Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these fellowships, grants and competitions with deadlines in November. Each opportunity is open to journalists worldwide.
Deadline: November 2, 2020
Professional and amateur photographers can compete for the Travel Photography of the Year (TPOTY) Awards. The winners will receive cash prizes and sponsors' gifts. The contest features single image, mobile phone, travel documentary, Young TPOTY and video categories. To learn more, click here.
Deadline: November 6, 2020
The Membership Puzzle Project, in partnership with Luminate, is reopening The Membership in News Fund, which seeks to catalyze membership design in newsrooms around the world. News organizations must be based in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa or Asia. The maximum award per proposal is US$40,000. Learn more here.
Deadline: November 8, 2020
The International Center for Journalists, with support from Google, will award stories published on COVID-19 in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French. Winning stories will receive up to US$1,000. Click here to learn more.
Deadline: November 9, 2020
The International Sport Press Association has launched its 2020 Sport Media Awards.The categories are writing, photography, audio, video and young reporter under 30. Winners will receive up to US$8,000. Click here to learn more.
Deadline: November 15, 2020
The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) is organizing the online Journalism Summit on Infectious Diseases Nov. 16 to 19. Health journalists and experts will gather to discuss data resources, treatments and vaccine development, health workers and more. Learn more here.
Deadline: November 20, 2020
Documentary filmmakers worldwide who focus on human rights can submit their works to the Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, organized by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union. Winners receive cash prizes. Click here for more information.
Deadline: November 30, 2020
The Aftermath Project is offering a US$25,000 grant for photographers who tell the other half of the story of conflict. This year's grant will focus on 1492/1619 American Aftermaths: the 1492 “discovery” by Christopher Columbus and the assault on Indigenous peoples and their cultures which followed; and the 1619 arrival of the first enslaved Africans and the legacy of slavery. Learn more here.
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