IWMF Call for Applications: Reporting Fellowships To The Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Deadline: 21 February 2017 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting women journalists from all over the world for its Reporting Fellowships to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The programme will take place in May 2017. Both groups of reporting Fellows will begin their trip in Nairobi, Kenya, where they will complete orientation and Hostile Environments and First Aid Training (HEFAT) May 4 – 7. Fellows then depart for a week of in-country work May 8 – 17 from Lubumbashi … [Read more...]

2017 Call for Applications: Perspektivy’s Cross-Border Journalism Programme

Deadline: 12 February 2017 The Perspektivy is seeking applications for its programme "Cross-Border Journalism Programme" with an aim to connect journalists in ‘cross-border’ collaboration. Cross-Border journalism programme is an opportunity for journalists and bloggers in the early and mid stages of their career looking for the chance to develop their skills in international reporting and enhance their professional network abroad. The new digital era of media, and the globalisation of … [Read more...]

ACME Fellowship Programme for Journalists: Covering Land and Property Rights in Uganda

Deadline: 27 January 2017 The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is currently seeking applications from Ugandan journalists for a fellowship programme Covering Land. This four month, two-part fellowship is designed to equip journalists with skills to produce in depth investigative land-themed stories from Uganda. The fellowship, organized by the African Centre for Media Excellence with support from the Ford Foundation, was designed after a two-year pilot programme that provided … [Read more...]

Fund for Investigative Journalism: Seeking Grant Applications for Investigative Projects

Deadline: 6 February 2017 The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is seeking grant applications for Investigative Projects. FIJ makes grants to independent and freelance investigative reporters to produce stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing. The Fund for Investigative Journalism’s role in assisting journalists is limited to making grants. The Fund assumes no liability for the legal and/or safety risks undertaken by journalists in the course of their reporting. The Board of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ACME Journalism Fellowship on Parliament, Legislative Affairs and Government Oversight in Uganda

Deadline: 3 February 2017 The African Centre for Media Excellence is pleased to invite applications for its sixth fellowship programme. The first workshop of the fellowship will be held on 20-23 February, 2017. This fellowship, on parliament, legislative affairs and government oversight, is designed to give promising Ugandan journalists the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills to deepen their coverage of important, but under-reported stories in this field. It is a six-month … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Moldova: English for Media Literacy MOOC

Deadline: 12 February 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Embassy of the United States of America in Chisinau, Moldova, is currently seeking applications for its English for Media Literacy MOOC program. The Media Literacy Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) is a high-profile public diplomacy initiative that provides applying organizations, NGOs and higher education institutions, an opportunity to demonstrate the United States support and commitment to improve education and English teaching … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Free Media Awards! Supporting Independent Role of Journalists and Media Outlets

Deadline:  17 February 2017 The Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius hereby invite nominations of journalists, bloggers, internet media and newspapers for the “2017 Free Media Awards”. The Free Media Awards are awarded to journalists and media outlets from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia. The prizes provide support for journalists and media outlets that report independently and refuse to give up in the face of threats. The media … [Read more...]

Earth Journalism Network: Seeking Applications for 2017 Biodiversity Story Grants Round 2

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking applications for its second round "2017 Biodiversity Story Grants" to support the production of in-depth stories that highlight previously untold threats to global biodiversity or explore new conservation-based solutions. Funding for this series is being provided by the Arcadia Fund. The Earth is home to millions of species whose interactions keep our ecosystems and our planet in balance. This biodiversity provides the … [Read more...]

Apply for Future News Worldwide 2017 Program!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The British Council is seeking applications for its journalism competition "Future News Worldwide" with an aim to assist young people to develop a wide range of journalism skills and to establish the UK as a global leader in the nurturing of young journalists and media figures. Underlying this, the programme will help build strong and lasting connections to the next generation of media leaders across the globe. The programme centres around a 2-day annual conference … [Read more...]

