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10/28/2013

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Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism applications are open for the four-month fellowship, January - May 2014

Applicants with a passion for innovation and experience in journalism and/or related media, business or technology fields are encouraged to apply for the 2014 Advanced Certificate Program. Apply by Oct. 31.

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships program at Stanford open for applications for the 2014-15 academic year

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford is a program for accomplished journalists and journalism entrepreneurs. Each year, 12 U.S. and eight International journalists are selected to spend an academic year at Stanford working on a journalism challenge they have identified.

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Worldwide

Photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Freelance photographers reporting in conflict zones can apply for the Lucas Dolega Award. The winner will receive an endowment of EUR10,000 (US$11,344).

Deadline: 10/30/2016

New media contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Students, bloggers, artists and writers can submit innovative storytelling pieces.

Deadline: 11/30/2016

Children's film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Creators of dramas, documentaries, animations and television programs for children can compete.

Deadline: 10/31/2015

Society of Environmental Journalists offers grants [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for grants of up to US$5,000 to support their environmental reporting on renewable energy in the United States and climate change in North America.

Deadline: 11/15/2016

Video contest on poverty open [Worldwide]

Young people ages 13 to 24 can submit short videos and win an all-expenses-paid trip to the European Development Days conference in Brussels.

Deadline: 11/01/2013

Africa

Contest for journalists launched [Somalia]

The Somali Media Awards aim to shed light on development and humanitarian issues in the country.

Deadline: 11/06/2013

Photo competition on minority rights open [Africa]

Professional and amateur photographers based in Africa can compete.

Deadline: 11/30/2013

Asia Pacific

Journalism exchange program open [Australia, Indonesia]

Australian and Indonesian journalists employed by media organizations can apply for the Elizabeth O'Neill Journalism Award and spend two weeks in a foreign exchange program.

Deadline: 12/18/2016

Thomson Reuters offers course on editorial judgment [India]

Senior journalists from media organizations can attend this course in Mumbai.

Deadline: 11/01/2013

Europe

BBC seeks broadcast journalist [UK]

Journalists fluent in Kyrgyz and English can apply for this position in London.

German companies offer internships for journalists [Balkans]

Young journalists with good knowledge of English or German from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia can apply.

Deadline: 11/01/2014

Journalism fellowship available [Europe]

News agency journalists under age 35 from Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine are eligible.

Deadline: 11/15/2013

Latin America

Photography workshop on art, light offered [Mexico]

Journalists and anyone with basic knowledge of photography can apply for this course in Mexico City.

Journalism contest to focus on two-wheeled vehicles as effective transportation [Brazil]

Professional journalists can compete for a chance to win cash prizes.

Deadline: 11/05/2013

Journalism courses in Portuguese available online [Brazil]

Students can access free classes offered by youth agency Énois.

Middle East

Technical workshops open [Egypt]

Media experts and curators can participate in this series of trainings in Cairo.

Deadline: 11/05/2013

Online course on covering conflict offered [Egypt]

Egyptian journalists, including citizen journalists, can apply for this course in Arabic organized by the International Center for Journalists.

Deadline: 11/08/2013

US and Canada

Univision offers scholarships for Hispanic students [US]

Hispanic students and those of Hispanic heritage can apply for this scholarship to complete their B.A. studies.

Deadline: 11/21/2013

The Washington Post offers paid internships [US]

Journalism students who had at least one professional news media job or internship can apply for a summer internship program.

Deadline: 10/21/2016

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