Thomson Reuters is offering a scholarship for a promising, young (under 30) African journalist or aspirant journalist to do a post graduate BA Hons degree at the University of The Witwatersrand ‘s Journalism Programme in Johannesburg and to join Reuters News thereafter for work experience.


  • Candidates must have an undergraduate degree
  • or at least 3 years professional experience in journalism and
  • must be nominated by a senior journalist, publisher or academic.
  •  They must be fluent in English.

Worth of Award:  The scholarship will cover fees, accommodation and a modest living allowance.
How to Apply:  Candidates should submit a motivation letter, a CV, writing samples and at least 2 letters of nomination/reference to [email protected].

Candidates will have to make themselves available for a written test and interview.

Deadline:  July 31, 2011.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

For more information, and to apply, visit their website by clicking here.

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