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Eight worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in May

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Center for Excellence in Journalism offers course in Print Newsroom Management [Pakistan]

Three-week investigative reporting course at Columbia Journalism School

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impactAFRICA webinar focuses on reporting on maternal, child health programs [Worldwide]

The webinar "Mother & Child Healthcare: How can journalists use data to accurately measure and explain the success, or failure, of health programs?" will be webcast at 10 a.m. EDT on June 15.

Fellowship to cover HIV conference available [Worldwide]

Journalists with a track record of high-quality reporting on HIV/AIDS issues and strong English language skills can apply for a fellowship to attend the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P 2016) conference in Chicago. 

Deadline: 06/10/2016

Social innovation fellowship accepting applications [Worldwide]

Journalists who have developed business endeavors that address social needs are encouraged to apply for the Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowship in Chicago.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Photo contest highlights relations between people and state [Worldwide]

Professionals and amateur photographers can compete in a contest organized by Russia's FOTODOC Center for Documentary Photography and the Sakharov Center.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

Reporting fellowships to US-Mexico border available [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for a reporting fellowship from the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF).

Deadline: 10/28/2018

Fellowship for science conference available [Worldwide]

Journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience can apply to visit the Falling Walls Lab and attend its conference in Berlin.

Deadline: 06/24/2018

Film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can participate in this festival Sept. 15 to 22 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Fellowship to cover Olympic Games open [Worldwide]

Reporters interested in investigating isssues related to human rights and the 2016 Olympic Games can apply for a BRL7,000 (US$2,000) grant and accommodations in Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 05/12/2016


Deadline extended: environmental reporting contest [Africa]

Professional journalists can compete for the African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Awards.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Writing workshop accepting applicants [Africa]

Aspiring writers can apply to participate in a 10-day workshop in Lagos, Nigeria.

Deadline: 05/20/2016

Asia Pacific

Journalism contest accepting entries [China]

Print and online journalists can submit works in Chinese and English for the International China Journalists Association Awards.

Deadline: 05/18/2016


The Economist offers internship [UK]

Aspiring journalists interested in economics and finance can apply for the Marjorie Deane internships.

Deadline: 04/30/2016

Latin America

Cuba seminar examines journalism, tourism [Americas]

Journalists interested in the tourism industry development in Cuba can register for a seminar organized by the José Martí Journalism Institute.

College journalism contest open [Brazil]

Journalism students can submit radio stories to the CBN Radio University Journalism Award.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

International journalism congress calls for abstracts [Latin America]

Media academics, professionals and institutions in Latin America can submit papers in Spanish and Portuguese to this conference in Quito, Ecuador.

Deadline: 05/01/2016

Thomson Reuters seeks intern [Brazil]

Journalism students fluent in Portuguese and with knowledge of Spanish and English can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Middle East

Human Rights Watch seeks research assistant [Lebanon]

Journalists and other professionals with experience in human rights issues can apply for this position in Beirut.

Deadline: 04/30/2016

US and Canada

Journalism contest on disability issues open [US]

Journalists from print, radio or television outlets and online-only publications can compete for the Katherine Schneider Journalism Award.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

GroundTruth Journalism Security Workshop open [US]

Journalism students and emerging journalists are invited to attend this free training in New York. 

Associated Press Media Editors hosts workshop [Canada]

Journalism professionals, academics and students can attend a two-day NewsTrain workshop in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Generation Justice seeks media fellows [US]

Young journalists of color recently graduated or finishing college can apply for this program in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Deadline: 05/16/2016

AP-NORC Center seeks fellow [US]

Journalists with at least five years of experience with an interest in reporting on issues related to the aging population can apply for a 10-month fellowship in Chicago.

Deadline: 05/16/2016

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