2021 The SprinNG Writing Fellowship Application

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Apply for the 2021 The SprinNG Writing Fellowship

The 2021 SprinNG Writing Fellowship (SWF) Application is open for all Interested applicants!

The fellowship is an “intensive 6 weeks online mentorship program for developing writers with great potential and willingness to learn.”

The application is open to Nigerian and Ghanaian citizens/residents, between the ages of 18 and 25, who have not yet published a full-length work.

The fellowship will focus on poetry, fiction, non-fiction, book review, play/drama, and blogging. For the duration of the program, mentees will receive feedback on their work from mentors. Mentors and mentees will aim to work on at least one piece of writing in their selected genre for each week of the program.

Communication between mentors and mentees will be via email, phone calls, whatsApp and text messages. All mentees will be provided weekly N500/¢10 airtime during the program.

The application period ends on April 15. Successful mentees will be announced on May 15. The fellowship period will take place from June 1 to July 15.

ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP

The SprinNG Writing Fellowship (SWF) is an intensive 6weeks online mentorship programme for developing 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 5 weeks, mentees will be in contact with their mentors, sending them their works, getting reviews and commentaries. Mentors and mentees will aim to work on at least 1 piece of writing in their select genre per week. The SprinNG Creative Writing Fellowship is only open to writers that have not published a book before (eBook/hardcopy).

The medium of communication between the mentors and mentees throughout this programme will be via email, phone calls, whatsApp and text messages. All mentees will be provided weekly N500/¢10 airtime during the programme.

FELLOWSHIP ELIGIBILITY

Applicant Must be a Nigerian or Ghanaian citizen, residing in Nigeria or Ghana
– Applicant Must be between the ages 18 to 25
– The SprinNG Writing Fellowship is only open to writers that have not published a book before (eBook/chapbook/hardcopy)

For more details concerning the fellowship and the application form, go here

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Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie is a content writer, entrepreneur, and founder of Be first African Initiative, a non-profit organization based in Abuja, Nigeria which focuses on harnessing the strength and potentials of young minds for the purpose of transforming them to be an agent of positive change and impact. He is a Healthcare service professional, and an Experienced Electrocardiograph Technician with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital, health care industry, and non-profit Organisations. He is Skilled in Personal & identity Branding, Personal Development, Organizational Leadership, Fiction & Creative Writing, and Website Development. Also Focused on Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Physiological Procedures.

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