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02/29/2016

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Center for Excellence in Journalism offers course in documentary production [Pakistan]

During this two-week course, students will complete a short video or documentary that's ready to broadcast or premiere online. Apply by March 11. 

Cover malaria in Africa: Fellowship opportunity for US journalists

The program will give seven U.S. journalists the opportunity to travel to Tanzania for a five-day study tour, May 8-13, 2016. Apply by March 14. 

Report world news. Start here.

Here at City University London, our department of journalism has a range of specialist master's courses allowing you to focus on your preferred discipline within journalism, from international to investigative and magazine journalism.

Bringing Home the World: International Reporting Fellowship Program for Minority Journalists

U.S.-based minority journalists travel abroad to cover compelling yet underreported international stories, increasing the diversity of voices in global news.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Ocean science fellowship available [Worldwide]

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

Deadline: 05/12/2017

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

Global business journalism program in China accepting applications [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: 02/28/2017

Deadline approaching: UN fellowship for journalists from developing countries [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 22 to 35 can apply for the 2016 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 03/01/2016

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, iPod or iPad and not altered in Photoshop are eligible.

Deadline: 03/31/2016

Africa

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: 04/10/2016

Europe

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 one-day workshop in Madrid.

Grants for journalism training open [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: 04/05/2017

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 copywriter [Brazil]

Journalists with one to three 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 a range of subjects, including journalism courses at the Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC).

Deadline: 03/25/2016

Youth creativity contest seeks entries [MENA]

Arab youth ages 14 to 30 can submit works in photography, art, graphic design, architecture, filmmaking and science to the Nasser Bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award.

Deadline: 04/15/2016

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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