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Open Society Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Fellows will receive up to US$100,000 to produce a book, journalistic or academic articles, art projects, a series of convenings, a joint-work product or more on new and radical forms of ownership, governance, entrepreneurship and financialization. 

Deadline: 07/15/2018

Pulitzer Center calls for data journalism proposals on property rights [Worldwide]

Three to five projects will be selected to receive a grant.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Contest open to video journalists [Worldwide]

Freelance journalists who cover international news and current affairs are eligible for the Rory Peck Awards.

Deadline: 06/06/2018

Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics seeks fellow [Worldwide]

Experienced science journalists can apply for the Journalist in Residence program in Potsdam, Germany.

Deadline: 06/11/2018

Contest highlights audio documentaries, stories [Worldwide]

The Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition will honor the best audio work produced between January 2017 and July 2018.

Deadline: 06/19/2018

Photo contest highlights relations between people and state [Worldwide]

Professionals and amateur photographers can compete in a contest organized by Russia's FOTODOC Center for Documentary Photography and the Sakharov Center.

Deadline: 07/01/2018


Fellowship focuses on natural resources reporting [Tanzania]

Senior and midcareer journalists interested in improving oil, gas and mining reporting can apply for this fellowship from the Tanzania program of the Natural Resource Governance Institute and the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT). 

Deadline: 07/02/2018

Doctors Without Borders seeks fellows [Africa, India]

Professional journalists interested in public health issues can apply for the MSF Media Fellowship, which will send one Indian journalist to Southern Africa and one Southern African journalist to India to dig deeper into issues of access to healthcare.

Deadline: 05/16/2018

Asia Pacific

Tencent seeks video content associate [China]

Videomakers fluent in English and Mandarin can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

South China Morning Post seeks video editor [China]

Videojournalists with at least two to four years of relevant experience can apply for this position in Hong Kong.


CNN London seeks interns [EU]

Recent broadcast journalism graduates or graduates from a related field seeking a career in journalism can apply for internships ranging from newsgathering to special feature programs, digital and sports. 

Deadline: 07/01/2018

BBC Russian service seeks journalist [Europe, Eastern Europe]

Experienced multimedia journalists with good knowledge of Russian and English can apply for this position in London.

Deadline: 05/17/2018

Latin America

Deadline extended: ICFJ offers program on innovation and entrepreneurship [Latin America]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is recruiting journalists, digital entrepreneurs and technologists for a monthlong fellowship in the United States.

Deadline: 06/04/2018

Community journalism project offers workshops [Brazil]

São Paulo residents ages 16 to 25 can apply for free training in web journalism, writing for social networking, video reporting, photojournalism and video shooting and editing.

Deadline: 05/22/2018

Online course focuses on security and digital rights [Latin America]

Academia de Innovación Política organizes a two-month, online training starting June 4. Participants will learn self-defense strategies against censorship and rights violations, as well as digital security strategies.

Grants for investigative reporting available [Brazil]

Agência Pública seeks story pitches with a focus on hunger. Four projects will receive BRL7,000 and guidance from the investigative journalism agency.

Deadline: 09/21/2018

Middle East

ACSS offers postdoctoral fellowship program [MENA]

Media scholars who graduated from a Ph.D. program in the past three years can apply for a one-year fellowship from the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS).

Deadline: 06/15/2018

Culture Trip seeks freelancers [MENA]

Journalists with at least one year of experience can apply for this freelancing opportunity to write about local stories on travel, food, art, fashion, literature, film, TV, music, architecture, health, sports and more.

US and Canada

Journalism exchange fellowship accepting applicants [US, Austria]

Print, broadcast and freelance journalists ages 21 to 38 can apply for a seven-week fellowship in Austria or the United States.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

NPR offers reporting fellowship [US]

Journalists can apply for the Above the Fray Fellowship to conduct a reporting project abroad.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

Fellowship for editorial writing available [US]

Midcareer editorial writers or columnists can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship to expand their knowledge of a public interest issue.

Deadline: 06/21/2018

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