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Thomson Foundation hosts journalism competition [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 30 and younger working in developing countries are eligible for the Young Journalist Award as part of the 2018 UK Foreign Press Association (FPA) Awards.

Deadline: 08/17/2018

Reporting grants available to cover opportunities for women [Worldwide]

The European Journalism Center is offering grants for stories that highlight women’s lifelong learning, health, jobs, entrepreneurship or new roles in developing countries.

Deadline: 02/21/2018

Contest seeks essays on freedom [Worldwide]

The Bastiat Prize for Journalism offers US$10,000 for an outstanding work on the importance of freedom.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

ICFJ, UN Foundation offer environmental fellowship [Africa, Asia, Europe]

The program includes virtual briefings with experts and US$1,000 reporting grants to cover climate change.

Deadline: 08/13/2014

Deadline approaching: environmental journalism fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalists from outside the United States can apply for the Earth Journalism Scholars Program at the University of California-Berkeley.

Deadline: 07/28/2014

Online course in slideshow storytelling open [Worldwide]

The MulinBlog Online J-School is hosting this free course for budding journalists.

Open call for documentaries on water, sustainable agricuture [Mexico]

Filmmakers from around the world can submit entries in Spanish or an indigenous language of Mexico.

Deadline: 07/31/2014


Human rights fellowship open [Africa, US]

Three journalists will be selected to report on human rights in one or more African countries.

Deadline: 08/16/2014

Asia Pacific

Contest for reporting on international development open [New Zealand]

Journalists can compete to win a research trip to Vanuatu to explore development projects and issues facing Pacific communities.

Deadline: 09/02/2014


Google offers research scholarships [Russia]

Undergraduate and postgraduate students can apply for US$7,500 scholarships to research digital journalism.

Deadline: 08/02/2014

Investigative journalism course open [Ukraine]

This five-day, advanced-level program will explore techniques for conducting investigative reporting.

Deadline: 08/01/2014

Latin America

Environmental journalism contest open [Argentina]

Journalists, students and the general public can enter a contest recognizing excellence in environmental and sustainable development reporting.

Deadline: 10/16/2014

Sustainability reporting contest open [Brazil]

Journalists whose work focuses on environmental issues can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 09/02/2016

Journalism program accepting candidates [Brazil]

Portuguese-speaking graduates can apply for a free, three-month training in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

Middle East

Reuters Institute offers fellowship [Middle East]

Journalists from Lebanon, Palestine and Syria can apply for the Said-Asfari Fellowship at Oxford University.

Deadline: 09/02/2014

The Times offers foreign correspondent fellowship [UK, MENA]

Journalists can apply for a GBP6,000 grant to spend six weeks abroad, researching and reporting on a foreign news story for the newspaper.

Deadline: 09/19/2016

US and Canada

National Press Foundation sends journalists to China [US]

Selected journalists from all media will spend 10 days in Shanghai, interviewing Chinese entrepreneurs and discussing reporting issues with Chinese colleagues.

Deadline: 08/26/2014

Alicia Patterson reporting fellowship open [US]

Full-time print reporters, writers, editors and photographers can apply for a US$40,000 fellowship.

Deadline: 10/01/2018

ProPublica seeks community editor [US]

Experienced journalists with working knowledge of HTML can apply for this position in New York.

Deadline: 08/16/2014

Business reporting seminar open [US]

The National Press Foundation offers scholarships to a four-day seminar in Philadelphia to expand journalists' knowledge of business.

Deadline: 08/30/2016

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