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Deadline approaching: scholarships for course in financial investigative journalism [Worldwide]

Journalists from developing countries and Eastern Europe can apply for a scholarship to attend this course organized by Finance Uncovered Sept. 17 to 21 in London.

Deadline: 06/19/2018

NewsU hosts free webinar on US elections reporting [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in elections reporting can register for this online course at 2 p.m. EDT June 28.

Uncomfortable Revolution seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Budding journalists can apply for four paid, nonresidential global media fellowships focusing on awkward conversations that arise from chronic illness or disability.  

Deadline: 07/15/2018

World Nomads offers scholarship to film in Tanzania [Worldwide]

The winner will fly to Kerala to capture the culture and communities in the shadows of Mount Kilimanjaro with professional travel filmmaker Brian Rapsey.

Deadline: 07/10/2018

Youth video competition seeks entries [Worldwide]

Aspiring videomakers ages 18 to 30 can enter the Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change for a chance to work as youth reporters at the UN Climate Change Conference December in Poland.

Deadline: 08/31/2018


Climate Home News offers fellowships [Africa]

Journalists with at least five years of reporting experience can apply for this fellowship, which includes GBP3,000 (US$4,015) and training in climate change reporting.

Deadline: 06/29/2018

Pollicy, Code for Africa seek data fellows [Uganda]

Students and young professionals interested in data reporting can apply for fellowships in Kampala.

Deadline: 06/22/2018

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal seeks consumer reporter [China]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in Beijing or Shanghai.

Bloomberg seeks credit reporter [China]

Experienced financial journalists can apply for this position in Shanghai.


Internews seeks content managers [Central Asia]

Experienced journalists can apply for positions in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

Deadline: 06/25/2018

Media contest on cultural diversity open [Eastern Europe]

Media professionals from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine can compete for a cash prize and an ADAMI fellowship in Germany or France.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

Media competition accepting entries [Europe]

Radio, TV and digital media outlets can compete for the PRIX EUROPA in 10 categories.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

Latin America

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

Journalism contest in agribusiness open [Latin America, Caribbean]

Journalists and students who cover agribusiness can compete with works in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Deadline: 07/02/2018

College journalism contest open [Brazil]

Journalism students can submit radio stories to the CBN Radio University Journalism Award.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Competition to fund stories on sexual abuse of children [Brazil]

Journalism students are invited to pitch story ideas to the Vladimir Herzog Institute.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

Middle East

InfoTimes offers internships for data-driven stories [MENA]

Data journalists across the Arab world can apply for two internships in Cairo.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

Lazord Fellowship open [MENA]

Young journalists from Syria, Yemen, Palestine, Iraq, Sudan and Libya can apply for this yearlong fellowship that offers internships.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

US and Canada

Internship for emerging indigenous journalists offered [Canada]

Journalists for Human Rights will grant one paid internship at The Tyee in Vancouver.

Deadline: 07/13/2018

Funding initative seeks storytelling projects [US]

The Independent Filmmaker Project and HBO are launching the New True Stories Funding Initiative to support multiformat nonfiction storytellers in the early stages of development.

Journalism fellowship focuses on aging [US]

The Gerontological Society of America is accepting applications from journalists who work for ethnic media outlets and/or cover issues surrounding aging.

Deadline: 06/29/2018

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