Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these fellowships, scholarships and competitions with deadlines in April. Each opportunity is open to journalists worldwide.
Deadline: April 1, 2019
The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) is accepting submissions for its annual recognition of excellence in environmental reporting. Enter to win an award in seven categories, including feature story, investigation, book and more. Learn more here.
Deadline: April 7, 2019
Run by the Global Editors Network (GEN), the Data Journalism Awards recognize media companies, organizations, freelancers and staff journalists who have created outstanding data journalism projects in 12 categories. Winners receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Athens, Greece for the awards ceremony. Click here for more information.
Deadline: April 8, 2019
Journalism academics can submit papers to be presented at the 11th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, co-hosted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), Netzwerk Recherche (NR) and the Interlink Academy for International Dialog and Journalism. Learn more about accepted topics here.
Deadline: April 12, 2019
Contestants must submit a 2- to-5-minute long journalism story shot and edited entirely on a mobile device for consideration for an award from the Thomson Foundation, in partnership with Mojofest. Click here to learn more.
Deadline: April 14, 2019
Journalists who report on development, democracy and human rights around the world can apply for the Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize, sponsored by the European Commission. Winners will receive cash prizes. Learn more here.
Deadline: April 21, 2019
The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF), with support from The Secular Society, is offering reporting grants to cover untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls worldwide. Click here to learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2019
Photographers around the world can enter the “Golden Turtle” photo contest from My Equator Social Support Charity Foundation. Categories include documentary photo, new technologies in wildlife photo, photographer of the year and more. Winners receive cash prizes. Learn more here.