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07/17/2017

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

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Worldwide

MediaShift hosts webinar on Google Apps for journalism [Worldwide]

The hourlong webinar will cover cheap and effective tools to improve newsroom workflow at 1 p.m. EDT on July 26.

Reporters Without Borders Germany offers refuge scholarship [Worldwide]

Journalists from countries in crisis or war can apply to stay in Berlin for up to three months.

Climate Tracker sends journalists to climate change conference [Worldwide]

Young journalists are invited to write inspiring stories and publish them in a media outlet for a chance to win a trip to the Conference of Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany.

Festival seeks films on migration [Worldwide]

Professional and emerging filmmakers are invited to submit works that capture the promise and challenges of migration and the contributions migrants make to their new communities.

Deadline: 09/17/2017

Nieman Foundation offers journalism research fellowships [Worldwide]

Publishers, programmers, web designers, media analysts, academics and journalists can apply for short-term fellowships at Harvard.

Deadline: 09/29/2017

Africa

Travel fellowship available for entrepreneurship conference [Africa]

Journalists are invited to attend and cover the Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum Oct. 13 to 15 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Deadline: 07/31/2017

Climate Tracker organizes workshop in Ethiopia [Africa]

Aspiring climate communicators ages 30 and younger are invited to write an article about climate resilience and financing to participate in a three-day workshop in Addis Ababa.

Deadline: 08/04/2017

Asia Pacific

Reuters Institute offers fellowship at Oxford University [China]

Midcareer journalists who reside in Hong Kong can apply for the Lion Rock Spirit Fellowship in England.

Deadline: 07/28/2017

Europe

Innovative journalism contest accepting entries [Russia]

Journalists and media outlets can compete in the 2017 Tech in Media contest.

Deadline: 09/15/2017

Free training program on digital journalism available [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience can apply for a program in Armenia and Georgia offered by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Fritt Ord Foundation and the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Deadline: 08/06/2017

Reporting grants available to cover food and development [Europe]

The European Journalism Centre offers grants to advance journalistic coverage of global development.

Deadline: 09/06/2017

Latin America

Hacks/Hackers Media Party calls for workshop proposals [Latin America]

The three-day media event in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is accepting workshop proposals from journalists, developers and entrepreneurs.

Deadline: 07/30/2017

Apple seeks content editor [Brazil]

Journalists with more than six years of experience and fluency in English can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Online workshop focuses on narrative journalism [Latin America, Spain]

Journalists, students and anyone interested in improving their storytelling skills can register for this workshop in Spanish.

Knight Center hosts free online course on video journalism for digital platforms [Brazil]

The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will be offered in Portuguese July 24 to Aug. 20.

Middle East

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship open [Lebanon]

Midcareer professionals who are Lebanese citizens or Palestinian residents in Lebanon can apply for this fellowship in the United States.

Deadline: 08/18/2017

Social media conference open [MENA]

Youth Without Borders and We Are Jordan organize this conference Aug. 16 to 20 in Amman, Jordan.

Deadline: 08/10/2017

US and Canada

Contest for medical science reporting open [US]

The Victor Cohn Prize offers US$3,000 for works that raised public awareness of advances in medical science and their impact on human health and well-being.

Deadline: 08/01/2017

Genetics and Behavior Journalism Fellowships accepting applications [US]

Budding to midcareer journalists can apply for a US$7,500 grant to produce longform stories on the broad theme of genetics and behavior.

Deadline: 09/15/2017

Scholarships available for independent filmmaking workshop [US]

UC Berkeley's Investigative Reporting Program at the Graduate School of Journalism will host a professional workshop Oct. 22 to 24.

Deadline: 07/31/2017

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