Getty Scholar Grants accepting applications [Worldwide]

Established scholars and writers can apply for this residence program at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa in Los Angeles.

FIJ offers diversity fellowships [US]

Journalists of color committed to investigative work are invited to apply for this program organized by the Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ), in partnership with InsideClimate News, The Marshall Project, Ida B. Wells Society and Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting.

Dart Center organizes training on Syrian refugee crisis [Worldwide]

Journalists with at least three years of experience who covered issues connected to Syrian refugees can apply for this training in Amman, Jordan.

Nominations open for Sheikh Zayed Book Award [MENA]

Arab writers and intellectuals can enter a contest that will distribute AED7,000,000 (US$1,900,000) among nine categories.

Contest highlights disaster reporting [Africa, Middle East]

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Disaster Risk Reduction Network of Africa Journalists (DIRAJ) have launched the DIRAJ Media Awards for stories on disaster risk prevention, reduction and recovery.

Call for papers on Gulf crisis [MENA]

Journalists, academics and policymakers from the Arab world are invited to submit their papers on the role of media and information technology in creating political cultures as well as conflicts.

Contest for reporting on new technologies open [Russia]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can apply for cash prizes from the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia.

Film festival seeks journalism entries [Russia]

Filmmakers, broadcast journalists and journalism students are invited to compete in the Moscow International Television Film Festival "Profession – Journalist."