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03/16/2018

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Worldwide

Travel grants available to cover Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting [Worldwide]

This conference dedicated to physiology and medicine will take place June 24 to 29 in Lindau, Germany.

Deadline: 04/15/2018

Scholarships for foreign correspondent program in Finland available [Worldwide]

Aspiring journalists can apply for a program sponsored by Finland's Ministry for Foreign Affairs to learn about the work of a correspondent in a foreign country and experience Finnish society.

Deadline: 03/30/2018

Free webinar focuses on trust in the media [Worldwide]

News University, the Poynter Institute e-learning project, is offering the course "Hooked on junk news: breaking bad habits and rebuilding trust in the media" at 2 p.m. EDT April 26.

Clean Energy Wire organizes media tour on Germany's coal [Worldwide]

Journalists who cover energy, environmental or climate policy can apply to attend this free program to be held June 17 to 20 and learn about Germany's last two remaining hard coal mines that will shut down this year and post-coal business projects.

Deadline: 05/05/2018

Freelance, local journalism contest open [Worldwide]

The Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism honor exceptional freelance journalists, local reporters and news fixers in developing countries.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Africa

Conference focuses on women's visibility in the media [Nigeria]

The African Women in the Media 2018 Conference, organized by Stringers Africa, will take place June 21 and 22 in Ibadan.

Investigative journalism grants available [Africa, China]

Journalists interested in investigating Africa-China relations can submit a proposal to the Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism.

Deadline: 04/27/2018

Asia Pacific

The New York Times seeks journalists [Asia]

Experienced journalists can apply for two positions in Hong Kong.

South China Morning Post seeks editor [China]

Journalists with at least three years of experience in a news operation can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

Europe

Fellowship sends journalists to Germany [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Young journalists from Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and other CIS and Baltic countries can apply for this fellowship to gain work experience in foreign newsrooms.

Deadline: 04/15/2018

Internews hosts contest for professional journalists [Kyrgyzstan]

Digital and TV journalists with works published or broadcast in 2017 can enter the Aspiration contest.

Deadline: 03/30/2018

BBC offers journalism traineeship [UK]

Journalists with some experience who want to broaden their broadcasting skills can apply for this program in London.

Deadline: 04/04/2018

Latin America

Contest recognizes higher education reporting [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 06/08/2018

Online course on cultural journalism open [Latin America, Spain]

Mexico's Centro de Formación en Periodismo Digital (CFPD) is hosting this course in Spanish May 7 to June 17.

Deadline: 04/22/2018

Earth Journalism Network offers biodiversity, conservation fellowship [Latin America]

Journalists with experience reporting on scientific and/or environmental topics can apply for a fellowship to attend the Latin America and Caribbean Congress for Conservation Biology in Trinidad and Tobago.

Deadline: 04/05/2018

Deadline approaching: course on urban reporting [Brazil]

College students can apply to attend a free course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 03/22/2018

Middle East

Journalism fellowship focuses on labor migration [MENA]

Media professionals in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates who are passionate about human rights, migration and labor issues can apply for this fellowship from the International Labor Organization.

Deadline: 03/23/2018

Arab journalism conference open [UAE]

Media professionals, journalists and students can attend the Arab Media Forum April 3 and 4 in Dubai.

Deadline: 03/30/2018

US and Canada

ProPublica seeks fellows for Electionland Project [US]

Experienced journalists interested in covering voting rights, election integrity and more can apply for a paid, full-time fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 03/31/2018

North American Guild of Beer Writers offers grant [US]

The Diversity in Beer Writing Grant will provide US$1,000 to a writer who showcases diversity and inclusion within the beer industry.

Deadline: 03/30/2018

Fellowships available for writing retreat [US]

Women of color working on a book project can apply for a fellowship to attend Jack Jones Literary Arts' retreat at Blue Sky Retreat in Taos, New Mexico.

Deadline: 04/01/2018

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