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Environmental journalism grant open [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for grants up to US$5,000 to report on environmental projects and renewable energy.

Deadline: 06/15/2016

Rory Peck Trust provides assistance grants [Worldwide]

Freelance journalists and their families who find themselves in a critical situation can apply for help covering medical costs, legal advice, emergency subsistence or relocation costs.

Travel essay contest open [Worldwide]

Writers anywhere can submit travel articles, anecdotes and reflections to the blog I Must Be Off!, based in Germany.

Deadline: 07/15/2015

Getty Images, Instagram launch photography grant [Worldwide]

The grant aims to support photographers using Instagram to document stories from underrepresented communities around the world. Three winners will each receive US$10,000 and mentorship.

Deadline: 06/04/2015

Agenda for International Development seeks contributors [Worldwide]

Freelancers with a focus on social policy and international development can apply. Special regards will be given to contributions on China, East Asia and Central Africa.

Photo contest highlights corruption impact [Worldwide]

Two winners will take part in an all-expenses paid photojournalism workshop held by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and travel to the 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Malaysia.

Deadline: 06/12/2015

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

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters organizes course in business news [Southeast Asia]

Journalists with at least five years of experience can apply to attend a free course in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Deadline: 05/22/2015


German Parliament offers program for journalists [Europe, MENA, US]

Young professionals, including journalists, who are proficient in German can apply for an internship and training in Berlin.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Science journalism fellowship open [UK]

The Association of British Science Writers established a fellowship to enable a journalist experienced in investigative journalism to carry out a detailed investigation.

Deadline: 05/31/2015

Science journalism workshop offered [Spain]

Participants will learn principles and techniques to communicate scientific information in an accessible, entertaining fashion.

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

Latin America

Proceso hosts photojournalism workshop [Mexico]

The investigative news magazine will hold this 10-session training for photographers, students and journalists in Mexico City.

Symposium on mobile technology calls for papers [Brazil]

Academics, students and journalists are invited to this international conference in Recife, Pernambuco state.

Abraji offers online course in data journalism [Brazil]

Journalists who want to learn how to access and analyze public data can enroll in this four-week course from the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji, in Portuguese).

Middle East

Screen Institute Beirut offers film funds [MENA]

Arab filmmakers can submit their documentary project to receive funding.

Deadline: 09/30/2015

Media development funds available [MENA]

The Aswatona Fund for Media Development will provide grants to media organizations in the Maghreb and the Mashreq.

Deadline: 09/09/2016

US and Canada

National Press Foundation offers workshop [US]

The workshop "Farm to table: where your food comes from" is an all-expenses-paid program in Des Moines, Iowa, which aims to give journalists an in-depth and balanced look at all facets of food and agriculture.

Deadline: 03/20/2017

Wired magazine seeks editorial fellows [US]

College graduates with professional reporting and writing experience can apply for these positions in San Francisco.

Deadline: 11/30/2016

AJ+ seeks social media editor [US]

Journalists with at least two years of experience managing large scale social communities can apply for this position in San Francisco.

Contest for social justice journalism open [US]

Journalists whose projects reflect a concern for social justice can apply for a US$5,000 award, along with a one-month residency in Blue Mountain Lake, New York.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

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