Applications are currently ongoing for the 2018 Fully-Funded Writing Fellowships at Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study. Interested students should see the details below.
The Johannesburg Institute For Advanced Study, South Africa (JIAS) is inviting applications for its writing semester from 1 February to 31 May 2018.
The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is a joint initiative of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa, and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Its purpose is to promote advanced research in the humanities and natural sciences, beyond the regular teaching and research activities at institutions of higher learning. JIAS is the first fully fledged institute of advanced learning in Gauteng, South Africa’s political and economic heartland.
This fellowship program is open to people with any expertise – previous Fellows have included academics, novelists, scientists, poets, playwrights, humanities specialists, independent researchers and journalists.
15th September, 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
Value and Benefits
JIAS Writing Fellows enjoy a quiet space for work, reflection and academic community building amidst the Melville Koppies of Johannesburg. Each Writing Fellow will receive:
- Accommodation in one of 12 private residential suites at JIAS
- Breakfast and lunch each day
- Access to the facilities of the nearby University of Johannesburg
- A monthly stipend
1 February to 31 May 2018.
Fellowships are open to any field of expertise. Previous fellows have included academics, novelists, scientists, poets, playwrights, humanities specialists, independent researchers and journalists.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are required to submit a two-page outline of a writing proposal, a comprehensive CV, and the name and contact details of three referees. Applications must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org before 15 September, 2017