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Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Deadline: 12/01/2018

Knight Center hosts MOOC on product management for journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists and others interested in creating digital products in news organizations can participate in this course Oct. 16 to Nov. 12.

Video contest highlights social issues [Worldwide]

Filmmakers and activists can submit videos that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation to the Social Impact Media Awards.

Deadline: 10/26/2018

Photojournalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Freelance photographers reporting under risky conditions can apply for the Lucas Dolega Award. The winner will receive an endowment of EUR10,000 (US$11,839).

Deadline: 10/30/2017

New media contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Students, bloggers, artists and writers can submit innovative storytelling pieces to the New Media Writing Prize (NMWP).

Deadline: 11/30/2018

Elizabeth R Media Fund launches digital challenge [Commonwealth of Nations]

Journalists ages 28 to 35 can apply to spend a week learning about media organizations in London, followed by 12 months of online mentoring.

Deadline: 11/03/2017

Asia Pacific

Media entrepreneurship program open [Asia, US]

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) organizes Catalyst, a bootcamp on how to launch media products, Nov. 9 to 11 in New York. 

Deadline: 10/06/2017

ASEF Journalists' Seminar open [Asia, Europe]

Journalists ages 25 to 40 can apply to attend this all-expenses-paid event Nov. 17 to 22 in Naypydaw, Myanmar.

Deadline: 10/08/2017


National Geographic Traveller hosts photo contest [UK, Ireland]

Photographers ages 18 and older can submit work in one of five categories: cities, food, nature, people and portfolio.

Deadline: 12/09/2018

Fellowship for conference on HIV/AIDS available [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Journalists covering HIV/AIDS issues can apply for fellowships to attend a conference in Moscow, Russia.

Deadline: 11/24/2017

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks journalists [Czech Republic, Kazakhstan]

Experienced journalists who are proficient in Russian, Kazakh and English can apply for several positions with RFE/RL's Kazakh service.

Latin America

Essay contest seeks submissions [Latin America, Spain]

Argentina's Grupo Heterónimos is accepting entries on social sciences, philosophy, history, psychoanalysis, anthropology, literary criticism, journalism, education or any other field of knowledge related to the humanities.

Deadline: 12/10/2017

Contest seeks photos on Sustainable Development Goals [Brazil]

Professional and amateur photographers are invited to send unpublished photographs to this contest organized by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

Deadline: 10/06/2017

ICFJ organizes regional workshop on future of journalism [Latin America]

Journalists with two to three years of newsroom experience and knowledge of data and investigative journalism can apply for an all-expenses-paid workshop in Panama City and the chance to win US$3,000 and online training.

Deadline: 10/22/2017

Abraji offers online course in data journalism [Brazil]

Journalists who want to learn how to access and analyze public data can enroll in this four-week course from the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji, in Portuguese).

Middle East

Master’s program in journalism open [Egypt]

Graduates of journalism and mass communication who wish to pursue a master’s degree in television and digital journalism can apply for the Kamal Adham Fellowship at the American University in Cairo.

Deadline: 11/01/2018

Funding available for host organizations in conflict zones [MENA]

Cultural operators in the Arab region can apply for support from the Roberto Cimetta Fund.

US and Canada

BuzzFeed offers Emerging Writers Fellowship [US]

Aspiring writers can apply for a four-month fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 12/04/2017

Grants fund fiscal policy reporting [US]

Journalists, including freelancers, and media organizations can apply for grants of up to US$15,000 from the Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Media fellowships covers criminal justice issues [US]

The Soros Justice Fellowships fund writers, print and broadcast journalists, bloggers, filmmakers and others to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate and catalyze change.

Deadline: 10/22/2018

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