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06/19/2017

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Call for entries: Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

This year-long fellowship will include two international reporting trips as well as continuing mentoring and several virtual webinars.

TruthBuzz: The viral fact-checking contest

Have an idea that can help verified facts reach the widest possible audience? You could win US$10,000 in ICFJ's TruthBuzz challenge.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

UN video competition highlights fight against climate change [Worldwide]

Anyone ages 18 to 30 can submit a video for a chance to work as a youth reporter at a climate change convention in Bonn, Germany.

Deadline: 08/18/2017

Radcliffe Institute seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Journalists and film, video, sound and new media artists can apply for stipends of up to US$77,500 at Harvard University.

Deadline: 09/14/2017

Webinar focuses on climate change during Trump administration [Worldwide]

Journalists are invited to attend the free webinar "Climate change – What’s next?" at 2:30 p.m. EDT June 20.

World Nomads offers scholarship to film in India [Worldwide]

The winner will fly to Kerala to capture the culture and communities of southern India with professional travel filmmaker Brian Rapsey.

Deadline: 07/18/2017

Contest highlights digital news stories [Worldwide]

Multimedia journalists can compete in a contest organized by the Visa pour l’Image - Perpignan’s international photojournalism festival in France.

Deadline: 07/27/2017

Africa

Earth Journalism Network offers fisheries reporting grants [West Africa]

Journalists and other expert media practitioners who want to cover stories related to fisheries management can apply for grants of up to US$500.

Deadline: 07/06/2017

Travel scholarships available for workshop [Africa, China]

The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism and the Oxfam Africa-China Dialogue Platform are organizing the workshop "Reporting Africa-China engagements in agriculture, industrialization and sustainable development" Aug. 23 to 25 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Deadline: 07/18/2017

Asia Pacific

Competition for agriculture journalism open [Philippines]

Print and broadcast journalists who cover agricultural issues can apply for the Bright Leaf Awards.

Deadline: 09/01/2017

Europe

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks journalist for Turkmen service [Eastern Europe]

Experienced journalists with professional fluency in English and Turkmen can apply for this position based in Prague, Czech Republic.

Climate Tracker seeks video reporters [EU, MENA]

Young filmmakers are invited to make a 30-second video about a climate innovation or innovator in their region for a chance to win a trip to attend a climate change conference in Germany or Latvia.

Deadline: 06/25/2017

German Parliament offers program for journalists [Europe, MENA, US]

Young professionals, including journalists, who are proficient in German can apply for an internship and training in Berlin.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Latin America

Narrative journalism contest open [Latin America, US]

Journalists ages 35 and younger with unpublished works in Spanish can compete for publication and US$2,000. This year's edition includes a special prize for a candidate living in the United States.

Deadline: 09/08/2017

Puroperiodismo seeks innovative experiences in journalism [Latin America]

The Chilean digital magazine wants to give visibility to projects that are revolutionizing the way journalism is being done in the region.

Contest highlights journalism research [Brazil]

Journalism professors and students are invited to submit their works to a contest organized by the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Journalism.

Deadline: 07/10/2017

Humanitarian reporting contest launched [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and multimedia journalists can apply for this new award from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Deadline: 08/10/2017

Middle East

Instagram competition accepting entries [Jordan]

Individuals ages 15 to 30 are invited to enter this competition organized by the United Nations to highlight the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Deadline approaching: economic journalism contest [Iraq]

Business and economic journalists can compete for an award from the Iraqi Private Banks League.

Deadline: 06/20/2017

US and Canada

Contest for investigative business journalism open [US]

Print and online journalists can compete for the 2017 Barlett & Steele Awards from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Deadline: 07/31/2017

Funding available for collaborative reporting projects [US]

Local news outlets with projects that include collaboration with technologists can apply for a US$7,000 grant from the Center for Cooperative Media and the Rita Allen Foundation.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing hosts contest [US]

Journalists ages 30 and younger who cover scientific issues can apply for the Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

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