Competition open for Pulitzer Prizes in journalism [US]

Journalists who work for newspapers or websites that publish at least weekly can win US$15,000.

Nikon photo contest open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can compete for prizes including Nikon cameras and lenses.

Deadline approaching: investigative reporting fellowships at UC Berkeley [US]

Professional journalists can apply for a yearlong fellowship at the Graduate School of Journalism in California.

Marquette University offers fellowship in public service journalism [US]

Journalists with five years of experience can apply for the O'Brien Fellowship.

ICFJ launches journalism contest [Africa]

English-speaking journalists working for print, broadcast and online news media in Africa can apply for the inaugural 2017 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling, which includes US$5,000 to purse in-depth reporting, travel to U.S. newsrooms and mentorship.

Dart Center hosts reporting competition [North America]

Journalists covering trauma and violence for North American outlets can compete for cash prizes.

Uranium Film Festival open [Brazil]

Independent documentarians are invited to submit their films on issues surrounding the exploration and uses of nuclear material to this event in Rio de Janeiro.

Essay contest focuses on women's rights [Africa]

College students are invited to submit an essay on the empowerment of women for a chance to win cash prizes ranging from US$200 to US$1,000.