9 worldwide journalism opportunities with deadlines in March

byIJNet
Feb 21, 2020 in Journalism Basics
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Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, receive funding for a project, or submit your work for recognition? Check out these fellowships, grants and competitions with deadlines in March. Each opportunity is open to journalists worldwide.

Contest honors women's courage, achievement in journalism

Deadline: March 1, 2020

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its Courage in Journalism Award and Lifetime Achievement Award. The awards honor women who have demonstrated extraordinary strength of character in journalism under difficult or dangerous circumstances. Learn more here.

Global business journalism program in China

Deadline: March 1, 2020

The School of Journalism and Communication at Tsinghua University offers a master of arts degree in global business journalism, which seeks to train future journalists who can help the public understand the complexities of global business and the economy. Click here for more information.

Fellowship to report on global migration and resettlement

Deadline: March 2, 2020

Videographers, photographers, writers, audio reporters and data journalists can apply for the GroundTruth Global Migration, Refugees and Resettlement Reporting Fellowship from The GroundTruth Project, with support from the MacArthur Foundation and the Henry Luce Foundation. Learn more here.

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Environmental film festival

Deadline: March 3, 2020

The Barents Ecology Film Festival, organized by the International Youth Club Solveig, will take place April 30-May 3 in Petrozavodsk, Russia. Click here for more information. 

Funding for investigative projects in developing countries

Deadline: March 9, 2020

The Public Eye Investigative Award invites journalists and NGO staff who are investigating human rights violations, environmental crimes, corruption or illegitimate financial practices in developing or emerging countries to submit proposals. Selected applicants will receive funding. Learn more here.

Travel writing scholarship

Deadline: March 11, 2020

Students and nonprofessional writers can apply for World Nomads’ travel writing scholarships. The winners will attend a four-day workshop before traveling to multiple destinations in the Caribbean. Click here for more information. 

Online journalism conference

Deadline: March 14, 2020

Journalists, media executives and students can register for the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. The event will take place at the University of Texas at Austin April 24-25. Learn more here.

Scholarships for journalism courses in the Netherlands

Deadline: March 24, 2020

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) is accepting applications for journalism courses at the Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC) and other institutions. Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend. Click here for more information.

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iPhone photography competition

Deadline: March 31, 2020

Submit photos taken on an iPhone or iPad for a chance to win prizes such as an upcoming Apple product or with gold bars. The work of the first, second and third place winners in each of the 18 categories will be publicized on the IPPAWARDS online gallery. Learn more here


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