A couple of days ago, we shared some tips from Babajide Milton Macaulay, on the right steps to take in Commonwealth Scholarship Application. Here are more tips from the same source on Commonwealth Scholarships. Some of these tips are proven principles from a two time winner of the Commonwealth Scholarship. Here is what Babajide […]


  Babajide Milton Macaulay, a two time recipient of Commonwealth Scholarships shares his opinions on what he believes to be basic principles to follow in winning the Commonwealth Scholarship. Apart from winning the Commonwealth Scholarships, Babajide has also bagged other awards both locally and internationally. He currently runs a PhD programme at the University of […]

Commonwealth writers Call for Submissions: Poems for adda

Deadline: 30 November, 2018 Adda is Commonwealth Writers’s online magazine. They are looking to commission new poetry for publication in 2019 as part of our programme of genre-diverse publishing. They are interested in a wide range of subjects: a look at the site will show you what they have published in the past and – equally – […]

Call for applicants – Oxford University Africa Society Mentorship Programme

Application deadline-  Friday November 16. One of the primary objectives of the University of Oxford’s Africa Society is to increase the number of African students at the University of Oxford. The Africa Society is a student-run organization, offering support to African students at Oxford and seeking to foster the development of a stimulating, comfortable and familiar […]

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev Competition

Deadline-November 30, 2018 Entries are now open for the World Bank #Blog4Dev competition In 2014, the World Bank Kenya office launched the Blog4Dev competition, an annual writing contest that invites young people to weigh in on a topic critical to the country’s economic development. The competition is a way to engage Africa’s young people and […]

Government of Ireland Scholarship Application Tips

Oluwasegun Seriki,a doctoral student and a recipient of the Fiosraigh Dean of Graduate school awards in Ireland gives application tips for those who wants to study in Ireland. Hello all, I am writing to give a brief discussion about how to apply to the IRC scholarship. Although, I am not an IRC Scholarship holder, I […]

The 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Submission Deadline: 1 November 2018. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is an annual award for unpublished short fiction administered and funded by the Commonwealth Foundation. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is run by Commonwealth Writers, the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation. The prize covers the Commonwealth regions of 1. Africa, 2. Asia, 3. Canada […]