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08/10/2015

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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.

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Collaborative journalism contest accepting pitches, stories [Worldwide]

Hostwriter, a platform that lets vetted journalists contact each other for collaboration opportunities, will award a total of EUR4,000 (US$4,434) for works of collaborative journalism and for a promising story pitch.

Deadline: 08/31/2016

Contest for medical science journalism open [Worldwide]

Early-career journalists can submit stories on global health for the Next Generation of Science Journalists Award.

Deadline: 07/16/2017

Workshops for documentarians accepting applications [Worldwide]

The European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs (EAVE) will host three workshops in Europe in 2017. Scholarships are available.

Deadline: 09/16/2016

Deadline extended: ICFJ offers fellowship for conference on road safety [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists will select 15 journalists to attend the second Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety in Brasília, Brazil, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization.

Deadline: 09/02/2015

Reporting course on human trafficking, slavery open [Worldwide]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can apply for fellowships to attend a five-day course in London.

Deadline: 09/21/2015

Fellowships for reporting on conflict, violence open [Worldwide]

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma will select journalists to attend a seminar in New York on covering violence, conflict and tragedy.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Africa

Journalism contest seeks entries [Africa]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can compete for the Norbert Zongo Prize for Journalism.

Deadline: 08/30/2015

Asia Pacific

Scholarships for visual journalism program available [Asia]

Visual journalists with at least two years of experience can apply for a grant to study photojournalism or multimedia journalism at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism in the Philippines.

Deadline: 10/31/2015

Contest highlights investigative stories on human rights [Kyrgyzstan]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete in this contest organized by the Representative Office of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.

Deadline: 11/18/2016

Europe

Data journalism workshop calls for project proposals [Spain]

Medialab-Prado in Madrid seeks data-driven projects that explore different aspects of social, economic, gender or educational inequality.

Deadline: 09/15/2015

European Parliament seeks journalism trainees [Europe]

Journalists who have experience working for media outlets in the European Union can apply for the Robert Schuman Scholarship to spend five months familiarizing themselves with EU activities.

Deadline: 10/15/2015

Science journalism contest open [Russia]

Science journalists are invited to submit works on modern biology to this contest organized by website biomolecula.ru.

Deadline: 10/01/2016

Latin America

Contest highlights reporting on education initiatives [Brazil]

Professional journalists can compete for the first Undime Journalism Prize, launched with the support of the Lemann Foundation.

Deadline: 09/18/2015

Investigative journalism contest accepting submissions [Latin America, Caribbean]

Journalists who published or broadcast investigative reports in English, Spanish or Portuguese can compete to win up to US$15,000.

Deadline: 10/31/2016

Thomson Reuters seeks journalists [Brazil]

Experienced reporters who are fluent in Portuguese and have advanced English skills can apply for two positions in São Paulo.

Middle East

AJ+ seeks engagement producer [Qatar]

Journalists with three to five years of experience in online journalism can apply for a position in Doha.

Citizen journalism training open [MENA]

The YaLa Academy's Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism offers a training program including online classes and seminars to help students become citizen journalists.

Deadline: 02/01/2017

US and Canada

Deadline approaching: UN press fellowship in Uganda [US]

Journalists interested in international development can apply for a press trip focusing on reproductive health in Uganda.

Deadline: 06/30/2016

The Christian Science Monitor seeks cyber security fellow [US]

Journalists who are familiar with what's happening in cyber security and data privacy issues can apply for this yearlong fellowship in Washington or Boston.

Deadline: 08/24/2015

Knight Foundation seeks program officer [US]

Media professionals interested in advancing journalism through innovation can apply for the position in Miami.

Scholarship available for public radio conference [US]

Producers and program makers who self-identify as part of a minority group can apply for AIR's New Voices Scholarships.

Deadline: 08/29/2016

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