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Fellowships available for conference on rural poverty, development [Worldwide]

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, with funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will select journalists to attend the IFAD's event in Rome on innovative approaches to inclusive financing for rural transformation.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

MediaShift offers webinar on how to verify photos, videos [Worldwide]

The hourlong webinar will cover strategies to identify fake photos and video at 1 p.m. EDT on Sept. 20.

New media contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Students, bloggers, artists and writers can submit innovative storytelling pieces to the New Media Writing Prize (NMWP).

Deadline: 11/30/2018

Contest recognizes freedom of expression [Worldwide]

Journalists, digital activists and other free speech advocates can be nominated for the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship.

Deadline: 09/30/2018

Stanford fellowship for democracy, development open [Worldwide]

Midcareer professionals, especially from developing countries, can apply for a Draper Summer Fellowship and spend three weeks at Stanford University in California.

Deadline: 11/15/2017


Mandela Washington Fellowship accepting candidates [Africa]

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) will bring 700 young leaders to the United States in summer 2019 for academic coursework and leadership training.

Deadline: 10/10/2018

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal seeks world editor [China]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

Committee to Protect Journalists seeks researcher [US, China]

Media professionals fluent in Chinese and with knowledge of human rights issues in China can apply for this part-time position.

Deadline: 07/20/2017

ICFJ hosts reporting contest on early childhood development [Asia, Africa, Latin America]

Journalists in Asia, Africa and Latin America have a chance to win an international study tour as part of a contest to recognize the best stories on early childhood development.

Deadline: 12/01/2016

Europe seeks digital communications coordinator [Eastern Europe]

Environmental journalists who are fluent in Russian and English can apply for this remote position.

Course focuses on cyber threats for media professionals [Europe]

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) is organizing a masterclass on cyber threats for media professionals Dec. 1 and 2 in Turin, Italy.

Deadline: 10/02/2016

Health journalism fund available [Germany]

Freelance and staff journalists interested in shedding light on health-related issues in developing countries can apply for the Global Health Journalism Grant Program for Germany.

Deadline: 07/11/2018

Reporting contest focuses on migration [Armenia]

The International Center for Migration Policy Development, Repat Armenia Foundation and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Armenia are organizing the journalism contest "Suitcase 2018."

Deadline: 11/01/2018

Latin America

Deadline approaching: workshop on Middle East for journalists [Ecuador]

Journalists interested in improving their coverage of Middle East conflicts can attend this two-day workshop in Quito.

Deadline: 10/16/2016

Workshop presents new journalist's toolbox [Argentina]

Journalists and journalism students can register for this course in Buenos Aires.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Globo publisher offers internship [Brazil]

College students scheduled to graduate between December 2017 and July 2019 can apply for this program in São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 10/30/2016

Bloomberg seeks editor [Brazil]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for this position in Brasília.

Middle East

Dar al-Hayat seeks editors [MENA]

Experienced journalists fluent in English can apply for several positions in Dubai, UAE.

Roberto Cimetta Fund offers grants [MENA]

Journalists and organizations working on projects in visual art, cultural policy research and more can apply for up to EUR3,000 (US$3,592) in funding.

Deadline: 09/30/2017

US and Canada

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

Women and journalists of color 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: 11/01/2017

BuzzFeed offers Emerging Writers Fellowship [US]

Aspiring writers can apply for a four-month fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 12/04/2017

Pulliam newspaper fellowships available [US]

College juniors, seniors and graduate students focusing on journalism can apply for a paid internship for the summer of 2019 at The Indianapolis Star or The Arizona Republic.

Deadline: 11/01/2018

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