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Learn investigative reporting skills at Boston University

Based at Boston University, NECIR’s Investigative Journalism Certificate Program is aimed at recent graduates and working journalists who are interested in pursuing a career in investigative journalism.

ICFJ seeks journalism professors for Back in the Newsroom fellowships

Journalism professors from historically black colleges and universities or schools with large Latino student bodies can get first-hand exposure to technology in today's newsrooms. Apply by April 24.

One-year professional master’s degree for globally minded journalists

Journalists – both experienced and at the start of their careers – are invited to apply for the International Journalism MA at City University London. Places are available starting in September 2015.

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.

ICFJ seeks Russian journalists for fellowship in London

The International Center for Journalists will send two Russian journalists to London, where they will spend 28 days at The Times and The Wall Street Journal's London Bureau.

New Opportunities by Region


Digital summit calls for projects [Worldwide]

The Digital Participation Camp will gather digital innovators in Münster, Germany, to work on social change through the use of digital media.

Deadline: 04/05/2015

Global Investigative Journalism Network hosts contest [Worldwide]

Investigative journalists who have reported in developing or emerging countries are eligible for the Global Shining Light Award.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Short story contest open [Worldwide]

Published and unpublished writers ages 16 and older can compete for the Bristol Short Story Prize.

Deadline: 04/30/2015

Competition for investigative journalists open [Worldwide]

The Dusko Jovanovic prize is awarded for achievement in investigative journalism and combating social injustice.

Deadline: 04/30/2015

Media accelerator seeks proposals [Worldwide]

Matter is looking for early-stage media ventures to move to San Francisco or New York for a five-month, collaborative experience.

Deadline: 10/27/2017

Orange Magazine seeks journalists for DW Global Media Forum [Worldwide]

Reporters, photographers and video makers ages 18 to 30 can apply for a reporting fellowship to cover this year’s Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany.

Deadline: 04/17/2016


Reporting grants available [Africa]

French-speaking African journalists can apply for a grant from the Wits China-Africa Reporting Project to examine the relationship between China and francophone African countries. 

Deadline: 03/30/2017

Netherland’s Prince Claus Fund calls for proposals [MENA]

Organizations and individuals in Yemen, Libya, Central African Republic and Eritrea can apply for grants from the 2015 Cultural Defiance Fund.

Asia Pacific

Investigative reporting seminar open [Philippines]

The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) will present a free seminar in four cities.

Deadline: 04/10/2015

Journalism training accepting applicants [Central Eurasia]

Journalists ages 30 and younger are invited to compete for a chance to attend a 10-week certification program in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Deadline: 04/25/2017


Course on celebrity reporting open [Spain]

The School of Journalism UAM/El País offers a two-day workshop on celebrities and public figures reporting in Madrid.

Deadline: 04/16/2015

Grants for journalism training available [UK]

The Journalism Diversity Fund offers grants to journalists from socially or ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Deadline: 05/27/2015

Scholarships for journalism bootcamp available [Europe, US]

University students who are citizens of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States can participate in this summer program in Prague.

Deadline: 05/06/2016

Latin America

University of São Paulo offers online course on democracy [Brazil]

Journalists, lawyers and other professionals interested in human rights are invited to attend this free course.

Deadline approaching: investigative reporting workshop [Central America]

Journalists with at least three years of professional experience can apply for an intensive training in El Salvador, Honduras or Guatemala organized by the International Center for Journalists.

Deadline: 07/28/2015

Training in science, health reporting open [Brazil]

Young journalists and graduates of other specialties can participate in this free program in São Paulo.

Deadline: 05/08/2016

Middle East

Fulbright scholarship open [Lebanon]

Students residing in Lebanon can apply for a scholarship to study in the United States.

Deadline: 05/04/2015

US and Canada

Yale organizes narrative journalism program [US]

Journalists interested in storytelling can apply for this summer program in New Haven, Connecticut.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Deadline approaching: AAJA competition [US]

Journalists who cover Asian-American and Pacific Islander issues can enter this contest organized by the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA).

Deadline: 03/31/2015

Scholarships for digital publishing course available [US]

The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) offers one scholarship for a journalist to attend a Yale course on digital publishing.

Deadline: 04/01/2015

Deadline approaching: environmental reporting fellowship [US]

Early-career journalists who want to report about the environment across media platforms can apply for a six-month fellowship at Grist in Seattle, Washington.

Deadline: 03/30/2015

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