Food Sustainability Media Award: Inviting Professional Journalists and Emerging Talent Worldwide

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) in collaboration with the Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants for its Food Sustainability Media Award with an aim to recognise the work of professional journalists and emerging talent from all over the world for excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture and nutrition. Objectives To raise awareness of today’s ‘food paradoxes’. To promote … [Read more...]

Knight Science Journalism Fellowship: Inviting Journalists from around the World

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Applications are open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT to support a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting. [email protected] is designed to recognize journalists who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft. Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged to … [Read more...]

Pulitzer Center’s Persephone Miel Fellowship: Inviting Journalists from the Developing World

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Internews is seeking applications for its “Persephone Miel Fellowship " to help journalists from the developing world do the kind of reporting they've always wanted to do and enable them to bring their work to a broader international audience. The fellowship will benefit those with limited access to other fellowships and those whose work is not routinely disseminated internationally. Miel fellowships involve reporting from within … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Catchlight Fellowship: Inviting Professionals from around the World

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Catchlight Fellowship program is open for applications and invites creative genius, a photographer who works at the highest caliber of artistry, approaches visual and social storytelling with clarity, integrity and purpose, and understands the inherent value of employing other creative disciplines - marketing, technology, communications, etc. - to enhance the impact of their stories. Each of the three (3) CatchLight Fellowships will be awarded to one person who is … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NIHCM Foundation Television and Radio Journalism Award for United States!

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The NIHCM Foundation Health Care is seeking applications for its Television and Radio Journalism Award that recognize excellence in television and radio reporting on health care issues and policy. The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the health of Americans by spurring workable and creative solutions to pressing health care problems. Foundation's Mission … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation for Journalists in United States!

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation is currently open for applications and invites media professionals to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation. A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists working in all media in every country around the world. Those selected for the program spend two full semesters at Harvard auditing classes with … [Read more...]

NIHCM Foundation Print Journalism Awards: Recognizing Excellence in Health Care Reporting and Writing in United States

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The NIHCM Foundation Health Care is seeking applications for its Print Journalism Awards that recognize excellence in health care reporting and writing on the financing and delivery of health care and the impact of health care policy. The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the health of Americans by spurring workable and creative solutions to pressing health care … [Read more...]

Journalismfund.eu: Seeking Applications for European Cross-Border Research Grant

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Journalismfund.eu is seeking applications for its "European Cross-Border Research Grant" with an aim to promote quality journalism in Europe by giving journalists the chance to carry out journalistic research projects. Journalismfund.eu supports teams of journalists from several countries working out of each their country on a common story thus compiling multiple research competences and safeguarding publication to various audiences. Journalismfund.eu occasionally … [Read more...]

Apply for Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Fellowship: Supporting Journalist in Advancing Human Rights

Deadline: 24 January 2017 Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Program is currently open for applications to support and train early career and emerging photographers, artists, journalists, scholars, and activists who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. The Photography and Social Justice Program builds capacity and community among a diverse, international network of Fellows who have not had access … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Democracy and Media Foundation Grant Program

Deadline: 12 February 2017 Do you have an initiative that stimulates independent and critical media, or one that sustains or promotes a strong, and just democratic state? If yes, then you are welcome to submit a project proposal for Democracy and Media Foundation’s grants. The Democracy and Media Foundation is seeking proposals for its grant program with an aim to counter totalitarian phenomena in social and political life, while striving for a vigorous democracy and independent, multifaceted, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: World Press Photo Foundation Masterclass West Africa

Deadline: 15 January 2017 The World Press Photo Foundation invites applications from documentary photographers in West Africa for the World Press Photo Masterclass West Africa. The Masterclass West Africa will take place in Accra, Ghana, from 8 to 12 March 2017, and will support the most promising young visual journalists in their professional development. All photographers who have worked on visual stories about daily life, nature, politics and society are encouraged to apply for the … [Read more...]

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