Penplusbytes 10th Anniversary Pan African New Media Essay Competition
Languages – French and English
Deadline: 15th July 2011
Penplusbytes in association with Highway Africa announces first Pan African New media essay completion. The competition aims at increasing journalism students' knowledge and understanding of the importance of new media in our changing world.
In a quest to define Africa's sustainable future in ten years time (2021), through critical thought in the media. Discuss what role will new media play in the social, political and economical transformation of the African continent? And how can we get there?
Who is eligible?
Student enrolled in public and private journalism, mass communications and media schools at the under graduate level on the Africa continent still in school by September 2011. Students must submit original essay and have a sponsoring lecturer preferably head of department signed entry form.
The essay should be 800-1000 words typed and must be double spaced. Each entry must be accompanied by an entry form downloaded at http://tinyurl.com/3thz24y
Send all entries (essay and forms) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winners of this pan Africa Award will receive very attractive prizes.
1st Place: Fully paid participation in Highway Africa Future Journalists Programme workshops in Cape Town South Africa, September 2011 plus $300 (Three Hundred US dollars) spending money.
2nd Place: iPad 2
3rd Place: Net book laptop
4th place – Small format video recorder
5th to 10th Places– certificate of commendation
Dates to remember:
Entry Deadline: 15th July 2011 Notification of Awards: 15th August 2011
Visit http://tinyurl.com/3thz2 to download an entry form