowledge of English (for the training program and Annual Meetings coverage)
Timeline

Phase I: Fellowship program will open to all via application form on the contest website.

  • August 20 (11:59 PM ET) – Deadline for applications
  • August 22 – Committee’s selection process begins
  • Week of September 12 – Shortlisted participants announcement

Phase II: Selected participants will join a capacity building program during the Annual Meetings. 

  • October 10 & 11 – Workshops on current global economic issues focusing on inclusive growth, food insecurity and climate change and sessions on communications skills
  • Attending the Annual Meetings seminars and events is encouraged to gain broader understanding and knowledge of current economic issues facing the world
  • October 13 – Group presentations on selected topics

Visit 2022 IMF Youth Fellowship Program official webpage for more details.

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GiddyUp Incubation Program 2022

Deadline: 19th August 2022

Apply now for the GiddyUp Incubation Program 2022 a 6-week hybrid program designed to support creatives & creators to solve prevailing problems in building sustainable and scalable businesses.

The Incubation Program seeks to identify, train and support creatives whose activities power the digital economy, and especially address gaps in areas of business skills and structures for growth and scalability.

Benefits

Successful Applicants Will Have Access To

  • Successful applicants will be equipped with relevant business skills and supported to build and implement important structures for stability and growth.
Business Structure Setup
  • Get access to business incorporation, business bank account, 3 months of virtual office support post-incubation, and more.
One-On-One Business Advisory
  • Consultation with business experts on product-market fit, branding and marketing, revenue modeling & funding, intellectual property, and more.
Community & More Opportunities
  • Get access to a network of prospective partners, co-founders, and creative minds like you.

Eligibility

To be a part of the program, the following criteria have to be met

  • Must be willing to build a business.
  • Must be a creative powering the digital economy.
  • Must be available once a week through the incubation program.
  • Can demonstrate expertise in area of work.
  • Between the ages of 20 and 35.

Click here to apply

Visit GiddyUp Incubation Program 2022 official webpage for further information.

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World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) Emerging Producers Bursary Program 2022

Deadline: September 9, 2022

Apply now for the Emerging Producers Bursary Program. A program which offers up-and-coming producers and content creators working in science, history, wildlife and non-fiction media a range of support including accreditation and networking opportunities for Congress ’22, presented by the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP).

Emerging Producers Bursary Program goal is to welcome and support diverse emerging talent and encourage a new generation of Congress members. Producers and content creators working in all science and non-fiction media are encouraged to apply including those working in digital media, social media and gaming.

Benefits
  • The Emerging Producers Bursary recipients will be offered legacy discounts on accreditation for the 2023 and 2024 WCSFP, further allowing new members to return annually to Congress.
  • Qualified applicants will be selected to receive one of the following tiers of support for Congress ’22 taking place in Glasgow, UK, from November 28 to December 1.
Full Bursary (Tier 1)
  • Full registration for Congress ’22
  • Travel and four nights accommodation
  • Mentorship from a Congress veteran
  • Guaranteed one-on-one meetings with decision makers
  • Welcome session with leading producers to help facilitate the most effective WCSFP experience
  • Tailored assistance and advice to successfully navigate WCSFP
  • Discounted accreditation to attend Congress 2023 and 2024
  • Priority for the Full Bursary will be given to producers from emerging markets and to digital media producers/content creators.
Partial Bursary (Tier 2)
  • Full registration for Congress ’22
  • Welcome session with leading producers to help facilitate the most effective WCSFP experience
  • Tailored assistance and advice to successfully navigate WCSFP
  • Discounted accreditation to attend Congress 2023 and 2024

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be first time WCSFP attendees
  • For Tier 1 bursaries, two priorities have been identified:
  • Applicants from outside the WCSFP’s traditional attendance base (i.e. outside of Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, UK, USA)

AND/OR

  • Applicants who have not previously attended a major international market event
  • The Emerging Producer Bursary Program welcomes underrepresented voices and encourages applications from across all cultural and geographic backgrounds
  • Applicants must demonstrate experience working in the science, history, wildlife or factual genres in one of the following roles: executive producer, producer, associate producer, assistant producer, or digital, gaming or social media content creator
  • Applicants should be able to demonstrate that their careers are at a stage to benefit from attendance at a large international event
Application

Click here to apply.

Applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision by mid-October 2022.

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MTN/Muson Music Scholars Program 2022/2023 Academic Year

Deadline: 21 August, 2022

Apply now for the MTN/Muson Music Scholars Program 2022/2023 Academic Year.

The diploma course is a full time 2 year course offering advanced training in music with the following majors: Piano, Organ, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Classical Guitar, and Voice.

Students required to take 2 terms of an instrument minor other than their major instrumental family. All voice students must pass grade 2 piano, instrumentalists must pass vocal techniques and all students must belong to the choir.More so Orchestra required for all string majors. All wind and percussion majors must belong to band. Others who may not be majors are welcome to audition for the orchestra band.

Our goal is to produce well-rounded, thoroughly educated musicians who would qualify for direct entry as transfer students into a university to fulfill the remaining requirements for an undergraduate music degree. We strive to produce graduates comparable to those found in a Conservatoire and we have patterned our syllabus on those standards.

Eligibility

Applicants for the MTNF/MUSON diploma course in Music expected to possess the following minimum requirements:

  • The General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) Ordinary Level with credits in five (5) subjects including English Language, or
  • The Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) with a credit in English Language
  • The 5 credits must have been obtained at not more than two sittings and before admission to the diploma course.
Other requirements
  • PRACTICAL: Grade five (5) or higher pass certificate of The MUSON School of Music or any other music examining body recognized by the MUSON School.
  • THEORY: Grade five (5) or higher pass certificate of the MUSON School of Music or any other music examining body recognized by the MUSON School.
  • NB: Applicants who possess the above practical or theory certificates would have also satisfied the GCE (O/L) or SSCE requirements.
  • Applicants deficient in the theory requirements but show outstanding practical ability may be admitted. These students must take a remedial theory course and must pass the minimum requirements in the first year

Apply now!

Visit MTN/Muson Music Scholars Program 2022/2023 Academic Year webpage for further details.

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Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Bursary Awards 2023

Apply now for the Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Bursary Awards 2023

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) intends to award comprehensive bursaries to qualifying applicants pursuing and/or intending to further their studies in identified careers in the agriculture, land reform and rural development sector for the 2023 academic year. The bursary will cover tuition, accommodation, books, meals and monthly allowance. The bursary awards target the previously disadvantaged and impoverished persons from poverty-stricken and rural communities.

Fields of study and Minimum requirements (National Senior Certificate)

Category 1

  • B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.)

Requirement

Mathematics and Physical Science: 6 (70–79)

Category 2

  • B.Sc. Animal Science
  • B.Sc. Entomology
  • B.Sc. Food Science
  • B.Sc. Pasture Science
  • B.Sc. Plant Pathology
  • B.Sc. Viticulture and Oenology

Requirement

Mathematics and Physical Science 5 (60-69)

 Category 3

National Diploma: Food Technology

Requirement

Mathematics and Physical Science 4 (50–59)

Category 4

  • B.Sc. Land Surveying/Geomatics
  • B.Sc. Town/Urban and Regional Planning
  • B.Sc./BA Geo-Informatics/Geographic Information Science

Requirement

Mathematics and Physical Science/Geography 5(60–69)

Category 5

  • National Diploma/B Degree in Geomatics/Land Surveying/GIS
  • National Diploma/B Degree in Town/Urban and Regional Planning

Requirement

Mathematics and Physical Science: 4 (50–59)

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be South African citizens.
  • Applicants must complete the relevant bursary application forms available from the website address: www.dalrrd.gov.za (Click on vacancies).
  • Applicants who apply for fields of study that are not listed above will not be considered.
  • Applicants who are not in possession of their University acceptance letter or Final results can submit their application while waiting for the said documents.
Application
  • All completed bursary application forms together with certified copies of ID and certificates/performance results should be sent to ONLY ONE of the following addresses:
Postal address

The Director

Sector Education and Training

Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Private Bag X250

PRETORIA,0001                               

Physical address

Agriculture Place

20 Steve Biko (Former Beatrix) Street

Arcadia, Pretoria

0002

  • No late application forms will be considered more so communication will be limited to successful applicants only.
  • Deadline: 31 October 2022

Visit the Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Bursary Awards 2023 webpage for further information

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