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08/17/2015

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Develop a story idea on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) throughout this Gates Foundation-sponsored fellowship, and get the opportunity to work with health reporting mentors, interview experts and take part in a story lab in Nairobi, Kenya in February 2016.

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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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Worldwide

Deadline approaching: journalism bootcamp on nanotechnology [Worldwide]

The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT is hosting a workshop in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 08/23/2015

TEDGlobal fellowships open [Worldwide]

Media entrepreneurs, human rights activists and photographers can apply for a fellowship to attend a TED conference in Arusha, Tanzania.

Deadline: 11/13/2016

Photojournalism contest offers investigative grant [Worldwide]

The winner will receive support in the implementation, production and dissemination of an in-depth project on modern day slavery and its incidence amongst women.

Deadline: 10/16/2016

Free online course focuses on Olympic Games and the media [Worldwide]

The Olympic Studies Centre at the University of Barcelona offers this course in English with subtitles in English and Spanish.

Fellowship sends reporters to health conference [Worldwide]

The National Press Foundation will cover all expenses for fellows to attend a six-day event about lung issues in Cape Town, South Africa.

Deadline: 09/08/2015

Documentary film festival open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers and broadcast journalists can participate in the Northern Character Festival in Murmansk, Russia.

Deadline: 09/15/2016

Scripps Howard Semester in Washington open [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will select two international students for a four-month internship program in Washington.

Deadline: 09/25/2015

Africa

Grants available for gold mining investigations [Africa]

The African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) is offering US$1,000 grants for investigative stories in Mali, Mauritania, Cote d'Ivoire and other West African countries.

Deadline: 08/31/2015

Mongabay seeks story proposals on conservation [Madagascar]

The reporting initiative is commissioning stories that aim to explore the effectiveness of conservation spending and interventions in Madagascar.

Asia Pacific

BBC seeks digital producer [India]

Experienced digital journalists can apply for this position in New Delhi.

Deadline: 08/19/2015

Europe

Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library hosts photo contest [Russia]

Russian photographers who take pictures abroad and foreigners who photograph life in Russia can submit their images.

Deadline: 11/01/2016

News Impact Summit Warsaw open [Europe]

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) and the Google News Lab are organizing a public event featuring some of the best practices in digital content strategies as well as cutting edge data-driven storytelling and investigative methods from around the world.

Deadline: 09/03/2015

Latin America

Bloomberg seeks news interns [Brazil]

College students fluent in Portuguese and English can apply for an internship program in Brasília.

Contest highlights science, technology journalism [Argentina]

Journalists who published or broadcast works about Argentina's scientific and technological development can compete for a ARS24,000 prize.

Deadline: 08/25/2015

Folha de S. Paulo offers video, photo training [Brazil]

College graduates with some photo experience and their own digital reflex camera can apply for this free, eight-week training in São Paulo.

Deadline: 08/24/2015

Middle East

Sport360 seeks video journalist [UAE]

Video journalists who are innovative, energetic and social media savvy can apply for this position in Abu Dhabi.

Long-term reporting competition open [Egypt]

​Students who wish to start a career in journalism can submit their story ideas for a chance to receive training and individual mentoring sessions from the Daily News Egypt.

Deadline: 08/22/2015

US and Canada

Reveal seeks investigations on race, gender [US]

Independent journalists and newsrooms that need support can submit their pitches to this public radio show.

Deadline: 08/28/2015

Fellowship available for PopTech Hybrid conference [US]

PopTech, a nonprofit that explores and catalyzes social impact, will send a journalist to its annual conference Oct. 22 to 24 in Camden, Maine.

Deadline: 08/28/2015

World Bank seeks social media strategist [US]

Media professionals with two to three years of experience can apply for this position in Washington.

Deadline: 08/19/2015

Russell Sage Foundation hosts journalist scholar [US]

Journalists with at least five years of experience who report on social, economic or political conditions in the United States can apply for a fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

The Atlantic offers media fellowship [US]

Recent college graduates can apply for a paid, yearlong position based in New York or Washington.

Deadline: 10/23/2015

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