Gender and Media Connect (GMC): Seeking Entries for Media Awards

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Gender and Media Connect (GMC) is seeking entries for its Media Awards to recognize efforts by print and electronic media in promoting gender sensitivity in and through the media. The awards will look at: Gender Sensitive Content Breadth and depth of coverage Story angles Language Content Visuals Placement of stories/information Operations Commitment to gender equity and practices (drafting, adoption and implementation of codes … [Read more...]

Media Foundation for West Africa: Seeking Entries for West Africa Media Excellence Awards

Deadline: 17 September 2017 Are you a journalist in West Africa who has produced compelling work(s) that has had significant impact on society? If yes, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) invites you to submit your work(s) for consideration for the first ever West Africa Media Excellence Awards. This is an initiative to reward and inspire media excellence in West Africa. The maiden edition of the Awards is scheduled for October 28, 2017 in Accra, Ghana. Finalists will be hosted at the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 7th Edition of Norbert Zongo Investigative Journalism Award!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Norbert Zongo Investigative Prize is an award of excellence to reward the best works of investigative journalism. The Prize is opened to all the professional journalists of Africa regularly employed in press or collaborating with African press. Works must be published or broadcast between May 3, 2015 and May 3, 2017 Aims to promote a journalism of investigation and research, on subjects related to the political, economic, social and cultural life of the … [Read more...]

Internews Representative Office’s Small Grant Program: Supporting Investigative Journalism in Kazakhstan

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Internews representative office in Kazakhstan has announced a competition to provide small grants for conducting journalistic investigations. The purpose of the issue is to support investigative journalism in Kazakhstan. Topics Right; Society Against Corruption; Gender; Economy; The situation with the media; Ecology (global climate change); Topics about tolerance; Social programs (relevant for Kazakhstan); Civil activity to improve … [Read more...]

Internews in Kazakhstan: Small Grants for Conducting Journalistic Investigations

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Internews is seeking applications for its small grants program from Kazakhstani media involved in investigation. Internews will support the production of multimedia materials on investigative topics. The purpose of the issue is to support investigative journalism in Kazakhstan. Recommended Topics: Right Society Against Corruption Gender Economy The situation with the media Ecology (global climate change) Topics about tolerance Social … [Read more...]

Health Systems Global: Seeking Applications for Media Fellowships Programme

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Health Systems Global (HSG) has launched a call for its first Media Fellowships Programme offering six fellowships to journalists undertaking cutting edge news and reporting on health systems and health policy topics across the world. This is an opportunity for journalists to engage and build relationships within the community and report on some of the biggest issues and challenges facing the global community in a rapidly changing world. The fellowships will include … [Read more...]

Journalism Diversity Fund: Building Successful Careers in Journalism

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Journalism Diversity Fund is looking for people from diverse backgrounds who need help funding their journalism training. Bursaries are on offer for those with the potential to succeed in one of the most exciting and rewarding careers around. The fund is aimed at people without the financial means to attend NCTJ-accredited journalism courses who can show they are either socially or ethnically diverse. All applicants to the fund will need to demonstrate a genuine … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Albania: Two-way Journalism Exchange Program

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The Public Affairs Office of the US Embassy in Tirana, Albania is seeking applications for its "Investigative Journalism Exchange Program" that would: provide training for 6 to 8 Albanian journalism students and early career journalists at a U.S. journalism school for one week to ten days including classroom and field work on investigative reporting topics. Participants in the program would be identified by the U.S. Embassy, bring 6 to 8 U.S. masters-degree … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Albania: Inviting NGOs for ‘Study of Media Professionals’ Program

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The Public Affairs Office of the US Embassy in Tirana, Albania, is seeking applications for its program entitled "Study of Media Professionals". The proposals seek for a research study of Albanian Media Professionals that will conduct a survey of approximately 1,000 media professionals, including field reporters, editors, program hosts, and other media professionals from print, broadcast, and online media outlets in Albania. The purpose of the survey is to gather … [Read more...]

