ATTENTION : ALL PRACTISING JOURNALISTS

CALL OUT FOR APPLICATIONS TO ATTEND THE 2009 HIGHWAY AFRICACONFERENCE, 6-8 SEPTEMBER 2009, RHODES UNIVERSITY,GRAHAMSTOWN, SOUTH AFRICA.

 Highway Africa, a programme of the School of Journalism at Rhodes University, will be hosting the 13th edition of the Highway Africa Conference from 6-8 September in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape South Africa.

 Highway Africa has a very limited number of scholarships for practising African journalists with a bias to ICT reporting who are keen on improving and upgrading their digital media savvy. PLEASE NOTE THE EMPHASIS ON PRACTISING JOURNALISTS. WE DO NOT HAVE SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY OTHER INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THIS CATEGORY.

Interested PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS should submit the following information:

  • a curriculum vitae with 2 contactable referees
  • a 300 word statement on why they are interested in attending the Highway Africa and what will be done with the skills and information acquired
  • a letter of support from your Editor or Publisher

 

Submit Deadline for all: 15 July 2009.

 

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. SEND THROUGH ALL DOCUMENTS AT THE SAME TIMETO AVOID INCOMPLETE SUBMISSIONS. 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete registration and indemnity forms supplied by Highway Africa.

The decision of Highway Africa on the selection of candidates is FINAL.

Applications should be submitted to the following email contacts marked for

Mr. Luthando Kiti  on L.Kitit@ru.ac.za,  and copied tos.mtshali@ru.ac.za 

Please do not phone to inquire about your application. We will respond to e-mail correspondence ONLY.

 

Should you not hear from us by 25 July please note that your application will not have been successful. We are unable to respond to anyone other than successful applicants given the volume of scholarship applications.

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