School of Data’s Fellowship and Data Expert Programmes , 2017

  • Fellowship
  • Journalism
  • International Students
  • Tanzania
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Scholarship Description:

School of Data’s Fellowship and Data Expert Programmes , 2017 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Fellowship level programm(s) in the field of Journalism taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The School of Data is now accepting applications for its 2017-18 nine-month fellowship training programme. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowships programme.

The purpose of the School of Data Fellowships programme is to build capacity among NGOs and journalists. School of Data fellowship programme aims to recruit and train the next generation of data leaders and trainers to magnify the reach of our data literacy programme.

School of Data started as collaboration between Open Knowledge International and Peer-to-Peer University in 2012. School of Data is a network of data literacy practitioners, both organizations and individuals, implementing training and other data literacy activities in their respective countries and regions.

Degree Level: This is a nine-month fellowship training programme. Fellowships are available for data-literacy practitioners or enthusiasts.

Available Subject: The fellows will provide training and ongoing support to journalists, civil society organizations, and individual change-makers to use data effectively within their community and country.

 Scholarship Benefits: Fellowships are available up to $1,000 USD a month.

Number of scholarships: Up to 10 fellowships are available. School of Data have current collaborations and resourcing confirmed to support up to 2 fellows from Senegal or Ivory Coast and up to 6 positions for applicants from any country worldwide.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for fellowship:

School of Data is inviting journalists, civil society advocates and anyone interested in pushing data literacy forward to apply for its 2017 Fellowship and Data Expert Programmes, which will run from April to December 2017.

 Ideal candidate combines the following skills:

  • Data savvy: has experience working with data and a passion for teaching data skills.

  • Understands the role of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and media in bringing positive change through advocacy, campaigns, and storytelling. Fellows are passionate about enabling partners to use data effectively through training and ongoing support.

  • Interested or experienced in working with journalism and/or civil society.

  • Has some facilitation skills and enjoys community-building (both online and offline).

  • Eager to learn from and be connected with an international community of data enthusiasts.


Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must possess experience in, and enthusiasm for, a specific area of data literacy training.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.

How to Apply: To apply, applicants will have to fill School of Data application form and attach their CV.

Application Form

Deadline: The application deadline is April 2, 2017.

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Degree Level:

School of Data’s Fellowship and Data Expert Programmes , 2017 is available to undertake Fellowship level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Journalism
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