The DO School’s Future of Audio Entertainment Challenge!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Are you driven by a meaningful vision ? Are you brimming with bright ideas ? Do you want to make a real difference, perhaps with a business that benefits the community, or a project in the cultural sector, or with a technology that addresses a specific problem in your home country. What are you waiting for? Let’s turn your ideas into action. The DO School of  Innovation  is seeking applications for its Entrepreneurship for good program that is a one year funded … [Read more...]

Apply for Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award!

Deadline: 22 June 2017 The Sigma Delta Chi Foundation has announced the Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award to honor a person or persons who have fought to protect and preserve one or more of the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment. Annually at the Society of Professional Journalists National Convention, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation will honor an individual, group of individuals or organization with a $10,000 cash award and an engraved crystal. The honoree(s) also will receive … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for the MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards in order to reward outstanding journalistic coverage that enhance the public’s engagement and understanding of infertility stigma and the need to change the social perception of it in African communities. The awards have been established to showcase and appreciate outstanding health journalism and to recognize individual professional journalists and students who have produced accurate, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Sudan: Seeking Applications for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30 July 2017 The United States Embassy in Sudan is seeking applications for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. The Humphrey Fellowship brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level academic study, leadership development, and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Eligible Fields Sustainable Development Agricultural & Rural Development Economic … [Read more...]

American Center Korea: Seeking Applications for Video Production Grant Opportunity 2017

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The American Center Korea is seeking grant applications from individuals interested in producing a series of short videos which highlight U.S. culture, values, and society on behalf of the American Center Korea. The American Center Korea is interested in projects which will produce an energetic, creative, upbeat series of videos that support a better understanding of the U.S. At the same time, the American Center Korea's goal is also to help raises awareness of the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Fourth International “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Contest

Deadline: 25 June 2017 Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the call for applications to the 2017 “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Competition, seeking to reward original articles about Kazakhstan that have been published in a foreign (non-Kazakhstani) media outlet. This contest aims to recognize and reward the authors of the best and most objective journalistic reports, stories and analytical pieces about Kazakhstan, which are published in foreign … [Read more...]

The Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017: Celebrating the Lives of Ordinary Women

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Policies and laws, working hours and conditions - set to bring equality to our everyday lives. Many feel that gender discrimination has been addressed. But still much of the work of the everyday women is taken for granted, passing unnoticed, unrecognized and unsung. YOUMANITY is inviting applications from the creative photographer for its Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017 that aims to celebrate the lives of ordinary women who perform extraordinary jobs. It is … [Read more...]

SANEF Call for Entries: Inviting Applications for Nat Nakasa Awards 2017

Deadline: 28 May 2017 The South African National Editor's Forum (SANEF) and the Nieman Society of Southern Africa are now seeking nominations for its "Nat Nakasa Awards 2017" for Media Integrity. Today, the written word has a platform without restriction and to celebrate media integrity in South Africa, the Nat Nakasa Award is awarded on an annual basis by the SA National Editors’ Forum and the Nieman Society. Nat Nakasa was a prominent journalist and writer who died in exile. This annual … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Research in Germany Press Tour on Seas and Oceans

Deadline: 31 May 2017 You are an international science journalist and interested in ocean research? Apply now for the “Research in Germany” press tour on Seas and Oceans! The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites 15 international science journalists on a press tour to Germany on marine research from 22 to 27 October 2017.  Areas of Interest The focus of the tour will be on three fields of action: Oceans as a source of raw materials and energy Oceans as "weather kitchen" … [Read more...]

African Fact-Checking Awards 2017: Honoring the Best Non-Partisan Fact-Checking Journalism

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the fourth edition of its African Fact-Checking Awards 2017, honoring the best non-partisan fact-checking journalism conducted by journalists and journalism students on the continent. The prizes will be organized in partnership with the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), at their conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, in November 2017. Prize Information $ 2,000 for each (anglophone and francophone) winner of … [Read more...]

International Reporting Project: Inviting Journalists to Report on Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution in Africa

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The International Reporting Project is accepting applications from professional journalists to report on issues related to peacebuilding and conflict resolution across the African continent. Priority Areas Applicants may propose any stories that relate to post-conflict peacebuilding. Topics might include but are not limited to: leadership: local, national, individual and organizational; human rights initiatives; access to education, healthcare and judicial … [Read more...]

Apply for Open Society Foundations’ Civil Society Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Applications are now open for Open Society Foundations’ Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA), providing fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. Areas of Study Awards are available for study in the following areas: Communications, Journalism & Media Culture, History & Society … [Read more...]

Apply for Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program!

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Women in Photography has announced a grant program entitled "The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program" that will provide one female photographer with a $5000 grant to produce work and a year of mentorship with four art professionals. Launched in June 2008, Women in Photography is an innovative website founded by artists Amy Elkins and Cara Phillips that showcases the work of women artists. The internet-based project focuses on exhibiting work … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Jordan 2016-2017

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Jordan 2016-2017” in order to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reform, in supporting the peaceful conciliation of group interest and consolidating political participation and representation. Priorities The right to fair trial and rule of law: To advance the right to fair … [Read more...]

Heinrich Böll Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Transatlantic Media Fellowships

Deadline: 2 June 2017 Heinrich Böll Foundation is inviting applicants for its Transatlantic Media Fellowships that support well-researched transatlantic journalism. Each year, the HBF sponsors a select number of journalists from the US and Europe for a five-day transatlantic trip to research stories relevant to the foundation’s work on climate and energy policy, democracy and social policy, or foreign and security policy. The Fellowships are divided into three categories: Democracy … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Singapore Environment Council’s Asian Environmental Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The Singapore Environment Council is seeking applications for its "Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA)" in order to recognise and reward excellence in environmental journalism at all levels of society. The programme also highlights exceptional journalistic work and encourages sustained high-quality coverage of environmental issues in Asia. From passionate citizen journalists, to outstanding professional journalists, to the environmental attitudes of overall … [Read more...]

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust’s Power and Accountability Grant Program

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The Power and Accountability Grant Program will support people to create a world in which power is more equally shared, and in which powerful institutions are responsive and accountable to wider society and aligned with the long-term public interest. In wider society, the way that power is concentrated, shared and used is changing as a result of globalisation, new technology, new channels of communication, extreme inequality and other factors. These changes bring … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ECA: International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2017 The Office of International Visitors, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA/PE/V), United States Department of State (DOS), announces an open competition for up to eight assistance awards to administer the FY 2018 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to build mutual understanding between the U.S. and other nations through carefully designed short-term visits to the U.S. for current and emerging leaders. The U.S. Department of State’s premier … [Read more...]

International Journalists’ Programmes: Seeking Applications for George Weidenfeld Bursary

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The International Journalists' Programmes (IJP) is seeking applications for its George Weidenfeld Bursary to give British and German journalists the opportunity to gain work experience in the other country. Delegates work in British or German newsrooms of their choice while also researching stories for their home organisations. By fully taking part in the day-to-day journalism, the participants will get a valuable insight into the way the media work differently in … [Read more...]

British Embassy Astana Call for Bids: FCO Programme Fund in Kazakhstan 2017/2018

Deadline: 24 May 2017 The British Embassy Astana is currently inviting applicants to submit project bids for funding under the FCO’s Programme Fund. Priorities Government accountability and anti-corruption British Embassy Astana is looking for implementers to run projects on promotion of the government accountability and good governance for reduction of likelihood of corruption in Kazakhstan. Professionalisation of state press services and local media The UK government … [Read more...]

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