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Opportunities for WanaData Members in February

Here is a list of grants, fellowships, awards, and other opportunities for WanaData members:

DW Akademie, the international media development and journalism training center of Deutsche Welle, is currently accepting applications for its International Media Studies (IMS) programme in Bonn, Germany.

This programme, a collaborative effort between the University of Bonn, the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, and DW Akademie, offers an ideal environment for up to 30 students each year to enhance their knowledge and skills in media and development, journalism, communication science, and media management.

Taught entirely in English over four semesters, the full-time Master’s degree provides a unique combination of research, lectures, and practical experience, preparing graduates for successful careers in the communications and media industries.

Additionally, ten full scholarships are available exclusively to African applicants, making this an opportunity not to be missed.

For more details see here:


Deadline | March 14

The call for innovative, data-driven journalism projects that bring attention to underreported issues is now open to all newsrooms and independent journalists worldwide, courtesy of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

The organisation is dedicated to supporting independent global journalism and is committed to funding and promoting powerful stories that shed light on critical issues. If you’re a journalist looking to take your reporting to the next level and make a difference, this is an excellent opportunity to apply your skills and creativity to compelling, socially significant stories. Don’t miss your chance to showcase your journalistic talent and apply today.

For more details see here:


Deadline | Rolling

The 2023 News Corp Media Fellowship programme is an opportunity for journalists globally aiming to advance their digital journalism skills. The programme is in collaboration between the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), News Corp and The Wall Street Journal.

This programme is designed to provide journalists with the support they need to develop data- and/or digitally-driven projects that tell important stories and engage audiences. The Fellowship includes digital innovation training, grant funding, and an exclusive virtual newsroom placement with The Wall Street Journal.

For more details see here:


Deadline | March 26



WanaData is a Pan-African network of female journalists, data scientists and techies working on changing the digital media landscape by producing and promoting data-driven news while applying digital technologies in their storytelling.

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