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07/05/2016

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Sports journos: Apply now for reporting trip to Japan

The Foreign Press Center Japan, in cooperation with the International Center for Journalists, is sponsoring a fellowship tour to Japan for a sports journalist from the U.S.

Full scholarships for 2017 Media Campaigns course at RNTC. Apply now!

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New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Deadline extended: global health reporting contest [BRIC, Africa]

Journalists from Brazil, Russia, India, China and Sub-Saharan Africa with the best coverage of maternal, child health and Ebola or Zika can win a cash prize and a paid trip to the United States.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Online workshop covers tools, techniques for community engagement, verification [Worldwide]

First Draft News is offering a free workshop at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) on July 14 broadcast live from AJ+.

Contest seeks essays on freedom [Worldwide]

The Bastiat Prize for Journalism offers US$10,000 for an outstanding work on the importance of freedom.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Deadline approaching: cultural journalism fellowship in Colombia [Worldwide]

Print and digital journalists who are fluent in English can apply to travel to Colombia and explore the relationship between journalism and fiction with García Márquez’s "One hundred years of solitude" serving as a roadmap.

Deadline: 03/21/2017

Scholarships available for master's in multimedia journalism in China [Worldwide]

The University of Bolton and the Beijing Foreign Studies University are offering two postgraduate scholarships for international students in multimedia journalism for the 2016/17 academic year.

Deadline: 07/30/2016

Redford Center offers documentary grant [Worldwide]

Filmmakers who want to inspire positive change in the world can apply for a US$15,000 grant and more.

Deadline: 08/10/2016

Poynter offers fact-checking fellowships [Worldwide]

Fact-checkers who want to spend time embedded at a fact-checking organization in another country can apply for a US$2,500 fellowship.

Deadline: 07/15/2016

Africa

Deadline extended: impactAFRICA data-driven storytelling contest [Africa]

Journalists who report on water and sanitation issues in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania or Zambia can win a study trip to major newsrooms in the United States.

Deadline: 07/15/2016

IREX offers internship program [Mozambique]

Aspiring journalists can apply for this 10-month program organized by IREX's Programa para o Fortalecimento da Mídia in Maputo.

Deadline: 07/18/2016

Asia Pacific

Competition for agriculture journalism open [Philippines]

Print and broadcast journalists who cover agricultural issues can apply for the Bright Leaf Awards.

Deadline: 09/01/2016

Deadline extended: environmental journalism competition [Asia]

Professional and citizen journalists who cover environmental issues can apply for an award from the Singapore Environment Council.

Deadline: 07/15/2016

Europe

Innovative journalism contest accepting entries [Russia]

Journalists and media outlets can compete in the 2016 Tech in Media contest.

Deadline: 08/20/2016

Summer school focuses on investigative journalism [Balkans]

Journalists with at least three years of experience in journalism are eligible for a scholarship to attend this training in Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Deadline: 07/20/2016

Course focuses on data journalism [Ukraine]

Journalists from regional media are encouraged to apply for this training in Kiev.

Deadline: 07/10/2016

Latin America

Free online course on climate change for journalists open [Latin America]

Environmental news magazine Claves21, with the support of the Earth Journalism Network, is organizing an online course July 25 to Sept. 18. Participants who write the best final papers will receive cash prizes.

Deadline: 07/22/2016

Journalism program accepting candidates [Brazil]

Portuguese-speaking graduates can apply for a free, three-month training in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Abraji offers online course in data journalism [Brazil]

Journalists who want to learn how to access and analyze public data can enroll in this three-week course from the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism.

Middle East

Citizen journalism training open [MENA]

The YaLa Academy's Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism offers a training program including online classes and seminars to help students become citizen journalists.

Deadline: 02/01/2017

Wilson Center offers research grant [MENA]

Journalists, media scholars and researchers can apply for this research grant in Washington.

Deadline: 07/15/2016

US and Canada

Initiative for diversity in investigative reporting on social justice launched [US]

Women and journalists of color working in any type of media can apply for a reporting fellowship from the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism.

Deadline: 10/01/2016

National Press Foundation offers training on mental health reporting [US]

Journalists interested in covering mental health issues can apply for an all-expenses-paid fellowship to attend a four-day training in Washington.

Deadline: 07/13/2016

Inside Climate News seeks journalists [US]

Positions include features, long-form and investigations editor; political reporter; clean energy reporter; environmental justice and activism reporter; reporters with expertise in agriculture, water and nuclear energy; and audience development and engagement director.

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