Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in March. Each is open to journalists worldwide.
IWMF Courage in Journalism Award Deadline: March 1, 2015
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. Click here for more information.
Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism Deadline: March 1, 2015
The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is accepting applications for its Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism, which aims to enhance journalists' understanding of business, economics and finance. Fellows will take courses at Columbia's schools of journalism, business, law and international affairs. Click here for more information.
Dag Hammarskjöld Fellowships Deadline: March 16, 2015
Journalists who are 25 to 35 years old and from developing countries can apply for a fellowship to report on the United Nations. The fellowship, sponsored by the Dag Hammarskjöld Scholarship Fund for Journalists, gives participants the opportunity to report on international affairs during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Fellows will make professional contacts, interact with seasoned journalists and gain a broader perspective on global issues. Click here for more information.
International Reporting Project fellowships Deadline: March 16, 2015
Johns Hopkins University’s International Reporting Project (IRP) is accepting applications for reporting fellowships on two different topics: health/development and religion. These fellowships are intended to provide in-depth coverage of important, under-covered international issues. Fellows may propose to report for two to seven weeks. Click here for more information.
IWMF's Howard G. Buffet Fund Deadline: March 23, 2015
The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) launched the fund to support the ambitious ideas of women journalists seeking substantive backing for projects and opportunities related to the news media, including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives. The IWMF will offer grants worth an annual total of US$230,000. Grant sizes will depend on the projects or opportunities in question. Click here for more information.
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