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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

Global Reporting Institute focuses on early childhood [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists can apply to attend an all-expenses-paid reporting institute organized by the Dart Center in New York. Up to six participants will also receive US$500 to US$1,000 to produce stories on one or more of the institute topics.

Deadline: 04/09/2018

Summer school for filmmakers open [Worldwide]

Students in film direction, cinematography, animation, multimedia and computer graphics can participate in this summer school in Russia.

Deadline: 05/10/2018

openDemocracy seeks part-time reporting fellow [Worldwide]

Young women and trans writers interested in investigating women’s rights and corporate power can apply for this virtual fellowship.

Deadline: 03/23/2018

Deadline extended: Thomson Foundation launches journalism competition [Worldwide]

Aspiring journalists must first attend five online courses to be eligible for an all-expenses-paid spot in a multimedia course in London.

Deadline: 06/01/2018

Deadline extended: Human rights fellowship seeks women journalists [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation seeks applications for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, which includes coursework at MIT and media internships.

Deadline: 03/20/2018

Fellowship sends international journalists to US [Worldwide]

Journalism and communication midcareer professionals with limited experience in the United States can apply for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

Photo contest accepting submissions [Worldwide]

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award includes a EUR25,000 (US$30,536) cash prize, camera and lenses.

Deadline: 04/05/2018


Thomson Reuters seeks reporter [South Africa]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in Johannesburg.

Writing contest seeks entries [Africa]

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has launched "The Africa of my dreams" contest for works in English and French.

Deadline: 03/26/2018

Asia Pacific

Journalism fellowship accepting candidates [Asia]

Journalists with at least five years of professional experience can apply for this residential fellowship in Singapore.

Deadline: 03/30/2018

Fellowship available to N3Con in Hong Kong [Asia, US]

Students who are members of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) can apply for a fellowship to attend the 2018 N3Con: New.Now.Next. Media Conference May 24 to 27.

Deadline: 03/16/2018


Free training focuses on video storytelling for investigative journalists [Ukraine]

Investigative video journalists can apply for this training program to be held March 30 to April 1 in Kiev.

Deadline: 03/15/2018

Oxfam research fellowship open [Germany]

Journalists interested in investigating the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality can apply for a EUR2,500 fellowship.

Deadline: 04/15/2018

Latin America

Thomson Reuters Foundation organizes workshop on elections coverage [Latin America]

Journalists from Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Brazil and Venezuela can apply to attend a three-day training in Bogotá, Colombia.

Deadline: 03/16/2018

Contest seeks digital tools that combat fake news [Brazil]

A digital invention that quickly helps to identify falsehoods spread on social media will receive BRL100,000.

Deadline: 03/15/2018

Knight Center hosts free online course on elections reporting [Latin America]

Journalists, editors, researchers and anyone interested can attend this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Spanish March 12 to April 15.

Abraji organizes online course in data journalism with SQL [Brazil]

Journalists interested in data reporting can enroll in this three-week course from the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji, in Portuguese).

Middle East

Migration Media Award seeks entries [MENA, Europe]

Professional journalists are invited to submit articles or videos/multimedia to this contest organized by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development.

Deadline: 05/15/2018

Malmö Arab Film Festival accepting submissions [MENA]

Documentarians from the Arab world are invited to submit their works to a film competition in Sweden.

Deadline: 03/31/2018

US and Canada

AP-NORC Center organizes fellowship on aging workforce [US]

Journalists with at least five years of experience can apply to spend 10 months at the University of Chicago researching and reporting on the economics of aging and work in the United States.

Deadline: 04/02/2018

The Boston Globe hosts Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship [US]

Open Road Films and Participant Media sponsor a fellowship of up to US$100,000 for one or more individuals or teams of journalists to work on in-depth research and reporting projects.

Deadline: 03/31/2018

IRE offers freelance fellowship [US]

Journalists who make their living primarily as independent journalists can apply for a US$1,000 reporting grant from Investigative Reporters and Editors.

Deadline: 04/02/2018

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