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Apply for a fellowship to cover road safety in Southeast Asia

Apply for a workshop sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), with all travel and accomodation expenses covered. 

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Society of Environmental Journalists offers grants [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for grants of up to US$5,000 to support their environmental reporting on renewable energy in the United States and climate change in North America.

Deadline: 11/15/2016

Essay contest seeks submissions [Worldwide]

The Fountain Magazine is hosting an essay contest on the issues facing today’s immigrants.

Deadline: 11/30/2016

Film festival on immigration open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit their works to this festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Deadline: 12/15/2016

Mobile photography contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Photographers with strong photos shot with their mobile devices can enter the Mobile Photo Awards.

Deadline: 12/04/2016

Rockefeller Bellagio residency program open [Worldwide]

The program offers a serene setting conducive to focused, goal-oriented work in Italy.

Deadline: 05/01/2017


Contest seeks innovative stories about children [Africa]

Journalists in East and Southern Africa are invited submit their story ideas to the Isu Elihle (Great Idea) Awards.

Deadline: 11/03/2016

Asia Pacific

CNN seeks writer/producer [China]

Journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

Deadline extended: fellowship for workshop on road safety reporting [Southeast Asia]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), is organizing a workshop Dec. 5 and 6 to improve journalists' understanding of road-safety issues and provide them with cutting-edge digital tools to create in-depth, engaging coverage.

Deadline: 10/20/2016

Graduate fellowships available [Indonesia]

Graduates ages 35 and younger can apply to spend a year as pre-doctoral researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago.

Deadline: 12/31/2016


Film festival open [Central, Eastern Europe]

Festival goEast, organized by the German Film Institute, will take place April 26 to May 2, 2017 in Wiesbaden, Germany.

Deadline: 12/31/2016

Journalist-in-Residence program available for endangered journalists [Europe]

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) in Germany offers a program to enable journalists to leave an unsafe environment of oppression for up to 12 months to recover and find new strength.

Deadline: 11/08/2016

Free seminar on borders and sovereignty for journalists [Spain]

Journalists can register for this three-week seminar in Madrid.

Deadline: 10/24/2016

Latin America

Journalism contest focuses on human rights [Brazil]

Journalists and students can submit works on this year's theme, "Social violence against women, children, elderly, blacks and the poor."

Deadline: 11/21/2016

Mongabay Latam seeks story proposals [Latin America]

The Mongabay Reporting Network is looking for stories in Spanish on the following topics: natural protected areas, land management, deforestation and forest policy, natural resources, REDD+ and forest value chains.

Deadline approaching: program on innovation and entrepreneurship [Latin America]

The International Center of Journalists (ICFJ) is recruiting journalists, digital entrepreneurs, technologists and media business managers from Brazil, Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua and Honduras for a monthlong fellowship in the United States.

Deadline: 12/15/2016

Middle East

AlBorsa newspaper seeks translators [Egypt]

Journalists and translators can apply for this position in Cairo.

Data journalism funds available [MENA]

Journalists from North Africa, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen and Palestine can apply for this grant from InfoTimes.

US and Canada

The Globe and Mail seeks journalists [Canada]

Freelance writers and editors, experienced journalists, recent graduates and seniors can apply for several positions in Toronto.

Deadline: 10/28/2016

Grist Fellowship Program open [US]

Budding journalists interested in environmental issues can apply for editorial, justice and video fellowships in Seattle.

Deadline: 11/08/2016

Congressional fellowships for journalists open [US]

Journalists with two to 10 years of experience can apply for a US$50,000 fellowship to spend nine months on Capitol Hill.

Deadline: 12/05/2016

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