9 worldwide opportunities with deadlines in September

by IJNet
Aug 24, 2023 in IJNet News

Do you report on human rights or have a book project you’re working on? Our list of worldwide opportunities with deadlines next month has fellowships, competitions and more just for you! All are open to journalists globally.

Photography award 

Deadline: September 1, 2023

The MAFPRE Foundation is seeking applications for its KBr Photography Award. Applicants must have hosted at least one individual exhibition or have at least one image published. The winner will receive EUR25,000 to execute a project and have their work promoted internationally.

Poetry, fiction and nonfiction contest

Deadline: September 4, 2023

Creative writers can submit poetry, nonfiction and fiction stories to Terrain.org’s 14th Annual Contest. Finalists and winners will receive cash prizes and will be published. The entry fee is US$20 per story, essay or article, or a set of one to five poems.

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Collegiate fellowship 

Deadline: September 8, 2023

The University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is offering the LSA Collegiate Fellowship. Fellows will pursue independent research, participate in pedagogical development activities and more. Early-career journalism and media scholars interested in teaching and research are eligible to apply.

Literary residency program

Deadline: September 10, 2023

Journalists and visual artists can apply now for the MacDowell Colony, a free residency program in Peterborough, New Hampshire. This program provides time and space for reporters to work on long-form projects. Participants will receive a stipend and additional funding to help reimburse them for travel. 

Human rights and religious freedom journalism contest

Deadline: September 10, 2023

Sponsored by the Indian American Muslim Council, the Human Rights & Religious Freedom Journalism Awards recognizes journalists who have reported on the human rights and religious freedom issues in India. Winners in each category will receive INR50,000 and a plaque.

Media fellowship

Deadline September 14, 2023

Journalists and film, video, sound and new media artists can apply now for the Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program at Harvard. Fellows will receive stipends, an office or studio space and more to pursue advanced work across a wide range of academic disciplines, professions and creative arts.

Business journalism seminars

Deadline: September 18, 2023

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School is organizing the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, which aim to help business journalists improve their reporting skills and gain insights into key business and economic issues. 

Book fellowship

Deadline: September 29, 2023

Journalists and writers working on a book project can apply now for the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center fellowship. Fellows will work on their own projects and engage in an ongoing exchange of ideas. Participants will receive funding, an office, a computer and full access to the library’s resources. 

Business journalism fellowship

Deadline: September 30, 2023

The McGraw Center for Business Journalism at the City University of New York’s Craig Newmark School of Journalism is organizing a fellowship program to support in-depth coverage of business and the global economy. Fellows will receive grants up to US$15,000 to complete investigative and enterprise stories. Journalists with at least five years of experience can apply.

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