Applications are currently ongoing for the Wole Soyinka Collaborative Media Project Grant in Nigeria in 2022.

The collaborative media project is designed as a multi-level intervention for media independence and government accountability. The project seeks to strengthen the media’s independence and presence, especially at state and local government levels. This is in a bid to improve public awareness and the ecosystem for accountability at those levels.

Worth of Award

Journalists applying for this grant will be expected to

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investigate, produce and publish human interest story issues at the sub-national (state and local) levels of government, including but not limited to;

  • health,
  • rural dwellers,
  • education,
  • road infrastructure,
  • girls and women,
  • water,
  • housing,
  • insecurity,
  • persons with disability,
  • electricity and
  • agriculture or a mix of the issues.

Eligibility

The award is open to investigative story pitches with a focus on sub-national issues from journalists from all genres across Nigeria.

How to Apply

Click here to start your application for the Wole Soyinka Collaborative Media Project Grant.

Deadline: The application deadline is Friday, June 24, 2022.

 

Click here for more details and to apply