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02/23/2015

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International reporting opportunity for U.S.-based minority journalists

U.S.-based minority journalists selected for ICFJ's Bringing Home the World: International Reporting Fellowship Program for Minority Journalists can travel to a country of their choice to cover compelling yet under-reported stories. Apply by March 31, 2015.

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Worldwide

National Center on Disability and Journalism hosts free webinar [Worldwide]

Tim McGuire, Frank Russell Chair at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, will discuss current media coverage and the perceptions people have of those who live with a disability.

Foreign policy fellowship accepting applications [Worldwide]

Women academics, entrepreneurs, journalists, students and business professionals ages 25 and older can apply for online training and mentoring at media institutions.

Deadline: 12/21/2016

Photo contest seeks submissions [Worldwide]

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award includes a EUR25,000 (US$26,618) cash prize, camera and lenses.

Deadline: 04/10/2017

International festival on cultural diversity open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit works to a film festival in Yerevan, Armenia.

Deadline: 04/15/2017

Fellowships for environmental data reporting available [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in producing data-driven stories that highlight issues of water and climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayas can apply for US$1,500 grants.

Deadline: 04/22/2016

IWMF's fund for women journalists open [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund, which aims to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors.

Deadline: 03/07/2017

Dag Hammarskjöld UN-reporting fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 25 to 35 from developing countries are eligible to cover the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Deadline: 03/20/2017

Deadline approaching: mobile journalism contest [Worldwide]

Anyone age 18 and older can submit works using a mobile device for a chance to attend the MojoCon conference in Dublin.

Deadline: 03/02/2015

Asia Pacific

Journalism internship fund available [South Asia, US, Canada]

Students of South Asian descent can apply for internship assistance from the South Asian Journalists Association.

Deadline: 05/20/2016

Europe

Investigative journalism grants available [Europe]

Journalists with ideas for cross-border stories can apply for research grants.

Deadline: 02/01/2017

Milena Jesenská Fellowship open [Europe]

Journalists from European countries as well as Turkey, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan can apply for a fellowship to pursue in-depth research in Austria.

Deadline: 02/06/2017

Production fund accepting applications [UK]

Budding journalists and filmmakers can apply for funding to cover stories in the developing world.

Deadline: 11/06/2016

Deadline approaching: citizen journalism school [Russia]

Anyone interested in journalism and media, regardless of age or previous experience, can compete for a spot in this free school.

Deadline: 02/26/2015

Latin America

Workshop on social sciences for journalists open [Mexico]

Participants will learn how to leverage the knowledge produced by political scientists, sociologists and historians and incorporate it into their news coverage.

Deadline: 02/25/2015

Journalism seminar calls for papers [Brazil]

Professors, students and researchers can submit works and news products in Portuguese, English and Spanish to an international conference in Fortaleza, Ceará state.

Deadline: 03/09/2015

Seminar on narrative journalism open [Argentina]

Students will improve their storytelling skills and learn how to edit their own journalism pieces.

Mobile content competition open [Brazil]

Applications, tools and other mobile products launched in 2015 can compete for a prize sponsored by Oi telecommunications.

Deadline: 03/15/2016

Middle East

Deadline approaching: Global UGRAD program [MENA]

A total of 250 students will be selected for a one academic semester of non-degree study in the United States.

Deadline: 02/26/2015

Online media grants available [MENA]

Organizations that have developed digital news content and wish to advance their activities can apply for funding.

Deadline: 03/08/2015

US and Canada

Youth journalism contest open [Canada]

The advocacy group Environmental Defence is inviting aspiring journalists ages 11 to 18 to submit reporting projects about local environmental issues.

Deadline: 03/31/2015

Workshop covers police, community relations for journalists [US]

Journalists from mainstream, community and ethnic news media are invited to apply for a free training program in Chicago. Travel costs will be covered.

Deadline: 03/09/2015

ICFJ fellowship for minority journalists open [US]

The Bringing Home the World Fellowship helps U.S.-based minority journalists cover compelling international stories, increasing the diversity of voices in global news.

Deadline: 03/20/2017

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