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02/17/2017

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ICFJ, CIFF offer Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

Journalists from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania who cover child health and development can apply for this reporting fellowship.

Bringing Home the World: International Reporting Fellowship Program for Minority Journalists

U.S.-based minority journalists travel abroad to cover compelling yet underreported international stories, increasing the diversity of voices in global news.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

World Conference of Science Journalists offers travel fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists and students interested in science journalism can apply for a fellowship to attend a conference Oct. 26 to 30 in San Francisco.

Deadline: 03/15/2017

Travel writing scholarship available [Worldwide]

Three aspiring writers will take part in a workshop in Montenegro, followed by a 10-day trip across the Balkans.

Deadline: 03/21/2017

Knight Center hosts MOOC on immersive journalism [Worldwide]

Journalists and others interested in virtual reality in nonfiction storytelling and journalism can participate in this free course March 6 to April 9.

Dag Hammarskjöld UN-reporting fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 25 to 35 from developing countries are eligible to cover the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Deadline: 03/20/2017

Writing conference offers scholarships [Worldwide]

Scholarships will cover at least part of the tuition to attend the Wesleyan Writers Conference in Middletown, Connecticut.

Deadline: 03/17/2017

Africa

Workshop focuses on eco-journalism [Nigeria]

Journalism or mass communication students from the Niger Delta region can apply to attend this workshop in Lagos. 

Deadline: 03/05/2017

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal seeks junior reporter [China]

Journalists fluent in Chinese can apply for this position in Shanghai.

Internews hosts environmental journalism training [Central Eurasia]

TV teams, multimedia journalists, bloggers and ecologists with experience in video production can apply for this training in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

Deadline: 02/24/2017

Data journalism training open [Asia]

Media organizations from ASEAN countries can apply for a training program that includes three workshops taking place between May and October.

Deadline: 03/08/2017

Europe

Grants for journalism training open [UK]

The Journalism Diversity Fund offers grants to budding, diverse British journalists planning to attend courses accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists.

Deadline: 04/05/2017

Russian Geographical Society offers media grants [Russia]

Individuals and organizations can apply for a grant to work on a media project related to RGS's initiatives.

Deadline: 02/26/2017

Workshop on photojournalism open [Spain]

Participants will learn how to take good photos with their cameras or smartphones on the streets of Madrid.

Latin America

Digital Nomads Conference open [Latin America, Spain]

The Argentine chapter of the Digital Nomads Conference will take place March 1 in Buenos Aires. Live streaming will be available.

Deadline: 03/01/2017

Thomson Reuters seeks commodities reporter [Brazil]

Experienced journalists fluent in Portuguese can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Contest on labor rights reporting seeks entries [Brazil]

Web, print and broadcast journalists can apply for cash prizes totaling BRL400,000.

Deadline: 05/05/2017

Middle East

Al Jazeera seeks producer [MENA]

Journalists with at least seven years of experience in digital content, series production and documentaries can apply for this position in Qatar.

Press freedom contest accepting entries [MENA]

Journalists from the Middle East, Mediterranean and Gulf regions can apply for the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press.

Deadline: 04/10/2017

US and Canada

Magazine offers internships, fellowship [US]

Journalism students and recent graduates who want to report on natural resources, the environment and community issues can apply for a stint at the High Country News in Paonia, Colorado.

Deadline: 03/15/2017

Fellowships available for workshop on aging issues [US]

The Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center and the Columbia School of Journalism organize the 2017 Age Boom Academy "Exploring inequities in health, work and retirement" June 8 to 10 at Columbia University in New York.

Deadline: 03/03/2017

Harvard Medical School hosts media fellows [US]

Science journalists can apply for a weeklong educational immersion in Boston.

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