JIAS Writing Fellowships 2019, South Africa : 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 2019 Writing Fellowships. The deadline for submission of entries for the JIAS Writing Fellowships is 14th September, 2018.

JIAS Writing Fellowships


The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) invites applications for its Fourth Writing Semester, which will run from 4 February to 31 May 2019.

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 the names and contact details of three referees to jiasfellowship@uj.ac.za before 14 September 2018.

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