Photo contest accepting submissions [Worldwide]

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

Environmental journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Journalists can submit their work to the Society of Environmental Journalists’ annual awards.

Journalism competition open [Uzbekistan]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can compete in a contest celebrating World Press Freedom Day, May 3.

Nonfiction writing contest open [Africa]

Emerging writers can compete for a US$500 prize from the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE).

Crime reporting contest seeks entries [US]

The Al Nakkula Award features a US$2,000 prize for journalists covering police and crime.