9 worldwide journalism opportunities with deadlines in December

by IJNet
Nov 21, 2019 in IJNet News
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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 December. Each opportunity is open to journalists worldwide.

Short-term fellowship on the use of digital tools

Deadline: December 1, 2019

The Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at Ohio State University offers fellowships April 19-24, 2020 to help make better use of new online tools and channels. The fellowship will take place in Columbus, Ohio. Click here for more information.

Fellowship opportunity for a year of academic study

Deadline: December 1, 2019 (for international applicants)

The Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship, sponsored by the University of Michigan, brings exceptional journalists from the United States and abroad together for a year of academic study according to their personal interests. Learn more here.

Yearlong fellowship on journalism innovation

Deadline: December 1, 2019 (for international applicants)

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society will host at least one fellow for an academic year to carry out a research project on journalism innovation related to the digital transformation. Click here to learn more.

Fellowship to address journalism’s challenges

Deadline: December 4, 2019 (for international applicants)

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships selects up to 20 fellows to spend an academic year at Stanford University to collaborate and innovate solutions to journalism’s biggest challenges. Candidates should have at least five years of experience. Learn more here.

Photography grant to spotlight the aftermath of conflict

Deadline: December 6, 2019

The Aftermath Project is offering a US$25,000 grant for photographers who tell the other half of the story of conflict — the story of what it takes for individuals to learn to live again, to rebuild, to restore civil societies and more. Click here for more information.

Mobile photography contest

Deadline: December 9, 2019

The Mobile Photography Awards is a competition and touring exhibit promoting mobile photography and art. Photographers who use mobile phones can submit entries for a chance at cash prizes. Learn more.

Journalism training program for aspiring reporters

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Aspiring reporters and recent graduates can participate in this nine-month program from Thomson Reuters. The program begins in September 2020, featuring on-the-job training for one month in London, followed by a placement in a major bureau around the world. Click here to learn more.

Grant for women journalist covering underreported stories

Deadline: December 16, 2019

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Kim Wall Memorial Fund, which offers grants to women journalists covering subcultures and “the undercurrents of rebellion.” More information is available here.

Photojournalism grant for young photographers

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Reuters organizes a photojournalism grants competition, recently renamed Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grants program. 10 winners, ages 18-35, will receive US$8,000 each to advance their abilities. Learn more here.

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