Commonwealth Digital Challenge 2019: Media Accelerator

The Elizabeth R. Media Fund's Commonwealth Digital Challenge for 2019 is now open. Download the application form.

The challenge, run by Thomson Foundation, is an annual competition aimed at helping young, aspiring and tech-savvy entrepreneurs from the Commonwealth to develop an app, digital idea or tool to improve the work of, or solve challenges encountered by, journalists, communicators and media organisations within the Commonwealth. 

The challenge is open to individuals or teams of no more than three, all candidates must be aged between 18-30 on May 3, 2019, when entries close. 

Entrants will be asked to submit a 500 word statement with illustrations. These illustrations can be any one of a six-slide PowerPoint (or similar) presentation,  two-minute audio file or a two-minute video file. The statement should be an outline of the mobile application or digital solution that both details the proposal and identifies its practical usage. 

Further information including the entry criteria can be found on Thomson Foundation's website. 

For any queries on the Commonwealth Digital Challenge please email: inquiries@thomsonfoundation.org

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