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.

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.

UNESCO hosts photo contest [Worldwide]

Professional photographers are invited to submit their best photographs illustrating journalists while doing their job. offers reporting grant [Africa, Asia, Europe]

Mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists can apply for a grant to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption, as part of the Money Trail project.

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.

Globo Network seeks trainees [Brazil]

Recent college graduates and graduate students with advanced English skills can apply for this traineeship in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

Photo contest seeks submissions [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Amateur and professional photographers can compete for the New East Photo Prize, which features a photo book publication, an exhibit in London and GBP1,000 (US$1,351).

Summer school focuses on investigative journalism [Balkans]

Journalists with at least three years of experience in journalism are eligible for a scholarship to attend this training in Poiana Brasov, Romania.