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Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) Writing Fellowship 2021 in South Africa (Funded)

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Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) Writing Fellowship 2021

The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) invites application for the Semester Writing Fellowship starting from 1 February to 31 May 2021. JIAS Fellowship are open to individuals of any field of expertise. Previous fellows have included academics, novelists, scientists, poets, playwrights, independent researchers and journalists.

The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is a joint initiative between the University of Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa, and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Its objective is to promote advanced research in the humanities and natural sciences, beyond the regular known teaching and research activities at institutions of higher learning. JIAS is the first fully fledged institute of advanced learning in Gauteng, heartland of South Africa’s politics and economics.

JIAS Writing Fellows enjoy a quiet space for work, reflection and academic community-building amidst the Melville Koppies of Johannesburg.

Application Deadline

The closing date of JIAS Writing Fellowship is July 15, 2020.

Values/Worths

The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study Writing Fellowship will cover

  • A monthly stipend which will be taxable.
  • Accommodation in our private residential suites at JIAS
  • Access to the facilities of the nearby University of Johannesburg; and
  • Daily breakfast and lunch

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Degree Level: Fellowship (Writing)

Duration: Writing Fellowship programme will run from 1 February to 31 May 2021.

Location: South Africa

Requirements and Eligibility Criteria

The JIAS Writing Fellowship eligibility criteria. Applicants must be

Be an individual in any field of expertise including academics, novelists, scientist, poets, journalists, independent researchers, and playrights

Keep other activities and engagement outside JIAS to the minimum.

Documentation Required

To apply, all applicants need to submit the following documents:

  • A two-page proposal
  • A comprehensive CV
  • Three letters of reference directly to jiasfellowship@uj.ac.za (Please note that reference letters should not be submitted by applicants themselves)

How to Apply to JIAS Writing Fellowship

Do you seek to apply for this writing fellowships – then submit an online Application through the JIAS Writing Fellowship website (Link can be found below).

Application Procedure

Applications for the JIAS writing fellowships is an online application.

Please all applicants are to submit a two-page proposal, a comprehensive CV, on the webpage

Applicants chosen referees should submit letters of reference directly to jiasfellowship@uj.ac.za before 15 July 2020. (Three Letters)

Please note that reference letters should not be submitted by applicants themselves and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please note that due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19, successful applications maybe withdrawn due to travel restrictions.

Need to Apply?

Click Here to Apply Online on the JIAS Writing Fellowship website.

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