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African Sprinng Writing Fellowship Program 2024

African Sprinng Writing Fellowship Program 2024

Country: Africa
Jun 01 - Jul 07, 2024
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African Sprinng Writing Fellowship Program 2024

The Sprinng Writing Fellowship (SWF) Program is an intensive 6-week online mentorship program for developing Nigerian, Ghanaian, Liberian, and South African writers with great potential and willingness to learn.

This fellowship focuses on 6 genres of literature: Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Book Review, Play/Drama, and Blogging. During the 6 weeks, mentees will be in contact with their mentors, sending them their works and getting reviews and commentaries. Mentors and mentees will aim to work on at least 1 piece of writing in their select genre per week.


  • Weekly airtime to support online learning
  • Weekly contest during the fellowship
  • Accessibility to free e-book
  • 1 on 1 learning with an assigned mentor
  • An online group of fellow to connect with
  • An empowering alumni community.

It might catch your attention to investigate: Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) Post-Primary Scholarship Scheme 2024 for Nigerian Students

Eligibility of Sprinng Writing Fellowship Program

  • Must be a Nigerian, Ghanaian, Liberian, or South African citizen

  • Must reside in Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, or South Africa 

  • Must be between the ages of 18 to 25

  • Have not published a book before (eBook/chapbook/hardcopy)

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Selection Criteria for Sprinng Writing Fellowship Program

They are searching for Nigerian/Ghanaian/South African/Liberian writers who are goal-oriented and have the potential to develop. In selecting the mentees for the fellowship, we will consider the following:

  • Writers with POTENTIAL: Applicants must have basic writing skills and show the potential to develop.

  • Writers who are OPEN-MINDED: Applicants must demonstrate the will to receive constructive feedback.

  • Writers that are AMBITIOUS: Applicants must show passion and interest in developing their writing.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Event Date01 June,2024 to 07 July,2024
Deadline15 April,2024
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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