Journalism competition on women's issues seeks entries [US]

The Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism honors a journalist whose work demonstrates a concern for the rights and the advancement of women.

World Conference of Science Journalists offers travel fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists and students interested in science journalism can apply for a fellowship to attend a conference Oct. 26 to 30 in San Francisco.

impactAFRICA offers grants [Africa]

Journalists with digital storytelling ideas that would expose new or under-reported issues in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia can apply to win cash grants, technology support and editorial mentoring.

Contest seeks short animated films on women in science [Latin America]

UNESCO’s Regional Bureau for Science in Latin America and the Caribbean will award US$3,000 to a film that highlights the role of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Environmental reporting contest open [US, Canada, Mexico]

Print, television, radio and online journalists can apply for the Knight-Risser Prize in Western Environmental Journalism worth US$5,000.