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04/03/2017

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Worldwide

Reporting fellowships to Honduras and Guatemala available [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for a reporting fellowship from the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF).

Deadline: 11/06/2017

Residency program accepting journalists [Worldwide]

The MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire provides time and space for artists to work on creative projects, including longform journalism.

Deadline: 04/15/2017

Contest seeks photos of human rights issues, anti-corruption efforts [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can enter the Allard Prize Photography Competition.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

Grant available for photo project [Worldwide]

Women photographers ages 30 and younger can apply for a US$5,000 award from the Magnum Foundation and the Inge Morath Foundation to complete a long-term documentary project.

Deadline: 04/30/2017

Documentary fund accepting entries [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for grants to support longform feature documentaries.

Documentary film contest open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers are invited to submit their work to a film festival in Perm, Russia.

Deadline: 05/10/2017

Africa

Journalism contest highlights community leaders [Africa]

Aspiring journalists from Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa can submit text, video or photo stories to Deutsche Welle's "Heroes of today."

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Workshop focuses on migration and development [Africa]

German newspaper Taz will host an all-expenses-paid workshop for African journalists June 21 to 27 in Berlin.

Deadline: 04/09/2017

Asia Pacific

Walkley Media Incubator and Innovation Fund launched [Asia Pacific]

Journalists can apply for a scholarship to learn how to code and to fund a project that combats fake news.

Deadline: 04/06/2017

Europe

Workshop focuses on reporting on Islamic State [Spain]

The Escuela de Periodismo UAM/El País is organizing the workshop "Journalism and the Islamic State" on Dec. 2 in Madrid.

BBC News seeks journalists with disabilities [UK]

The BBC Disabled Journalists’ Program will select 12 journalists at different levels for placement in teams across the BBC News Mobile and Online department in London.

Deadline: 04/12/2017

Lviv Media Forum open [Europe]

Journalists are invited to attend this forum in Lviv, Ukraine. Topics include media trends, the role of media in global conflicts and media revenue.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Latin America

Contest recognizes higher education reporting [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 05/31/2017

El Salvador to host journalism forum [Latin America]

The 2017 Central American Journalism Forum (ForoCAP) will feature conferences and debates on the state of journalism in the region.

Course on urban reporting open [Brazil]

College students can apply to attend a free course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 04/07/2017

Middle East

Fulbright grants accepting applications [Lebanon]

Lebanese journalists, as well as Palestinian residents of Lebanon, can apply for this grant to study in the United States.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Deadline approaching: Middle East Forum [Syria]

Aspiring journalists and bloggers ages 21 to 30 can participate in a project that encourages emerging young voices to express themselves, exchange views and be heard.

Deadline: 04/03/2017

US and Canada

VICE seeks head of content for Spanish-language editions [US]

Journalists who have at least six years of experience and are fluent in Spanish can apply for this position in New York.

EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship open [Canada]

College students can apply for a fellowship to participate in a weeklong study tour in Brussels.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Russell Sage Foundation hosts journalist scholar [US]

Journalists with at least five years of experience who report on social, economic or political conditions in the United States can apply for a fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Yale organizes narrative journalism program [US]

Journalists interested in storytelling can apply for this summer program in New Haven, Connecticut.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

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