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Gates Cambridge Scholarship in the UK open [Worldwide]

Journalists and others can apply to an all-expenses paid, postgraduate program at the University of Cambridge.

Deadline: 10/11/2017

Harvard offers media innovation fellowship [Worldwide]

Nieman-Berkman Fellows spend a year conducting research on journalism innovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 12/01/2017

Travel photography contest open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can compete for the Travel Photography of the Year Awards.

Deadline: 09/25/2017

Photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Photojournalists and multimedia teams can submit their works to the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar.

Deadline: 11/08/2017

NewsU presents webinar on editing tools [Worldwide]

Editors and reporters who want to improve their writing can attend this online seminar at 2:00 p.m. EDT on Oct. 19.


Contest highlights cartoons on gender equality [Nigeria]

Cartoonists ages 18 to 28 can enter this competition organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and the UN Women/Nigeria Country Office.

Deadline: 09/18/2017

Asia Pacific

PAYK Investigative Journalism Fellowship open [Afghanistan]

Midcareer journalists can apply for a US$1,000 fellowship to cover a critical issue related to Afghanistan's government, accountability and transparency.

Deadline: 09/20/2017

Bloomberg offers news internship [Australia, New Zealand]

Aspiring financial journalists can apply for an internship in Sydney and Wellington.


Cross-border journalism program open [Europe, Central Asia]

Journalists with three to 20 years of experience can apply for a program from the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Fritt Ord Foundation and the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Deadline: 10/01/2017

Travel grants for data journalists available [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Journalists, civic activists and data enthusiasts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan can apply for grants to attend DataFest Tbilisi this November in Georgia.

Deadline: 09/20/2017

Latin America

Online workshop on mobile video open [Latin America]

The Digital Journalism Center at the University of Guadalajara offers this online course in Spanish Oct. 9 to 23.

Deadline: 09/24/2017

Journalism contest to focus on two-wheeled vehicles as effective transportation [Brazil]

Professional journalists can compete for a chance to win cash prizes.

Deadline: 10/02/2017

Fellowship sends reporters to Germany [Latin America]

The German-Latin American Fellowship of IJP offers young journalists the opportunity to spend two months in a Berlin-based media.

Deadline: 09/15/2017

São Paulo hosts international journalism festival [Brazil]

The 2017 Piauí GloboNews Festival features talks with renowned journalists about lessons they learned covering the election of Donald Trump in the United States, the rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey and Vladimir Putin's crusade in Russia.

Middle East

MBC seeks senior producer [MENA]

Journalists with at least six years of experience in digital content, series production and documentaries can apply for this position in Beirut, Lebanon.

Grants program accepting applications [MENA]

Journalism and communication students can apply for grants from the Arab Council for the Social Sciences.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

US and Canada

The Atlantic offers media fellowship [US]

Recent college graduates can apply for a paid, yearlong position based in New York or Washington.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Grants for journalism research available [US, Canada]

Junior faculty can receive a US$3,500 research grant through the Emerging Scholars Program.

Deadline: 10/02/2017

The Wall Street Journal seeks video journalists [US]

Experienced journalists can apply for several positions in New York.

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