Contest for social justice journalism open [US]

Journalists whose projects reflect a concern for social justice can apply for a US$5,000 award, along with a one-month residency in Blue Mountain Lake, New York.

Society of Environmental Journalists launches reporting grant [Worldwide]

Freelance journalists can apply for the Lizzie Grossman Grant for Environmental Health Reporting.

Media competition accepting entries [Europe]

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

Call for papers on social issues [MENA]

Journalists, academics and students from the Arab world are invited to submit their papers to the Winter Experimental Social Sciences Institute (WESSI) Workshops at American University of Beirut and New York University Abu Dhabi.

PEN America offers justice writing fellowship [US]

Journalists interested in mass incarceration issues can apply for this fellowship, which includes more than US$10,000 and mentorship.

Lazord Fellowship open [MENA]

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

NPR offers reporting fellowship [US]

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

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.