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Weekly Bulletin
08/31/2015

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HIV Prevention Reporting Fellowship

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.

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.

Journalists from 100 countries will mark the global spread of investigative reporting

The Global Investigative Journalism Conference will take place Oct. 8-11 in Lillehammer, Norway. Register today to attend the conference, which will feature more than 150 sessions, top journalists and other experts in the media field.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Contest for science journalism students open [Worldwide]

Aspiring medical or science journalists can receive an award to attend the world's largest neuroscience meeting in Washington.

Deadline: 09/15/2017

Residency program accepting journalists [Worldwide]

The MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire provides time and space for artists to work on creative projects, including longform journalism.

Deadline: 04/15/2017

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

Smithsonian hosts photo contest [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can enter for a chance to win US$2,500.

Deadline: 11/30/2016

Radcliffe Institute seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Journalists and film, video, sound and new media artists can apply for stipends of up to US$77,500 at Harvard University.

Deadline: 09/14/2017

Human rights fellowships available [Worldwide]

Recent graduates in journalism, international relations or law can apply for a yearlong fellowship to work with the Human Rights Watch in New York or Washington.

Deadline: 10/06/2017

Postgraduate scholarships in UK available [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for the Chevening Scholarship Program to study at a postgraduate level at any U.K. university.

Deadline: 11/07/2017

Africa

Code for South Africa seeks data wrangler [Africa]

Data enthusiasts who are able to explore datasets and identify interesting stories can apply for the position in Cape Town.

Asia Pacific

Deadline approaching: journalism fellowship [India, Pakistan]

Midcareer journalists who cover politics and economics can apply for an eight-week trip to the United Kingdom.

Deadline: 09/04/2015

Photo contest highlights climate change impact [Asia Pacific]

Nonprofessional photographers can enter the #Click4Climate photo contest.

Deadline: 09/30/2015

Europe

Workshop for young journalists available [Germany, Moldova, Ukraine]

Students, recent graduates and young professionals can apply to create an international Noua magazine.

Deadline: 09/09/2015

Journalism contest offers trip to Afghanistan [Europe]

Professional journalists and photographers ages 25 and older can apply to develop an original piece of development journalism.

Deadline: 09/27/2015

Human rights training open [Russia]

Journalists, students, IT professionals, activists and others can attend the Moscow School of Human Rights at the Sakharov Center

Deadline: 09/15/2015

Latin America

Free online workshop focuses on public data access [Chile]

Participants will learn about data journalism concepts and tools as well as Chile's Law for the Transparency of Public Administration and Access to State Information.

São Paulo hosts international journalism festival [Brazil]

The 2017 Piauí GloboNews Festival features talks with renowned journalists about lessons they learned covering the election of Donald Trump in the United States, the rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey and Vladimir Putin's crusade in Russia.

FNPI organizes workshops for journalists [Colombia]

The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for a New Iberoamerican Journalism organizes seven free workshops during the FNPI Prize Festival, which will take place Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 in Medellín.

Deadline: 09/07/2015

TV channel hosts audiovisual training [Brazil]

Media students who are sophomore and juniors in a partner college can apply for a two-week program in Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 09/11/2015

Middle East

Carthage Film Festival open [MENA]

Filmmakers can submit short movies and documentaries to this festival in Tunisia.

Deadline: 09/15/2015

Vinelab seeks digital content editor [Lebanon]

Digital editors who are fluent in English and Arabic can apply for this position in Beirut.

US and Canada

State Department offers travel fellowship [US]

The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship provides an academic year of travel abroad to report on themes including people, nature and our changing world.

Deadline: 10/06/2017

Travel scholarship for marine mammalogy conference available [North America, Asia]

Nonprofit COMPASS is sending journalists to the 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, hosted by the Society for Marine Mammalogy in San Francisco this December.

Deadline: 09/11/2015

Media fellowships on criminal justice issues available [US]

The Soros Justice Fellowships fund writers, print and broadcast journalists, bloggers, filmmakers and others to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate and catalyze change.

Deadline: 12/06/2017

Center for Public Integrity seeks minority fellows [US]

Journalists with two to five years of experience can apply for the positions in Washington.

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