Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising fellowships, scholarships and competitions with deadlines in March. Each opportunity is open to journalists worldwide.
UN reporting fellowship Deadline: March 1, 2019
Young journalists can apply to report on the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The fellowship is open to journalists from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and will provide travel, accommodations and a per diem. Learn more here.
Photojournalism contest for women from IWMF Deadline: March 1, 2019
Women photojournalists in dangerous environments can be nominated for an award from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). The winner will receive a cash prize and the opportunity to show their work. Click here for more information.
Awards for religion reporting Deadline: March 1, 2019
The Religion Newswriters Association will recognize journalists from newspapers, magazines, broadcast outlets, online outlets and more. More than 20 awards will be given, with prizes totaling more than US$10,000 in prizes. Learn more here.
Human rights fellowship for women Deadline: March 7, 2019
Women who report on human rights and social justice can apply for a yearlong fellowship program from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), which will give them access to MIT’s Center for International Studies and newsrooms like The Boston Globe and The New York Times. More information is available here.
Travel writing scholarship from World Nomads Deadline: March, 13, 2019
World Nomads is accepting applications from students and nonprofessional writers for its travel writing scholarships. Winners will receive a 14-day trip to Portugal and the opportunity to attend a workshop from travel writer Tim Neville. Click here for more.
Collaborative religion reporting project Deadline: March 15, 2019
The University of Southern California's Center for Religion and Civic Culture is building a team of journalists to profile 100 “Spiritual Exemplars” around the world over the course of the next two and a half years. Learn more about the project here.
Fellowship for reporting on populist authoritarianism Deadline: March, 17, 2019
The GroundTruth Project, with support from the MacArthur Foundation, will select five applicants for a two-month reporting fellowship to report on the global rise of populist authoritarianism around the world that will form the basis of a new podcast. Click here for more information.
Scholarships for International Media Studies program Deadline: March 31, 2019
DW Akademie is accepting applications for its International Media Studies program (IMS) in Bonn, Germany. Ten full scholarships are offered to applicants from Africa, Asia, Latin America or Eastern Europe. Students who successfully complete the four-semester program will be awarded a master of arts degree. For more information, click here.