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Ocean science fellowship available [Worldwide]

Journalists with at least two years of experience can apply for a weeklong marine science fellowship with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts.

Deadline: 05/11/2018

Fellowship focuses on technology policy [Worldwide]

Researchers, graduate students and others can apply to spend four weeks at the Institute for Technology and Society in Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 03/20/2016

Festival of adventure films open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur filmmakers with works on mountaineering and other extreme adventures can compete in the International Festival of Mountaineering and Adventure Films "Vertical" in Moscow.

Deadline: 03/30/2016

Student essay contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Winners will be invited to present their works on global citizenship and cultural understanding at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Deadline: 03/16/2017

Deadline extended: global business journalism program in China [Worldwide]

The Tsinghua School of Journalism and Communication offers a master's degree designed to bring business journalism in line with top international reporting standards.

Deadline: 03/20/2018

UN fellowship available for journalists from developing countries [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 22 to 35 can apply for the 2018 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 05/07/2018

Cross Video Days calls for projects [Worldwide]

Digital content creators can apply to pitch and finance their projects in Paris.

Deadline: 03/21/2016

PhotOn Festival Grant open [Worldwide]

Budding photojournalists can compete for a EUR2,000 grant.

Deadline: 03/31/2016

iPhone photography competition open [Worldwide]

Images taken with an iPhone or iPad and not altered in Photoshop are eligible.

Deadline: 03/31/2018


New America's Global Gender Parity Initiative calls for pitches [Sub-Saharan Africa]

Journalists who are fluent in English and have at least three years of experience can apply for a reporting grant.

Deadline: 04/22/2016

Asia Pacific

Fellowship for writers available [South Asia]

Unpublished authors from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan can apply for the Charles Pick South Asian Fellowship in Norwich, United Kingdom.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Journalism competition open [Uzbekistan]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can compete in a contest celebrating World Press Freedom Day, May 3.

Deadline: 04/10/2018


Dataharvest conference open [Europe]

Investigative journalists and data specialists are invited to a conference in Mechelen, Belgium.

Freelance journalism workshop open [Spain]

Budding journalists who wish to acquire tools to work independently can attend this two-day workshop in Madrid.

Grants for journalism training available [UK]

The Journalism Diversity Fund offers grants to budding, diverse British journalists planning to attend courses accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists.

Deadline: 11/15/2017

Latin America

Conference focuses on terrorism and media [Brazil]

The free event "Religions, Intellectuals and Media: Positions On Terrorism" will take place March 8 and 9 in São Paulo.

BuzzFeed seeks video producer/editor [Brazil]

Videomakers with four to six years of experience can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Middle East

Scholarship program in the Netherlands open [MENA]

Journalists and other professionals in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia can apply for scholarships for journalism courses at the Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC).

Youth creativity contest seeks entries [MENA]

Arab youth can submit works in photography, art, graphic design, architecture, filmmaking and science to the Nasser Bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award.

Deadline: 09/01/2018

US and Canada

Environmental journalism contest accepting submissions [US]

Print, radio, broadcast and digital reporters can apply for the John B. Oakes Award administered by the Columbia Journalism School.

Deadline: 04/22/2016

Third Coast Festival hosts radio residency [US]

Radio producers ages 21 and older who want to make great strides on an audio story or documentary project can apply for this residency in the Ragdale retreat in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Deadline: 03/23/2016

Environmental reporting contest open [US, Canada, Mexico]

Print, television, radio and online journalists can apply for the Knight-Risser Prize in Western Environmental Journalism worth US$5,000.

Deadline: 03/15/2017

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