Journalists from federal, regional and ethnic media can compete in five categories.
Journalists under 35 from Russia, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine can compete to win iPad minis.
The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma will select journalists to attend a seminar on covering violence, conflict and tragedy.
The Association of Health Care Journalists provides fellows with up to US$6,500 and guidance through customized seminars, conference calls and email consultations.
Journalists, scholars and public officials can apply for a nine-month residential fellowship in Washington.