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IWMF offers grants for women's stories [Worldwide]

Women journalists with three or more years of professional experience can apply for grants averaging US$5,000 from the International Women's Media Foundation.

Deadline: 06/29/2018

Reporters Without Borders offers individual assistance [Worldwide]

Professional and citizen journalists who are victims of reprisals because of their reporting can apply for support.

Grants available for women photographers [Worldwide]

Visual journalists can apply for up to US$10,000 in grants from Women Photograph, Getty Images and Nikon.

Deadline: 05/15/2018

Contests highlights reporting on rule of law [Worldwide]

Journalists whose work has contributed to increased awareness of the foundational importance of the rule of law can be nominated for a US$10,000 prize. 

Deadline: 05/28/2017

Deadline extended: viral fact-checking contest seeks submissions [Worldwide]

Journalists and others are invited to submit creative solutions that turn fact-checking into engaging, visual and interactive stories for a chance to win up to US$10,000.

Deadline: 07/09/2017


Open Society offers media grants [West Africa]

Local organizations can submit proposals that promote investigative journalism and free, quality and independent media.

Deadline: 04/30/2018

Asia Pacific

Fellowship for labor reporting available [South Asia]

Midcareer journalists from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka can apply for media fellowships from Panos South Asia.

Deadline: 04/30/2017

Reporting fellowship sends journalists to seven countries [Asia, Europe]

Aspiring reporters ages 18 to 30 can apply for the 2017 ASEFEdu Young Reporter to cover the Asia-Europe Foundation’s education projects in Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Myanmar, Finland and South Korea.

Deadline: 04/30/2017


Competition seeks innovative journalism projects [Europe]

Media entrepreneurs in France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland can apply for the Next Journalism Prize.

Deadline: 07/17/2017

Investigative journalism program open [Eastern Europe]

Journalists ages 20 to 35 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine can apply for this program in Riga, Latvia.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Workshop focuses on infographics, data visualization [Spain]

The UAM/El País School of Journalism organizes this intensive training Jan. 27, 2018 in Madrid.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks journalist [Eastern Europe]

Experienced journalists who are native speakers in Chechen language and fluent in Russian and English can apply for this position in Prague.

Latin America

Forum to discuss press freedom [Brazil]

Journalism professionals, academics and students are invited to this event in Brasília.

Data journalism workshop open [Latin America]

Journalists can attend the workshop April 25 and 26 in Bogotá, Colombia, or register for its online version available April 24 to June 16.

Master's program in science communication open [Brazil]

Journalists who want to specialize in science communication can apply for a free program in Campinas, São Paulo.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Middle East

Contest recognizes literary criticism [MENA]

Writers and artists can compete for the Sultan Qaboos Award for Culture, Art and Literature.

Deadline: 07/26/2018

Youth for Change Program accepting applications [MENA]

Entrepreneurs from Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia can apply for training, mentorship and grants.

Deadline: 05/10/2017

US and Canada

Journalism exchange fellowship accepting applicants [US, Austria]

Print, broadcast and freelance journalists ages 21 to 38 can apply for a seven-week fellowship in Austria or the United States.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication open [US]

Budding to midcareer science journalists and working scientists with a commitment to science communication can apply for this program in Boston.  

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Broadcast journalism scholarship available [US]

Sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate students intending to pursue a career in broadcast journalism can apply for a US$10,000 scholarship.

Deadline: 05/31/2017

ONA17 Student Newsroom open [US]

College students and aspiring mentors can apply to cover the Online News Association Conference & Awards Banquet Oct. 5 to 7 in Washington.

Deadline: 05/04/2017

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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