Media Challenge Initiative is seeking applications for its Media Challenge Fellowship Program from journalism and media training institutions.
The fellowship is intended to provide time and resources to the top applicants to engage in high intense practical meant to turn them into a multifaceted one-man-woman-army journalist.
The Media Challenge Fellowship Program is an aggressive multimedia journalism training program awarded to the best journalism students from the Inter-University Media Challenge, a practical reporting competition in 14 universities in Uganda.
The fellowship program is part of the Media Challenge Initiative’s strategic vision of building the next generation of journalists who are not only multi-skilled but also critical participants as change agents in changing their communities and the negative African narrative.
They aim to combat high rates of youth unemployment while empowering young journalists to improve the quality and impact of the media, seeking to enhance democratic processes through encouraging critical and investigative reports that hold government and institutions accountable.
The fellowship program is based on four pillars:
The Media Challenge Fellowship Program is open to the following categories of applicants;
Uganda Christian University
Datamine Technical Business School
Mountain of the Moon University
Nakawa Vocational Training College