Amplify HQ Fellowship 2021 for African Content Creators ($500 stipend)

Amplify HQ Fellowship 2021 for African Content Creators ($500 stipend)

Deadline: October 6, 2021

Applications are open for the Amplify HQ Fellowship 2021. The Amplify HQ is a paid two-month creative program for African storytellers and creators, with a lens focused on Africa’s narratives and stories coming from the pandemic.

Between 15-20 Fellows will be selected to receive training and mentoring in content creation and media, and have their work published on the Amplify is a partnership of TheZVG and Mastercard Foundation, and Amplify HQ is the fourth iteration of the Fellowship program.


  • Each Fellow will receive a $500 stipend each month.


They are looking for photographers, videographers, writers, animators, graphic artists, storytellers. They are looking for those hungry creatives that are ready to take their creative aspirations to the next level. They are looking for the creative who can tell an incredible story even on a tough topic such as the pandemic.

  • Applicants preferably should reside on the African continent. Applications from the diaspora will be accepted and considered.
  • Be able to show samples of your work, and have a visible presence on social media that displays your work on the web.
  • Applicants must commit to 6-8 hours every week to participate in Amplify activities. No exceptions will be made. Please do not apply if you can’t make this commitment.


All applicants will be notified whether they are selected or not. They will notify all applicants of their status by October 11. The application will end on October 6.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Amplify HQ.