2023 NileWell Scientist-Journalist Co-Production Fellowship Program for Africans

The NileWell Scientist-Journalist Co-Production Fellowship Program seeks to improve the communication between the scientific community, the media, and audiences in the Nile Basin, including local communities, individuals and organizations working in the fields of water and environmental conservation, and policymakers.

This program also aims to facilitate collaboration between scientists and journalists working in or around water-related fields to enhance the media’s understanding of science and research. 

Application Deadline: April 10, 2023

Type: Fellowship

Eligible Countries: Nile Basin countries

Award Value: This program will entail an inception of in-person residential training workshop for both scientists and journalists on how to work together effectively; follow-up online training and mentorship sessions on specific topics; collaborative projects between scientists and journalists to produce communication outputs; and events that bring scientists and journalists together to showcase their work with the general public.

Number of Awards: 16

Eligibility: Applicants applying for this fellowship have to be;

  • Professional journalist with an interest in reporting on water-related science
  • Scientists and researchers from different disciplines working on topics related to water and/or the environment

How to apply: Interested candidates should visit the application portal to apply

Source: nilewell.org

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