Campus Solutions Programme is looking for Student Journalists to produce stories about the positive deviants in the education sector in West African countries.
Fifteen campus journalists engage under this reporting project for six months to document, through storytelling, social responses to problems bedeviling the education system in West Africa and other related issues with evidence.
Benefits Selected participants will be Campus Solutions Ambassadors and will also get training in the art of solutions reporting by SoJo reporters/trainers/experts from across Africa. Each Campus Solutions Ambassador will get a $100 grant to pursue a long-form solutions story. Also, they will commit to establishing solutions journalism units in their respective campus press outfits. Their works will be cross-published by their respective campus press platforms and the Campus Solutions section on the . I-79 Media Consults website In addition, campus Solutions Ambassadors’ works will be featured on Campus Echoes Their works stand a chance to be considered on the with over 10,000 solutions stories globally SJN Story Tracker Moreover, they will have access to a growing network of solutions journalists and mentors in Africa and globally. Eligibility Must be a current student of any tertiary institution in West Africa. Must be conversant with events, happenings within and outside the campus community. Also, must have affiliation with a campus press outfit or show plans of publication in the immediate campus environment. How to Apply?
Fill out this
Google Form to apply.
You must have the following for the application:
two weblinks/evidence of previously published works A short bio At least one solutions story pitch about social responses to challenges facing your school, its environs, and/or your country’s education system. Also, a letter of introduction from your editor/campus press platform. Story Pitch Format Title Background Problem Responses Evidence Insights What’s new? Challenges