JIAS Writing Fellowships 2020 : Call for Applications


Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is now accepting applications from academics, novelists, scientists, poets, playwrights, independent researchers and journalists for its 2020 Writing Fellowships. The deadline for submission of applications for the JIAS Writing Fellowships is 30th June, 2019.

JIAS Writing Fellowships

The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) invites applications for its Fifth Writing Semester, which will run from 3 February to 31 May 2020.



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

JIAS Writing Fellowships Benefits.

Each Writing Fellow will receive:

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

JIAS Writing Fellowships Eligibility.

  • Fellowships are open to any field of expertise. Previous Writing Fellows have included academics, novelists, scientists, poets, playwrights, independent researchers and journalists.

How to Apply for JIAS Writing Fellowships.

To apply, please submit a two-page proposal, a comprehensive CV, and three letters of reference before 30 June 2019. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply Here Official Link


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