Fledgling Fund: Seeking Proposals on Climate Change & Health

Deadline: 11 September 2017 Fledgling as the part of Special Fund for Rapid Story Deployment, are seeking proposals for short-form, nonfiction, visual stories that focus on the link between climate change and health. Climate change is an urgent issue with far-reaching impacts. And, while public awareness about climate change has increased, there is a need to do more to highlight the link between climate change and health, particularly the health impacts on already vulnerable … [Read more...]

Apply for ConDev’s Student Media Grants: A Chance to Win up to $5,000!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Center on Conflict and Development (ConDev, is inviting applicants for its Student Media Grant, a photojournalism grant funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation Chair on Conflict and Development. ConDev—part of Texas A&M University’s Department of Agricultural Economics—works to improve the effectiveness of development programs and policies for conflict-affected and fragile countries through international research, education and projects. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Youth4Regions Media Programme!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The European Commission is conducting a competition entitled "Youth4Regions Media Programme" amongst media students across Europe. The European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy seeks to encourage students in journalism to communicate on concrete projects co- funded by the European Regional Development and Cohesion Funds. The lucky winners will be offered a chance to come to Brussels as a part of the media pool communicating on one of the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Clean Energy Wire Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Clean Energy Wire (CLEW) is offering three grants for the most promising international collaborative projects from at least two different countries on the topics of clean energy, climate policy and the shift to a low-carbon economy. Funding Information Clean Energy Wire CLEW will support successful applicants’ stories with a grant of between EUR 4,000 and 6,000.The three successful journalist teams will be invited to the 2017 Clean Energy Wire CLEW Network … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Iraq: Media Training for Journalists in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The U.S. Mission in Iraq has announced an open competition for eligible organizations to submit proposals for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement the "Media Training for Journalists in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region program". The goal of the program is to improve quality of local journalism to support ongoing democratization and human rights efforts, while providing key demographics with the training required to effectively represent and defend their … [Read more...]

Harry Ransom Center: Seeking Applications for Research Fellowships

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Harry Ransom Center is seeking applications for Research Fellowships that support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. The Harry Ransom Center will award 10 dissertation fellowships and up to 50 postdoctoral fellowships for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Types of Fellowships One To Three Month Fellowships $3,500 Per … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Brazil: Seeking Applications for Press Freedom and Innovation in Journalism

Deadline: 7 September 2017 The United States Department of State's Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), for a Grant to implement the program entitled "Press Freedom and Innovation in Journalism". This initiative is part of Mission Brazil's continuing efforts to strengthen and support the efforts of Brazil's media sector to promote/guarantee our shared democratic principles of freedom of the press and freedom of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Applications are open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age that will bring together senior policymakers, government administration senior officials, development partners, private sector, representatives of African youth, young entrepreneurs, civil society and experts to showcase, share and discuss comprehensive and innovative TVSD/TVET models and programmes. The program’s aim is to develop the leadership and digital skills of the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Media Enabling Democracy, Inclusion and Accountability in Moldova

Deadline: 22 August 2017 Internews, through MEDIA-M project, is seeking applications for its “Media Enabling Democracy, Inclusion and Accountability in Moldova” to help media outlets from Republic of Moldova to improve the quality of their content, diversify news formats, strengthen their financial viability, and better engage their audiences, especially digitally. Six media outlets will be selected for an initial one-year period assistance program, including a differentiated grant … [Read more...]

Stigler Center: Inviting Applicants for Journalists in Residence Program

Deadline: 23 October 2017 The Stigler Center is seeking applications for its Journalists in Residence Program that provides a transformative learning experience for up-and-coming journalists from around the world, working in all forms of media. It aims to shape the next generation of leaders in business reporting. The program will take place over approximately 12 weeks at Stigler Center's Hyde Park campus, during which selected participants will audit classes, participate in events, … [Read more...]

UNDP Advocacy & Media Campaign Development: Achieving Kuwait 2035 Vision towards Persons with Disability Project

Deadline: 24 August 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for its Advocacy & Media Campaign Development. This institutional development assignment is implemented within the framework of the Project: “Achieving Kuwait 2035 Vision towards Persons with Disability Project”. The project “Achieving Kuwait 2035 Vision towards Persons with Disability” supports PADA to enhance its human capacities and organizational effectiveness towards achieving its … [Read more...]

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