Apply for KAS Media Africa Scholarship 2019!

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Applications are open for KAS Media Africa Scholarship 2019 which is offering a university scholarship to a promising, young sub-Saharan African journalist to do a full-time Honours or Masters Degree at the University of Witwatersrand’s Journalism Programme in Johannesburg in 2019. The scholarship includes the university fees, return flight to Johannesburg, accommodation costs for student housing and a monthly stipend. Eligibility Criteria Candidates should be … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 23rd United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Awards!

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting applicants to submit entries for its 23rd annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. 2018 marks UNCA’s 70th anniversary celebrating seven decades of journalism committed to reporting on the UN and its many causes and objectives. Award Categories The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Reporters in the Field: Providing Grant for Cross-border Research in Europe

Deadline: 16 September 2018 Are you a reporter who wants to dig deeper? Who teams up with others to explore a story from various perspectives? Who feels that complex research doesn't stop at borders? Then apply for the grant “Reporters in the Field”. The program "Reporters in the Field" supports cross-border stories by media professionals from all over Europe. It offers grants of up to 8,000€ to international teams who want to realize a cross-border and in-depth investigation on a story of … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 3rd Young Photographer Award!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Entries are open for the 3rd Young Photographer Award. This competition is geared towards passionate emerging photographers looking to cultivate a career in documentary photography or photojournalism but lacking the tools to realize their vision. Awaiting the winner is a Canon EOS 1300D kit sponsored by Canon, as well as the opportunity to participate in an intensive, seven month Mentorship Programme, during which the photographer will have a chance to develop a … [Read more...]

IWPR Call for Applications: Project Sub-grants for Ukrainian Activists and Journalists

Deadline: 7 July 2018 Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR) is currently inviting teams of Ukrainian activists and journalists to apply for the first round of sub-grant competition supporting projects aimed at increasing government transparency and accountability, countering and preventing corruption, increasing civic oversight of public funds and property, advocacy for local changes, increasing citizens’ engagement in local community development, as well as the monitoring of reforms … [Read more...]

Journalism Award: Encouraging and Recognising the Work of Journalists

Deadline: 2 July 2018 Applications are now open for the 17th Journalism Award which aims to encourage, recognize and value the work of journalists in Brazil and countries in South and Central America and the Caribbean, who promote, through media reports, topics related to the agribusiness, involving aspects such as the sector’s production, technology, and development, as well as topics that interfere directly or indirectly in the economic development. The Journalism Award, which completes 17 … [Read more...]

World Photography Organisation: Seeking Nominations for Sony World Photography Awards

World Photography Organisation is seeking nominations for its Sony World Photography Awards which is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions in the world. The objective of the awards is to establish a platform for the continuous development of photographic culture. The Awards do this by recognizing great contributions to photography in the past through the Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize as well as finding new talents of the future and providing them with … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan: Inviting Organizations for “GoViral Festival”

Deadline: 3 August 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Kazakhstan has announced a full and open competition for organizations to submit applications to manage ongoing programming for the “Go Viral” Festival and corresponding Network. The goals of Go Viral Festival and Network include expanding access to alternative sources of information and diverse viewpoints, supporting economic development through innovation, and enhancing ties with innovators in … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Hanoi: Call for Proposals on Media Environment in Vietnam

Deadline: 5 July 2018 The British Embassy in Hanoi has announced a call for proposals under its theme "Media Environment”. This UK Vietnam Fund is a flexible and effective tool enabling the British Embassy in Hanoi to support projects linked to the UK government’s priorities in Vietnam. This call is under the UK Vietnam Fund for the financial years 2018/19 and 2019/20. The UK Government believes that a vibrant and dynamic media environment should be an important part of all societies. It … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U Revolution Media Fellowships!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 U Revolution is seeking applications for its Media Fellowships and offering 4 paid, non-residential global media fellowships to budding journalists or influencers who are passionate about changing the way organisation talk about chronic illness or disability. U Revolution Media Fellowships are meant to support up-and-coming media talent, giving them a launchpad for their future careers. Applicants are encouraged to pitch ideas for raw, authentic stories about any health … [Read more...]

