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Reporters Without Borders Germany offers refuge scholarship [Worldwide]

Journalists from countries in crisis or war can apply to stay in Berlin for up to three months.

Deadline: 06/17/2018

Journalism 360° Challenge open [Worldwide]

This joint initiative of the Knight Foundation, Google News Lab and the Online News Association (ONA) seeks immersive journalism ideas for a chance to win a share of US$200,000.

Deadline: 06/28/2018

English course for journalists open [Worldwide]

The University of California, Berkeley is offering the Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) "English for Journalists, Part 2" through edX.

IWMF offers grants for women's stories [Worldwide]

Women journalists with three or more years of professional experience can apply for grants averaging US$5,000 from the International Women's Media Foundation.

Deadline: 06/29/2018

Megacities Shortdocs accepting entries [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur documentarians who live in one of 38 megacities around the world are invited to submit a 4-minute video on urban challenges and solutions.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Print, broadcast and online journalists from developing countries can apply for an annual program that brings journalists to American newsrooms.

Deadline: 08/31/2018


Radio contest highlights social accountability programs [Malawi]

The Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) and the Social Accountability Media Initiative (SAMI) organize the Malawi Reporting Awards for radio programs that investigate the education sector.

Deadline: 09/07/2018

Wits University hosts radio conference [Africa]

Radio Days Africa will gather radio journalists and students July 4 to 6 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  

Asia Pacific

NewsCred seeks finance writer [China]

Freelancers who have experience writing about asset management and developments in the Asia Pacific region can apply for this freelance position in Hong Kong.

Bloomberg seeks bond reporter [China]

Experienced financial journalists can apply for this position in Shanghai.


Documentary contest accepting entries [Russia]

Documentarians can submit films to this competition organized by Russia's Documentary Film and Television Industry Guild.

Deadline: 09/01/2018

Media seminar in Germany offered [Central, Eastern Europe]

Journalists ages 40 and younger who are proficient in German can apply to participate in this free seminar Sept. 3 to 14 in Leipzig.

Deadline: 07/27/2018

Work exchange program seeks journalists [UK, Germany]

The George Weidenfeld Bursary, organized by the International Journalists' Programmes (IJP), is open to journalists ages 18 to 40.

Deadline: 07/15/2018

Latin America

Essay competition aims to promote freedom [Latin America, Spain]

Grupo Salinas will award up to US$15,000 to essays written in Spanish on freedom as a fundamental right.

Deadline: 07/15/2018

USAID announces grant for investigative journalism [Mexico, US]

Both U.S. and non-US organizations can apply for a US$6,000 grant from USAID Mexico to improve journalists’ ability to investigate issues related to corruption in targeted Mexican states and municipalities.

Deadline: 06/29/2018

Course focuses on conflict reporting [Brazil]

College students interested in news coverage of armed conflicts can register for this free course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/16/2018

Humanitarian reporting contest open [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and multimedia journalists can apply for this award from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Deadline: 08/01/2018

Middle East

Mada Masr seeks reporters [Egypt]

Experienced journalists can apply for two part-time positions in Cairo.

Free Press Unlimited accepting co-production proposals [Syria]

Civil society organizations and media outlets can apply for a grant of up to EUR5,000 (US$5,845).

Deadline: 06/17/2018

US and Canada

Solutions Journalism Network offers grants [US]

Reporters and news organizations can apply for grants to support stories about how people and institutions are attempting to reinvigorate democracy in communities across the country.

Deadline: 06/22/2018

Knight TV Data Fellowship open [US]

Journalists at local TV stations can apply for a fellowship, which includes assistance to attend a boot camp and the annual CAR Conference as well as IRE data services and membership.

Deadline: 06/18/2018

Scholarships available for independent filmmaking workshop [US]

UC Berkeley's Investigative Reporting Program at the Graduate School of Journalism will host a professional workshop Sept. 23 to 25.

Deadline: 06/15/2018

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