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10/26/2015

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Worldwide

Contest highlights coverage of endometriosis [Worldwide]

Journalists who have reported on the disease that affects 89 million women can compete for a US$1,000 award.

Deadline: 12/31/2015

Film festival on immigration open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit their works to this festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Deadline: 12/15/2016

Photojournalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Freelance photographers reporting under risky conditions can apply for the Lucas Dolega Award. The winner will receive an endowment of EUR10,000 (US$11,839).

Deadline: 10/30/2017

Travel scholarship for photographers available [Worldwide]

Aspiring photographers can apply for a mentored trip to capture the quirky and cultural corners of Japan.

Deadline: 12/14/2016

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.

Yale World Fellows Program open [Worldwide]

Midcareer entrepreneurs, journalists, activists, artists and other professionals who are citizens of a country other than the United States are eligible.

Deadline: 12/02/2015

UNICEF’s Voice of Youth offers blogging internship [Worldwide]

Aspiring writers ages 14 to 24 can apply for a three-month remote program.

Deadline: 10/30/2015

Africa

African Union hosts documentary contest [Africa]

Audiovisual journalists can submit works about women empowerment and development issues.

Deadline: 10/31/2015

Europe

Training focuses on biostatistics for journalists [Spain]

Two workshops and a debate in Barcelona will help journalists interpret the results of biomedical research and clarify the main problems posed by statistical information.

The 19 Million Project to convene in Italy [Europe]

Journalists, designers, digital strategists, coders and humanitarians are invited to join a coalition to tackle the Mediterranean migration crisis.

Knight International Journalism Fellowship open [US, Western Europe]

Broadcast journalists with strong proficiency in Russian and English or Kazakh can apply for a 12-month program based in Kazakhstan.

Aeon seeks editorial assistant [UK]

Journalists with a focus on social media and community development can apply for this position in London.

Educational program for journalists available [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Students and professional journalists as well as specialists in international relations and civil society ages 22 to 40 can apply for this program in Minsk, Belarus.

Deadline: 10/30/2015

Latin America

Bloomberg seeks agriculture reporters [Brazil]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for two positions in São Paulo.

Narrative journalism workshop open [Chile]

Argentine journalist Josefina Licitra will lead this workshop on the role literary narrative can play in reporting.

Deadline: 11/09/2015

Journalism training program open [Brazil]

Seniors and recent college graduates can apply for this free training program offered by Folha de S. Paulo.

Deadline: 11/30/2016

Middle East

DAAD scholarships open [Jordan, Syria]

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is providing scholarships for master's studies at Jordanian universities for Syrian refugees and disadvantaged Jordanians.

Deadline: 11/30/2015

16 secs seeks social media specialist and video editor [Egypt]

Young individuals with knowledge of video editing and social media can apply to work with 16 secs, a video journalism startup in Egypt.

US and Canada

Fellowship sends journalists to Japan [US]

Midcareer professionals with an interest in U.S.-Japan relations can apply for the International Affairs Fellowship.

Deadline: 10/31/2015

Chicago Tribune offers internships [US]

College students can apply to spend 12 weeks working in the newspaper's major news departments.

Deadline: 11/01/2015

Deadline extended: online courses on financial data journalism [US]

Spanish-speaking and English-speaking journalists working within the United States may apply. Three selected participants will receive cash prizes to help them develop their stories.

Deadline: 03/04/2016

NPR Kroc fellowships open [US]

National Public Radio will offer hands-on training to three recent graduates interested in public radio journalism.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

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