2018 Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) Funded Writing Fellowships In South Africa


Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is calling on eligible persons to apply for the  2018 Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) Funded Writing Fellowships In South Africa.

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.

Type: Fellowship

Institution:Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS)

Value of Award: 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

To Be Taken At (Country): Johannesburg, South Africa

 Eligibility: 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: To apply, please 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 jiasinfo@uj.ac.za before 15 September, 2017.

Application Deadline: 15th September, 2017

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS)

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