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Scholarships for journalism courses available [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend an RNTC course in the Netherlands.

Deadline: 10/20/2016

NewsU offers webinar on editing resources [Worldwide]

"The Web's Best Editing Resources" will be broadcast online at 2 p.m. EDT on Sept. 15.

Thomson Reuters hosts journalism training program [Worldwide]

Aspiring reporters, recent graduates or business journalists with English proficiency can apply for a nine-month training program in a major Reuters bureau.

Deadline: 11/15/2016

Workshops for documentarians accepting applications [Worldwide]

The European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs (EAVE) will host three workshops in Europe in 2019. Scholarships are available.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Wilson Center hosts public policy fellows [Worldwide]

Journalists, scholars and public officials can apply for a nine-month residential fellowship in Washington.

Deadline: 10/01/2018


African Media Initiative hosts media competition [Africa]

Professional journalists and media organizations with works in English, French, Arabic or Portuguese can apply for the Zimeo Excellence in Media Awards.

Deadline: 09/15/2016

KAS media scholarships accepting applications [Sub-Saharan Africa]

Journalists fluent in English ages 30 and younger can apply for the University of Witwatersrand's Journalism Program in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Deadline: 07/13/2018

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters seeks correspondent [China]

Experienced journalists fluent in English and Mandarin can apply for this position in Beijing.


EU journalism contest seeks entries [Georgia]

Journalists, bloggers and web publishers can submit entries in Georgian, Russian, English, Abkhaz and Ossetian.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

BBC seeks aspiring documentary filmmakers [UK]

The BBC Documentaries New Directors Initiative 2016 will select six candidates to produce and direct their first longform documentary.

Deadline: 09/04/2016

Free workshop for women filmmakers seeks participants [Caucasus]

Women documentary filmmakers and producers can participate in this workshop that will be held as part of the Tbilisi International Documentary Film Festival.

Deadline: 09/23/2016

Latin America

Science journalism contest open [South America]

Journalists and photographers are invited to submit their works on science, technology and innovation.

Deadline: 04/26/2018

Knight Center hosts online data mining course [Brazil]

Journalists and other professionals can participate in this four-week course in Portuguese.

Competition on drug-related reporting open [Latin America]

Print and online journalists with articles in Spanish or Portuguese are eligible. Winners will attend the VI Latin American Conference on Drug Policy in Dominican Republic.

Deadline: 09/01/2016

Funding available for soccer reporting [Brazil]

Independent journalists can submit story pitches to compete for a BRL3,000 grant.

Deadline: 09/05/2016

Middle East

Data bootcamp accepting applications [Morocco]

Journalists, civic activists, technologists and designers are invited to this free event in Casablanca.

Vogue Arabia seeks copy editor [UAE]

Experienced journalists fluent in Arabic and English can apply for this position in Dubai.

US and Canada

National Press Foundation hosts journalism contest [US]

Journalists and media organizations can apply for seven awards for outstanding use of journalism.

Deadline: 10/05/2018

The Washington Post offers paid internships [US]

Journalism students who had at least one professional news media job or internship can apply for a summer internship program.

Deadline: 10/12/2018

The Nation hosts student writing contest [US]

College and high school students are invited to submit an essay to this contest.

Deadline: 09/19/2016

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