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Nominations open for Knight International Journalism Awards [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks pioneering journalists whose work has made an impact on the lives of people in the developing world.

Deadline: 02/18/2018

Peace reporting grant accepting pitches [Worldwide]

Journalists in any medium are invited to submit a story idea on an underreported nonviolent response or peace effort to this competition organized by War Stories, Peace Stories (WSPS) and the Pulitzer Center.

Deadline: 03/01/2018

Scholarships available for journalism conference [Worldwide]

Undergraduate and graduate students ages 18 to 25 who are committed to a career in journalism can apply to attend Future News Worldwide 2018 July 5 and 6 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Deadline: 02/28/2018

Deadline extended: global business journalism program in China [Worldwide]

The Tsinghua School of Journalism and Communication offers a master's degree designed to bring business journalism in line with top international reporting standards.

Deadline: 03/20/2018

Kim Wall Memorial Fund launched [Worldwide]

Women journalists can apply for a US$5,000 grant from the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) to cover important, underreported stories around the world.

Deadline: 02/02/2018

Photojournalism grant available [Worldwide]

The Alexia Foundation seeks applicants for its professional and student photography grants, which aim to help photographers produce stories that further the foundation's goals of promoting world peace and cultural understanding.

Deadline: 02/01/2018


Financial journalism competition open [South Africa]

Journalists working in print, online or broadcast media can apply for the Sanlam awards.

Deadline: 03/02/2018

Entrepreneurship program accepting applications [Africa]

The Tony Elumelu Foundation offers 12 weeks of intensive online training, seed capital, mentorship and networking.

Deadline: 03/01/2018

Asia Pacific

NBCUniversal Media seeks correspondent [China]

Experienced financial journalists fluent in Mandarin can apply for this position in Beijing.

South China Morning Post seeks interns [Asia]

College juniors, seniors and graduates with excellent English can apply for this internship in Hong Kong.

Deadline: 02/01/2018


Joint reporting program seeks TV and multimedia projects [Kyrgyzstan]

Journalists fluent in English from broadcast and online media organizations can apply for Media Co-op 2018, a two-week intensive work and travel program in the United States.

Deadline: 02/12/2018

The Economist seeks interns [UK, US]

Aspiring journalists interested in science and technology can apply for the Richard Casement internship in London.

Deadline: 01/26/2018

UK press tour available [Russia]

Aspiring journalists with an interest in covering climate change and the green economy can apply for this program hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Deadline: 01/26/2018

Latin America

Certificate program on investigative reporting open [Mexico]

Aspiring investigative journalists can register for this course organized by Periodismo CIDE Feb. 17 to June 30 in Mexico City. 

Deadline: 02/12/2018

Deadline approaching: CONNECTAS Virtual School [Latin America]

Journalists interested in enhancing their investigative skills can apply to join this free initiative, which includes an online course starting July 5.

Deadline: 06/19/2018

Courses focuses on international journalism [Brazil]

The Hélio Alonso University (FACHA, in Portuguese) will offer the course "International journalism and news agencies" on Saturdays, beginning Sept. 15.

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

Prince Claus Fund accepting proposals [Lebanon]

Projects that raise critical awareness or promote dialogue on cultural topics of special importance to the Palestinian refugees are eligible for a grant worth EUR15,000 (US$18,345).

Deadline: 02/25/2018

Alaraby television network seeks journalists [MENA]

Experienced journalists can apply for several positions in an Arabic channel in London.

Deadline: 02/08/2018

US and Canada

Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship open [US]

Print and online journalists with less than 10 years of experience can apply for a US$75,000 full-time or US$35,000 part-time fellowship.

Deadline: 02/12/2018

Environmental news fellowship open [US]

This nine-month fellowship brings journalists together with leading environmental specialists at the University of Colorado-Boulder's Center for Environmental Journalism.

Deadline: 03/01/2018

Contest seeks human interest reporting [US]

Print, broadcast and digital journalists can compete for the Meyer "Mike" Berger Award, administered by Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

Deadline: 03/02/2018

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