Commonwealth Correspondents Program 2020 for Young Writers | APPLY NOW

Are you so passionate about global and local issues? Well, if you are then you need to join the Commonwealth Correspondents Program would offer you the chance of your voice getting heard. Applications are open to interested candidates who are looking forward to partaking in the Commonwealth Correspondents Program 2020. Commonwealth correspondent is looking forward to working with young bloggers and writers who are more than willing to make their writing skills to deliver for the commonwealth.

About the Commonwealth Correspondents Program 2020

Commonwealth Correspondent is aspiring youth leaders or talented writers who would want to contribute their articles, photos and videos about local, national, and international issues to the website voluntarily. Each writing article is to range from 300 to 600 words long, while videos are to be nothing more than five minutes. If an article needs further enhancement, the correspondent would receive help and guidance from the editorial team to develop and make a better and clearer article. Once that is complete, the final draft of the article or video would be published on the website.

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Details of the Program

Countries Eligible: citizens from Commonwealth countries

Program type: Volunteerism

Number of Awardees: Not stated

Value of the program

  • Your article would be read by other young people from around the world which would be satisfying for you as a writer
  • Your articles may even influence opinion across the commonwealth and within governments
  • It offers you the chance to impress future employers (it would add to your resume/curriculum vitae).
  • Receive mentorship from experienced editors

Award providers: Yourcommonwealth


To be among the Commonwealth Correspondents Program 2020 you are required to meet the following eligibility criteria. They include:

  • Participant are to be within the age of 15 to 29 years old. If you under 18yrs, you are required to ask your parent or guardian to email organizers and grant you the permission to partake in the program
  • Be a national of a commonwealth country even though you do not live there currently
  • You are to attach two writing samples of no more than 600 words each or a video that does not exceed 5 minutes.
  • Add a good and quality header to your article or video.

How to apply

If with all that you get interested in the Commonwealth Correspondents Program 2020 and you want to apply, then follow this link.

If you are accepted into the program, Commonwealth would be expecting you to submit five contributions in the first year, and at least two in every subsequent year, to be considered as an active participant.

Application Deadline

July 31, 2020.

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