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Netflix Announces an Extension For its Creative Equity Scholarship For West And Central Africa Fund

Applications are now open until the 9th of September 2022.

Popular streamer Netflix has announced an extension for its Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) to film and television students in the West and Central Africa region. The Applications which is now open for students to apply to study at institutions in Burkina Faso, Bénin, Cape Verde, Côte D’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

Netflix's global Netflix Creative Equity Fund, which was launched in 2021 and will be distributed to various initiatives over the next five years to build a strong, diverse pipeline of creatives around the world, includes a US$1 million scholarship fund for students from Sub-Saharan Africa. The scholarship fund will cover tuition, housing, study materials, and living expenses at selected partner schools in Nigeria where beneficiaries have been accepted to pursue a program of study in the television and film disciplines in the 2022/2023 academic year.

The Netflix CESF is set to launch across the region in the academic year beginning in 2022, and Netflix will partner with Dalberg as an implementation partner and fund administrator in the West and Central Africa region. Dalberg is a strategy and policy advisory firm focused on global development.

How it works:

The following countries in West and Central Africa will be eligible for the Netflix CESF: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.

The fund will be available to students who have obtained admission to study in various film & TV-focused disciplines, for the 2022 academic year, at the following partner institutions:

Applications are now open via the LINK HERE until the 9th of September 2022 at 23:59 PM

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