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02/13/2017

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ICFJ, CIFF offer Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

Journalists from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania who cover child health and development can apply for this reporting fellowship.

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Worldwide

Poynter's NewsU hosts free course on fact-checking [Worldwide]

Journalists and others who want to learn basic fact-checking skills and best practices can attend this self-directed course at any time.

Hostwriter seeks journalists for European newsroom [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in discussing the biggest challenges facing Europe from a cross-border perspective are invited to join the Agora Project, a temporary newsroom in Yerevan, Armenia.

Deadline: 02/19/2017

IWMF's fund for women journalists open [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund, which aims to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors.

Deadline: 07/25/2017

Scholarships for journalism courses available [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend courses at the Radio Nederland Training Centre in the Netherlands.

Deadline: 03/29/2017

Student essay contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Winners will be invited to present their works on global citizenship and cultural understanding at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Deadline: 03/16/2017

Nominations open for Knight International Journalism Awards [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists seeks pioneering journalists whose work has made an impact on the lives of people in the developing world.

Deadline: 02/17/2017

Africa

Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [South Africa]

Journalists with investigative works published or broadcast in 2016 can compete for the Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism.

Deadline: 03/24/2017

Asia Pacific

S&P Global Market Intelligence seeks freelance reporter [China]

The freelancer will deliver three features a month on the Chinese real estate industry or specific real estate companies in the Greater China market.

Adenauer Fellowship for Media and Communication open [Asia]

Journalists with at least two years of experience and English fluency can apply for financial support from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Media Programme Asia to pursue a postgraduate program or internship.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Europe

The Washington Post fellowship open [UK]

Print, radio, television and online journalists with two or three years of experience can apply for the Laurence Stern Fellowship in Washington.

Deadline: 03/17/2017

Cultural journalism program accepting applications [Russia]

Journalists ages 20 to 30 can apply for free training in Moscow and Krasnoyarsk.

Deadline: 02/20/2017

Summer academy focuses on democratic reform [Eastern Europe]

Journalists, policy specialists, government and nonprofit workers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine can apply for this program in Warsaw, Poland.

Deadline: 02/19/2017

Latin America

Narrative journalism workshop open [Colombia]

Fondo de Cultura Económica, a nonprofit publishing house, will host this course March 18 to May 27 in Bogotá. Participants will compete for a cash prize and to have their work published in El Tiempo newspaper.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Reporting contest on development initiatives open [Brazil]

Stories in one of Brazil's nine northeastern states, northern Minas Gerais and northern Espírito Santo are eligible for cash prizes.

Deadline: 03/03/2017

ICFJ, Connectas offer journalism grants [Latin America]

Journalists producing stories in Spanish can apply for funding of up to US$2,000.

Deadline: 03/05/2017

The New York Times seeks bureau chief [Brazil]

Experienced journalists proficient in Portuguese or Spanish can apply for this position in Rio de Janeiro.

Middle East

Migration Media Award seeks entries [MENA, Europe]

Professional journalists are invited to submit articles or videos/multimedia to this contest.

Deadline: 04/09/2017

Goethe-Institut offers writing workshops [Lebanon]

Talented authors ages 20 to 40 can attend a series of workshops in Beirut.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

US and Canada

The Investigative Fund offers Ida B. Wells Fellowship [US]

Journalists of color can apply for a US$10,000 fellowship to produce investigative reporting.

Deadline: 03/01/2017

ProPublica organizes Summer Data Institute [US]

Journalism students and journalists interested in learning how to use data, design and code to help tell stories can attend this free training in New York.

Deadline: 03/31/2017

Workshop focuses on social science for journalists [US]

The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) will host its first Social Science Summer Institute for Journalists July 12 to 14 in New York. Participants will receive accommodation, meals and travel.

Deadline: 03/31/2017

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