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04/10/2017

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Worldwide

Canon hosts contest for female photojournalists [Worldwide]

Professional photojournalists wishing to cover a social, economic, political or cultural subject can apply for an EUR8,000 (US$8,527) award.

Deadline: 05/17/2017

Climate Tracker seeks writers [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 18 to 30 are invited to join the "1.5ºC Survive and Thrive" campaign for a chance to win a trip to attend the COP23 climate negotiations in November in Bonn, Germany.

CUNY offers business journalism fellowship [Worldwide]

Fellows will receive US$5,000 a month for one to three months to complete an investigative project.

Deadline: 05/31/2017

Getty Images offers grants for editorial photography [Worldwide]

Photojournalists looking to pursue projects of personal and journalistic significance can apply for a US$10,000 grant.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Pulitzer Center offers travel grants for journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists of any nationality can apply for US$5,000 to US$15,000 travel grants to cover issues that go unreported or underreported in the mainstream American and European media.

Africa

Thomson Reuters organizes course on fact-checking elections [Africa]

Journalists working for domestic media with elections in 2017 or 2018 are invited to apply for an all-expenses-paid workshop in Nairobi, Kenya.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

New Dimensions Workshop focuses on virtual reality [Africa]

Electric South will host the all-expenses-paid New Dimensions Workshop July 24 to 28 in Cape Town, South Africa. 

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Asia Pacific

ICFJ seeks Knight International Journalism Fellow [Indonesia]

Senior journalists with experience in the Global South, especially Indonesia or Malaysia, and a deep knowledge of technology can apply.

Travel grants for journalists available [New Zealand]

Journalists can apply for three-week reporting grants anywhere in Asia.

Deadline: 10/02/2017

Journalism training accepting applicants [Central Eurasia]

Journalists ages 30 and younger are invited to compete for a chance to attend a 10-week certification program in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Deadline: 04/25/2017

Journalism internship fund available [South Asia, US, Canada]

Students of South Asian descent can apply for internship assistance from the South Asian Journalists Association.

Deadline: 05/20/2017

Europe

Scholarships available for summer school on transparency [Europe]

Senior students, graduates and young professionals, including journalists, ages 35 and younger who want to learn about corruption are encouraged to apply for this training in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Latin America

Radio France International organizes radio news contest [Latin America]

Journalism students ages 30 and younger can apply for a chance to win a four-week internship in Paris.

Deadline: 05/21/2017

Online workshop on mobile journalism open [Latin America]

Professional journalists can register for this online course in Spanish offered by Mexico's University of Guadalajara.

Deadline: 04/30/2017

Grants for investigative reporting open [Brazil]

Agência Pública seeks story pitches with a focus on marijuana. Four projects will receive BRL7,000 and guidance from the investigative journalism agency.

Deadline: 04/29/2017

Deadline approaching: contest highlights science, technology reporting [Brazil]

Journalists who have contributed to the communication of scientific knowledge in Brazil can compete for the José Reis Prize.

Deadline: 04/17/2017

Middle East

Arab journalism conference open [UAE]

Media professionals, journalists and students can attend the Arab Media Forum in Dubai.

Deadline: 04/20/2017

ARIJ offers training scholarships [MENA]

Investigative journalists, researchers and graphic designers can apply for a scholarship to attend a monthlong course in Amman, Jordan.

Deadline: 04/15/2017

US and Canada

Deadline approaching: fellowship for mental health journalism [US]

The Carter Center organizes the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship For Mental Health Journalism, which aims to train reporters covering mental illness.

Deadline: 04/12/2017

Annenberg School of Journalism seeks newsroom specialist [US]

Media professionals with a diverse background and expertise can apply for a yearlong fellowship in Los Angeles.

Deadline: 04/15/2017

Society for Features Journalism offers conference fellowship [US]

Journalists of color can apply for the Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellowship Program to attend an annual conference in Kansas City.

Deadline: 05/25/2017

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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