8 worldwide opportunities with deadlines in August

byIJNet
Jul 23, 2019 in Journalism Basics
Documentary

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 July. Each opportunity is open to journalists worldwide.

Science journalism content

Deadline: August 1, 2019

The AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards, organized by the Kavli Foundation, recognize outstanding coverage of science, math and engineering for general audiences. Winners in each category receive cash prizes and travel to the awards ceremony. Click here for more information. 

Young Journalist Award

Deadline: August 16, 2019

The Thomson Foundation is organizing the 2019 Young Journalist Award in partnership with the Foreign Press Association. Journalists 30 years or younger working in developing countries can compete. Finalists will be flown to London. Click here for more information. 

Journalism conference calls for papers 

Deadline: August 23, 2019

The International Symposium on Online Journalists organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is seeking research papers on the topic of "Power, privilege and patriarchy in journalism: Dynamic of media control, resistance and renewal.” The conference will be held in April. Learn more here

TED Fellowship open

Deadline: August 27, 2019

Twenty fellows will be selected to attend the TED2020 conference free of charge, which will be held in April in Vancouver. Travel and accommodations will be covered. Click here for more information.

Scholarship for science and history communication conference

Deadline: August 30, 2019

The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers is offering a scholarship to attend its conference in December in Tokyo. The event focuses on how science and history are communicated to the world. Click here for more information. 

Workshop opportunity for filmmakers

Deadline: August 30, 2019

The European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs is accepting applications for its 2020 workshops. Documentarians who wish to begin to operate on a European-wide basis can apply for this program. Click here for more information.

Fellowships for journalists in developing countries

Deadline: August 31, 2019

The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships brings journalists from developing countries to spend time in U.S. newsrooms. Fellowships are aimed at providing experience in reporting, writing and editing. Learn more here

Contest for documentaries on megacities

Deadline: August 31, 2019

Megacities Shortdocs is hosting an international contest with festivals held in megacities to support the making of short documentaries raising awareness about urban challenges and solutions. Professional and amateur documentarians can apply. Click here for more information.


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