APWLD: Inviting Applicants for Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 30 June 2018 APWLD is currently inviting five women media professionals across Asia-Pacific region to participate in Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme that aims to strengthen media advocacy on grassroots issues through a feminist lens. Fellowship theme this year is on climate change as APWLD wish to strengthen a feminist analysis on this topic and climate justice, especially in mainstream and alternative media spaces. The duration of the fellowship will be from August 2018 – … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Macedonia: Seeking Applications for Democracy Commission Grants Program

Deadline: 1 November 2018 U.S. Embassy in Macedonia is seeking applications for Democracy Commission Grants Program to award grants to Macedonian non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support the development of democratic institutions in the Republic of Macedonia. Eligible Projects The Commission is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting rule of law / effective administration in justice Institutionalization of open, … [Read more...]

IWMF: Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship. As part of Adelante, IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, a group of women journalists will travel to Guatemala to report on the Environment from September 20 - October 5, 2018. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation from September 21 - … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Applications for Reporting Gender Rights

Deadline: 22 June 2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation and Birzeit University are proud to organize a training workshop for Palestinian journalists covering gender issues. The course will provide an overview of the main challenges and achievements of Palestinian women, media coverage of women and men and how to improve them, how to monitor and evaluate women's media coverage, how to choose the best story angle, interview skills, ethics and verifying facts. In addition, the course will also include … [Read more...]

Metamorphosis Foundation Request for Applications: Grants for Civil Society Organizations within the CriThink Project

Deadline: 6 July 2018 Metamorphosis Foundation is seeking applications for "Grants for Civil Society Organizations within the CriThink project" to provide support to initiatives of local civil society organizations in partnership with media and other stakeholders, which will promote creation of culture of critical thinking through promotion of media literacy. The Critical Thinking for Mediawise Citizens – CriThink project is implemented by Metamorphosis Foundation in partnership with … [Read more...]

CJI/Internews: Grants for Press in Support of Democracy, Inclusion and Accountability in Moldova

Deadline: 6 July 2018 The Center for Independent Journalism (CJI), in partnership with Internews in Moldova, has announced the second grant competition under the program "Press in Support of Democracy, Inclusion and Accountability in Moldova" (MEDIA-M) for campaigning against disinformation and media propaganda. In order to mitigate the impact of propaganda and manipulative information disseminated by the media and to contribute to the development of critical thinking of Moldovan citizens, the … [Read more...]

British Embassy Astana Call for bids: FCO Programme Fund in Kazakhstan 2018/19

Deadline: 20 June 2018 The British Embassy Astana is inviting project bids for funding under the FCO’s Programme Fund that can be carried out during the financial year 2018/19. Focus Areas This year they are particularly interested in project proposals in either of the following areas: Strengthening of Forensic Services in Kazakhstan This year the British Embassy Astana is seeking to support projects in Kazakhstan that focus on strengthening of forensic services in … [Read more...]

Solutions Journalism Network: Seeking Applications for Renewing Democracy Initiative

Deadline: 22 June 2018 Solutions Journalism Network is seeking applications for its Renewing Democracy initiative that will provide more than 100 grants through 2020 to U.S.-based reporters and news organizations to to support reporting on this topic. Renewing Democracy encourages reporting about how people and institutions are attempting to reinvigorate democracy in communities across the country. Funding Information Award winners will receive a $2,500 grant to produce their … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana: Inviting Slovenian CSOs for NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 6 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia is seeking applications for its NGO Small Grants program to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns. Themes Anti-corruption, Good Governance, and Transparency Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Economic Prosperity, and Promotion of Trade Environment and Renewable Energy Energy Security and Diversification International Security, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Togo: Inviting Applicants for “This Week in Fake News” Program

Deadline: 29 July 2018 The US Embassy in Togo has announced the NOFO for a new program aimed at countering the spread of misinformation in society and educating citizens to distinguish “fake news” from real news via an innovative strategy comprising three components: A workshop for journalists A workshop in each administrative region capital for civil society groups and community leaders A weekly online news program that analyzes fake news examples in a humorous way. The main … [Read more...]