8 worldwide opportunities to apply to in May

by IJNet
Oct 30, 2018 in Journalism Basics

Are you looking for opportunities for new funding, prizes or mentorship? Here are nine opportunities for journalists worldwide that have deadlines in the month of May.

Grants for women photographers Deadline: May 15, 2018

Women Photograph, Getty Images and Nikon will offer grants to women, female-identifying and non-binary documentary photographers. Grants will be between US$5,000 and US$10,000 to support a documentary project. For more information, click here.

Grants for editorial photography Deadline: May 15, 2018

Getty Images will provide US$15,000 grants for photography projects that tell social, political and cultural stories. For more information and details on how to apply, click here.

Food sustainability coverage contest Deadline: May 31, 2018

Organized by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, the Food Sustainability Media Award recognizes work on food sustainability. Written and multimedia journalism projects will be accepted and winners will receive EUR10,000. For more information, click here.

Longform essay competition Deadline: May 31, 2018

Longform essayists under 35 can submit their work to the Bodley Head/Financial Times Essay competition. Winners receive cash prizes, publication and mentorship. Click here for more information.

Social innovation fellowship Deadline: May 31, 2018

In partnership with Chicago Ideas Week, the Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowship will grant journalists that have developed social businesses US$10,000, support, mentorship and a trip to Chicago during Chicago Ideas Week. For more information, click here.

National Geographic Traveler photo contest Deadline: May 31, 2018

Photos across three categories — nature, cities and people — are eligible for the  National Geographic Traveler photo contest. Winners receive cash prizes up to US$10,000. Click here for more information.

Freelance, local journalism contest Deadline: May 31, 2018

Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism recognize the work of international freelance journalists, local reporters in developing countries and news fixers. Winners receive US$5,000 and a trip to London. For more information, click here.

Grants for data journalism projects on property rights Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting will provide grants for data-driven journalism projects focused on land rights and property rights. Stories that use 360° videos, drones, sensors, data visualizations or interactive maps/graphics are of particular interest. For more information, click here.

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