Students who are looking to expand their knowledge in the Arts can now do so with ease. This is thanks to the top global opportunities for African students in Arts and Humanities. However, remember that this list is subject to updates because it is in-exhaustible. 

1. Thomson Reuters Reporting on Climate Change for Journalists in Nepal 2020

Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Asian Development Bank offers a five-day online training program for journalists from Nepal in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: November 8, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

2. Reuters Reporting on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery in Thailand 2020

Thomson Reuters Foundation is offering a 5-day online course on ‘Reporting on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery’ in 2020. This is a unique chance for journalists in Thailand to gain practical skills and knowledge and work on your story ideas with guidance from experienced Thomson Reuters Foundation journalists and subject experts from reputed anti-trafficking charities. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: November 13, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

3. Fully-Funded FASPE Journalism for Early Career Journalists in Germany 2021

Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics(FASPE) in Germany invites applications for the Journalism programme in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Click here for more details and to apply.

4. Pulitzer Center International Reporting Grants for Journalists in USA 2020

Pulitzer Center in the USA is inviting applications for the International Reporting Grants for freelance and staff journalists as well as assignment editors in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply.

5. Heinz-Kühn-Foundation Reporting Trips for Journalists in Germany 2021

The Heinz-Kühn-Foundation invites applications to support the training and professional development of junior journalists from developing countries in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: November 30. Click here for more details and to apply.

6. WEGE Prize for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Worldwide 2021 (Win 30,000)

Wege Prize 2021 opens applications for undergraduate and graduate students who want to work together to re-think and re-design the way the economies work by creating regenerative solutions that have a widespread and lasting impact. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: November 9, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

7. IHS Discussion Colloquia for Graduate Students at Institute for Humane Studies in USA 2020

The Institute for Humane Studies(IHS) in the USA invites applications for the IHS Discussion Colloquia for graduate students in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply.

8. CBA Resident Fellowship at New York University in USA 2021

Centre for Ballet and the Arts at New York University is offering Resident Fellowships for scholars and artists of all disciplines in the 2021-22 academic year. This is one of the top global opportunities for African students to explore in Arts and Humanities. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: November 2, 2020, at 9:00 am EST. Click here for more details and to apply.

9. African Student Cellphone Film Competition in South Africa in 2020

The Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria invites Students from all countries in Africa to participate in the 2020 edition of FACES: African Student Cellphone Film Competition. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: November 15, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

10. Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation in USA 2021

Nieman Foundation at Harvard University invites applications for the Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

11. OpenNotebook Early-Career Science Journalism Fellowship in 2020

Applications are being accepted for the next two rounds of The Open Notebook/Burroughs Wellcome Fund fellowship for early-career science writers in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: Applications, including letters of reference, must be received by 11:59 p.m. U.S. Central time on October 25, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

12. Pulitzer Centre Data Journalism Grant in 2020 (Win Grants Up to $10,000)

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a grant-giving non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism offers the Data Journalism Grant in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: This grant opportunity is now open, and applications will be reviewed on a first-come, rolling basis. Click here for more details and to apply.

13. Chevening CLORE Fellowship for Mid-Career Professionals in UK 2021

The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office is inviting applications for the Chevening CLORE Fellowship for Mid-Career Professionals in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: November 3, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

14. AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021( Win Cash Prize of £10,000)

The Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 is currently open for applications. The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The deadline to enter the 2021 Prize is January 31, 2021. Click here for more details and to apply.

15. Chevening British Library Fellowship in UK 2021(Fully Funded)

The Chevening British Library Fellowship opens for applications for the 2021 Fellowship.

This is a collaboration between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the British Library, offering international experts a year-long professional project-based placement. Fellows will have the privilege of working with the extensive library’s collections and benefit from the broad range of professional expertise of library staff. Please note that this fellowship is not suitable for those wanting to pursue their own research. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: November 3, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

16. Smithsonian 18th Annual Photo Contest for Photographers in USA 2021

Smithsonian.com and The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in the USA invite applications for the 18th Annual Photo Contest for Photographers in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on November 30, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

17. Fully Funded Chevening OCIS Fellowship Programme in UK 2021

Chevening in collaboration with Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) offers the Chevening OCIS Fellowship and OCIS Abdullah Gül Fellowship in the UK 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: November 3, 2020, at 12:00 GMT. Click here for more details and to apply.

18. ICAW 18th Annual Poster Contest Worldwide 2021(Win $500)

The International Compost Awareness Week Committee invites applications for their 18th Annual Poster Contest in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: The contest runs from September 1 until November 2, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

19. Logan Nonfiction Fellowship in the USA for Nonfiction Reporters and Writers Worldwide 2021

The Carey Institute for Global Good in the USA is accepting applications for the Logan Nonfiction Fellowship for nonfiction reporters and writers working on such important social, political, health, environmental, human rights and justice topics in 2021. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: For the Spring class (February-April), apply by October 1 each year. For the Fall class (October-December), apply by June 1 each year. Click here for more details and to apply.

20. Thompson Reuters Foundation Photo Competition on Covid-19 2020

Thompson Reuters Foundation offers a photo competition for visual storytellers to capture the untold consequences of COVID-19 on people’s lives and livelihoods, in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: October 28, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

21. Aspen Institute New Voices Fellowship for Media Related Activities 2021

Aspen Institute invites application for the New Voices Fellowship for standout development professionals from the developing world in 2021. This is equally one of the top global opportunities for African students to explore in Arts and Humanities. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: October 31, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply.

With the top global opportunities for African students to explore in Arts and Humanities, international students can make your study abroad dreams come true. 

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