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07/18/2016

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Apply now: Reporting fellowship for Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Finland

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), is accepting candidates for the Safety 2016 Reporting Fellowship, which includes traveling to the 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Tampere, Finland.

Global journalists: Win up to US$5,000 for excellence in science journalism

Global journalists can now apply for two awards recognizing excellence in science reporting. Apply by August 1, 2016.

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.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Global health reporting contest open [BRIC, Africa]

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

Deadline: 07/31/2017

Frontline Club hosts journalism awards [Worldwide]

Staff and freelance journalists who have shown integrity, courage and independent spirit in their work can enter this contest in three categories: photojournalism, broadcast and print. 

Deadline: 09/15/2017

Scholarships available for photojournalism masterclass [Worldwide]

Photojournalists and documentary filmmakers are invited to apply for the MeMo mentorship program, which includes training in Turin, Italy, and a workshop in Barcelona, Spain.

Deadline: 08/31/2016

Deadline extended: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a five-month residential fellowship at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in Washington.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

Social Media Week opens registration [Worldwide]

The event on the latest trends and topics in social and mobile media will take place Sept. 11 to 15 in Jakarta, Indonesia, London and São Paulo. Livestreaming will be available.

Reporting fellowships to Honduras and Guatemala 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: 11/06/2017

Africa

Press photo competition open [Uganda]

Photographers and photojournalists can compete for the Uganda Press Photo Award.

Deadline: 09/01/2017

Reporting grants available [Africa]

French-speaking African journalists can apply for a grant from the Wits China-Africa Reporting Project to examine the relationship between China and francophone African countries. 

Deadline: 03/30/2017

Asia Pacific

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks freelance correspondent [Central Asia]

Experienced journalists with a strong background in the region can apply for this remote position.

Mongabay seeks managing editor and staff writer [India]

Journalists with exceptional fluency in English can apply for these remote positions.

Europe

Photo contest highlights EU investments [Europe]

Three winners will receive a trip to Brussels for two people, including travel and accommodation, to attend a photography workshop.

Deadline: 08/28/2016

Deadline approaching: summer school on freedom of information [Russia]

Journalists, bloggers and civil society activists can apply for this free training in Moscow.

Deadline: 07/22/2016

Latin America

Data journalism workshop open [Mexico]

Periodistas de a Pie organizes a two-day workshop in Mexico City to introduce participants to the basic concepts and practices of data journalism.

Deadline: 08/22/2016

Thomson Reuters seeks journalists [Brazil]

Experienced reporters who are fluent in Portuguese and have advanced English skills can apply for two positions in São Paulo.

Radio Ambulante seeks interns [Latin America, US]

The podcast of Latin American stories is looking for an editorial and a production intern to join the team for six months, with the possibility to work remotely.

Deadline: 07/20/2016

Red Cross reporting course open [Brazil]

College students interested in news coverage of armed conflicts can register for this free course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/04/2017

Middle East

Contest highlights coverage of women's issues [MENA]

Tunisia's Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR) and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) organize a competition for the best journalistic works on women and decentralization.

Deadline: 08/01/2016

TIMEP seeks interns [US, MENA]

Aspiring researchers who have knowledge of Egyptian, Syrian or Libyan issues can apply for this internship at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy in Washington.

Deadline: 07/29/2016

US and Canada

Business reporting seminar open [US]

The National Press Foundation offers scholarships to a four-day seminar in Philadelphia to expand journalists' knowledge of business.

Deadline: 08/30/2016

Association of Health Care Journalists offers fellowships [US]

Professional journalists can apply for three all-expenses-paid programs to learn how to write more accurate, in-depth stories on medical research.

Deadline: 08/01/2016

State Department offers travel fellowship [US]

The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship provides an academic year of travel abroad to report on themes including people, nature and our changing world.

Deadline: 10/06/2017

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