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Human rights fellowships available [Worldwide]

Recent graduates in journalism, international relations or law can apply for a yearlong fellowship to work with Human Rights Watch in New York or Washington.

Deadline: 10/05/2018

Travel video contest open [Worldwide]

Students ages 18 and older can submit a video to win US$4,000.

Deadline: 10/09/2018

Exchange program for journalists in Ukrainian media open [Worldwide]

Journalism students and young journalists with up to five years of experience can apply for a paid internship in newsrooms in Ukraine.

Deadline: 10/20/2016

Foreign Press Association seeks photos [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers are invited to capture their personal perspective of “International Cities” and/or “International People” for the FPA Scholarship Fund 2017 Photo Calendar.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Reporting fellowships on climate change conference available [Worldwide]

The International Reporting Project (IRP) is offering up to five fellowships to cover the 2016 Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, Morocco. 

Deadline: 09/21/2016

Film festival on human rights open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit documentaries produced in 2017 to 2019 to this festival in Prague.

Deadline: 09/15/2018


IREX seeks field coordinator, monitoring assistant [Mozambique]

Media and development professionals can apply for two positions in a nonprofit organization in Nampula.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Mongabay seeks story proposals on conservation [Madagascar]

The reporting initiative is commissioning stories that aim to explore the effectiveness of conservation spending and interventions in Madagascar.

impactAFRICA offers grants [Africa]

Journalists with digital storytelling ideas that would expose new or under-reported issues in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia can apply to win cash grants, technology support and editorial mentoring.

Deadline: 03/15/2017

Asia Pacific

Training focuses on visual storytelling [Afghanistan]

Women journalists based in Kabul, Bamiyan, Kandahar and Herat can apply for this training and mentoring program in Kabul.

Deadline: 10/01/2016


Professional exchange program open [UK, Germany, US]

Journalists and other professionals ages 25 to 35 can apply for the Alfa Fellowship Program to develop greater intercultural understanding in Russia.

Deadline: 12/01/2016

Latin America

Nonfiction book workshop open [Latin America]

Eight Latin American journalists will be selected to participate in this workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Deadline: 07/09/2018

Startup accelerator accepting projects [Brazil]

Digital entrepreneurs can compete for an investment of up to BRL150,000, training, networking and mentoring from WOW Accelerator in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul.

Deadline: 09/25/2016

Street photography workshop open [Peru]

NNFotógrafos is offering a photography workshop Oct. 26 and 27 in Lima.

Globo Network seeks trainees [Brazil]

Recent college graduates and graduate students with advanced English skills can apply for this traineeship in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/15/2018

Middle East

BBC Arabic Festival calls for films [MENA]

Aspiring documentarians can participate in this festival in London.

Deadline: 10/20/2017

ICRC seeks media analyst [MENA]

Journalists and graduates of other specialties can apply for this position with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Cairo.

Deadline: 09/14/2016

US and Canada

Journalists turned authors eligible for book award [US]

Practicing journalists who authored a book can be nominated for the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, a US$15,000 award.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

The New York Times accepting internship applications [US]

College seniors and graduate students can apply for a summer internship in New York.

Deadline: 10/31/2017

Center for Investigative Reporting hosts filmmaking residency [US]

Women filmmakers in the first five years of their careers can apply for this program in Emeryville, California.

Deadline: 09/23/2016

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