Netflix Scholarship Applications Open For African Countries 


This is to bring to your notice that Netflix ( has announced the extension date of its Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) to film and television students who are willing to apply in the West and Central Africa region. Applications are now open for students to apply to study at institutions in Nigeria, Ghana, Benin and Gabon.

It will be recalled that Netflix’s global Netflix Creative Equity Fund (, was launched in 2021 and will be distributed across various initiatives over the next five years with the goal and target of building a strong, diverse pipeline of creatives across the world, this includes a US$1 million scholarship fund for students from Sub-Saharan Africa. The scholarship fund is allocated to cover tuition, housing, study materials, and living expenses at the selected partner schools in Nigeria where beneficiaries have been accepted to pursue a programme of study in the television and film industry in the 2022 academic session.

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.

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How Does it work?

The Netflix CESF is willing to provide a financial aid in the form of full scholarships at partner higher educational institutions in Nigeria, Benin, Ghana and Gabon to help ambitious creatives from West and Central African countries in order to obtain official qualifications and training.

Eligible Countries:

Students in the following countries in West and Central Africa are eligible to apply for the scholarship:

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

Institut Philippe Maury de l’audiovisuel et du Cinéma (IPMAC-Groupe EM GABON-UNIVERSITE), Gabon (
Institut Supérieur des Métiers de l’Audiovisuel (ISMA) (Bénin) (
National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI), Ghana (
National Film Institute Jos, Nigeria (
Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria (

To apply VISIT HERE (

Application Deadline:

Application is open till 4th of September 2022 at 23:59 PM

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