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Deadline extended: Journalists can enter a US$10,000 story contest for best coverage of infectious diseases [US, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa]

International Journalism MA. One-year professional master's degree for the globally-minded journalist. Starts September 2013

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Getty Images hosts portrait photography contest [Worldwide]

Photographers with less than five years of experience with portrait photography can submit their work.

Deadline: 08/05/2013

Contest focuses on environmental reporting in India [Worldwide]

Journalists of any nationality from print, web, photo, TV or radio are eligible.

Deadline: 08/15/2014

BuzzFeed seeks foreign reporters [Middle East, Asia]

Journalists with knowledge of key countries, a solid list of contacts, language skills and experience covering breaking and in-depth news stories can apply.

2018 Online Journalism Awards launched [Worldwide]

The Online News Association will recognize online journalists, digital news organizations and students for excellence, offering more than US$50,000 in prize money.

Deadline: 06/07/2018

Fellowship for science conference available [Worldwide]

Journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience can apply to visit the Falling Walls Lab and attend its conference in Berlin.

Deadline: 06/24/2018

IJNet Live: how to win a $10,000 international reporting trip

If you're an African, European or U.S. journalist interested in winning an international reporting trip worth $10,000, bring your questions to our live chat 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, June 27, about ICFJ’s story contest for the best coverage of infectious diseases.


Data journalism fellowship open [Kenya]

Print and TV journalists, infographics designers and developers interested in data journalism can apply.


Print journalism contest open [Dominican Republic]

Journalists can submit stories in Spanish to win a cash prize.

Deadline: 09/03/2012


Journalism competition on labor migration open [Russia]

Professional journalists, news agencies and media companies can take part in this contest recognizing coverage in St. Petersburg.

Deadline: 08/15/2013

Competition for investigative journalism open [Europe]

Journalists from Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine are eligible.

Deadline: 05/30/2015

Journalism contest focuses on integration [Europe]

Journalists can submit articles and broadcast reports that help to overcome prejudice and encourage dialogue among European nations.

Deadline: 07/31/2015

Latin America

Contest for short films open [Brazil]

Film, design and journalism graduates and students can compete for cash prizes, technical support, internships and more.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

Bloomberg seeks editor [Brazil]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for this position in Brasília.

Contest on human-rights, nondiscrimination journalism open [Mexico]

Journalists, communication specialists, photographers and cartoonists working in print, television, radio or online media can participate.

Deadline: 06/28/2013

São Paulo hosts free Internet festival [Brazil]

Journalists and bloggers ages 14 and older are invited to the youPIX Fest.

Middle East

Free training on live video streaming open [Egypt]

Journalists and bloggers can take part in this training in Cairo.

Deadline: 06/28/2013

Middle East Voices seeks posts about the region [MENA]

Journalists, experts and analysts can submit entries in English.

US and Canada

Grants for documentary films on social topics available [US]

Production companies and nonprofit organizations with a record of making films that have been broadcast nationally and internationally can apply for the MacArthur Foundation Documentary Fund.

Deadline: 09/01/2015

Deadline extended to July 22: Fellowship in Pakistan [US]

Print and broadcast journalists can apply for a two-week study trip organized by the International Center for Journalists.

Deadline: 07/22/2013

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