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Journalism fellowships at Oxford open [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists can apply for a research fellowship with the Reuters Institute at Oxford University.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

Contest honors reporting on Belarus [Worldwide]

Journalists writing about Belarus can compete with works in English, Danish, Spanish, German, French, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Swedish, Bulgarian, Russian and Polish.

Deadline: 01/22/2017

Photo contest highlights water issues [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers are invited to submit images that help show the impact of poor governance and/or integrity in water and wastewater management. 

Deadline: 01/31/2017

Reporting grants available to cover opportunities for women [Worldwide]

The European Journalism Center is offering grants for stories that highlight women’s lifelong learning, health, jobs, entrepreneurship or new roles in developing countries.

Deadline: 02/21/2018

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

Grant available for literary reporting [Worldwide]

Early-career nonfiction writers who want to focus on a story that uncovers truths about the human condition can apply for the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award.

Deadline: 02/20/2018

European Geosciences Union offers science fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in covering research of the Earth, planetary or space sciences can apply for a EUR5,000 (US$5,872) fellowship.

Deadline: 12/05/2017


Internews seeks program director [Kenya]

Media development professionals with at least seven years of experience can apply for this position in Nairobi.

Journalism contest accepting submissions [Uganda]

Professional and freelance journalists can apply for the Uganda National Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

Asia Pacific

Financial journalism competition open [India]

Journalists who work in newspapers and magazines in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai are eligible.

Deadline: 01/15/2018


Freelance journalism workshop open [Spain]

Budding journalists who wish to acquire tools to work independently can attend this two-day workshop in Madrid.

Journalism contest focuses on protection of citizens' rights [Kyrgyzstan]

Media outlets and journalists can submit their work in Kyrgyz and Russian to this contest organized as part of the European Union project "Assistance in strengthening the rule of law in the Kyrgyz Republic."

Deadline: 12/10/2016

Latin America

Online workshop covers nonfiction for journalists [Latin America]

The Centro de Formación en Periodismo Digital at the University of Guadalajara will offer an online course on journalism creativity and brief nonfiction Jan. 23 to March 5, 2017.

Deadline: 01/08/2017

Seminar focuses on media and education [Brazil]

Journalists, academics and students interested in the role of the media in education can attend this free event on Dec. 6 and 7 in Rio de Janeiro.

Bloomberg seeks news interns [Brazil]

College students who are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for an internship program in São Paulo.

Middle East

Young Leaders Visitors Program seeks applicants [MENA, Sweden]

Individuals ages 22 to 32 who are working actively with democracy, sustainability, diversity and/or human rights can apply for this program organized by the Swedish Institute.

Deadline: 12/05/2016

Middle East Now hosts film competition [MENA]

Documentarians are invited to participate in this festival April 10 to 15 in Florence, Italy.

Deadline: 02/09/2018

US and Canada

The Wall Street Journal offers internships [US]

Undergraduate, graduate students and recent graduates can apply for a summer internship in New York.

Deadline: 10/26/2018

National Geographic launches contest to search for digital correspondent [US]

The National Geographic's Assignment Explorer team seeks a digital correspondent with a unique point of view to bring content to its digital audience.

Deadline: 12/20/2016

Wired magazine seeks editorial fellows [US]

College graduates with professional reporting and writing experience can apply for these positions in San Francisco.

Deadline: 11/30/2016

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