Apply for John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships!

Deadline: 4 December 2017 Applications are open for John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships that support diverse journalists from around the world who are deeply engaged in exploring solutions to the most urgent issues facing journalism. Innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in journalism are the foundation of our work, which seeks to improve the quality of news and information reaching the public. Benefits The fellowship provides JSK Fellows with several financial benefits, … [Read more...]

Sharjah Art Foundation: Seeking Applications for Production Grants

Deadline: 15 January 2018 The Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) is seeking applications for its Production Grants to offer grants to artists working in a range of media including sculpture, installation, time-based media, artist’s books and performance. The Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) Production Programme broadens the possibilities for the production of art in the MENASA region through a commitment to support innovation and excellence in artistic practice by encouraging risk and … [Read more...]

International Press Institute: Seeking Applications for Journalism Micro-grants in Turkey

Deadline: 26 October 2017 The International Press Institute (IPI) has announced a call for applications by journalists in Turkey for a limited number of micro-grants of up to €500 to produce feature-style journalistic content analyzing the impact that pressure on press freedom in the country has on other aspects of society. IPI seeks proposals for feature content targeted to an international audience. IPI welcomes ideas for content that highlights the specific consequences of restrictions on … [Read more...]

APsaA Call for Nominations: Award for Excellence in Journalism

Deadline: 18 September 2018 The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) is currently seeking nominations for the Award for Excellence in Journalism to recognize professional reporting of outstanding merit that contributes in an exceptional way to the public understanding of psychoanalytic and psychological principles and phenomena. Nominated work need not be specifically about psychoanalysis or psychotherapy per se but can advance or challenge our understanding of human … [Read more...]

New Europe College: Inviting Applications for Pontica Magna Fellowship Program

Deadline: 7 December 2017 The New Europe College (NEC), an institute for advanced study in the humanities and social sciences in Bucharest, Romania, is seeking applications for its “Pontica Magna Fellowship Program”. This funding opportunity targets young researchers, media professionals, writers and artists from the countries around the Black Sea, but also beyond it. Candidates can apply for one academic year (10 months, starting with October 2018), or one term (5 months, starting with … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Startup of the Year Africa Competition 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Startup of the Year Africa 2018, an international innovative competition for startups created by Bonjour idée with the support of 70 partners (major business groups, incubators, chambers of commerce, media, competitiveness clusters, influential blogs). While shedding light on disruptive startups, this contest is meant to add value to the partners’ actions at the heart of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of innovation and startups, … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Media Organisations to Strengthen Professional and Labour Standards of Jounalists in Albania

Deadline: 10 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support media organisations to strengthen professional and labour standards of jounalists in Albania” to contribute to the strengthening of democracy in Albania, to promote freedom of expression and support media's active participation, both at the local and national levels, in monitoring and influencing policies, legislation and decision-making processes and … [Read more...]

WAN-IFRA: Inviting Women Journalists for Leading Leadership Development Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Women in News program (WIN) at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is inviting Women Journalists for Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine, especially those who work in print and digital media to be part this Leading Leadership Development program in the Middle-East and North Africa. The program seeks to equip women media professionals in middle and senior management positions with the right skills, knowledge and attitudes to help advance … [Read more...]

Applications Open for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Worldwide!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, is offering Business Journalism Fellowships to accomplished business journalists to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant story or … [Read more...]

2017 Simon Cumbers Media Fund: Promoting Better Quality Media Coverage

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2017 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The fund’s aim is to assist and promote more and better quality media coverage of development issues in the Irish media. Proposed projects should focus on international development themes, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and applicants must demonstrate the … [Read more...]

Journalismfund.eu: European Cross-border Research Grant

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The Journalismfund.eu is seeking applications for its “European Cross-Border Research Grant” to promote quality journalism in Europe by giving journalists the chance to carry out journalistic research projects. Journalismfund.eu will support professional journalists, who have good ideas for cross-border research and for research on European affairs. The stories must be relevant for European target groups. Journalismfund.eu supports teams of journalists from several … [Read more...]

ICFJ: A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America – 2018

Deadline: 13 November 2017 In 2018, the International Center for Journalists will continue to expand its network of digital journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs from Latin America as part of the “Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America” program. For this revamped version of the program, ICFJ will bring 36 more Professional Fellows from 12 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships Program!

Deadline For International Applicants: 1 December 2017 For U.S. Applicants: 31 January 2018 The Nieman Foundation is accepting applications for its Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships Program. These Fellowships at Harvard offer short-term research opportunities to individuals interested in working on special projects designed to advance journalism in some new way. Candidates need not be practicing journalists, but must demonstrate the ways in which their work at Harvard and the … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala – February 2018

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced its first Reporting Fellowships of 2018 to Honduras and Guatemala. A group of six journalists will report on Governance and Civil Society from Guatemala City, Guatemala. Concurrently, six other journalists will cover Labor and Migration from San Pedro Sula, Honduras. These opportunities are part of the Adelante Reporting Initiative. The work of the 80 IWMF Adelante Fellows has been published and aired by … [Read more...]

ICFJ Call for Entries: Eurasia Media Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 29 October 2017 Entries are now invited for Eurasia Media Innovation Challenge, by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in partnership with the Media Diversity Institute (MDI). With countries in the region neighboring Russia facing the growing trends of state- and oligarch-controlled media, fake news, and propaganda, Eurasian audiences are being increasingly exposed to biased information. At the same time, they also face many common challenges, from financial woes to … [Read more...]

Elizabeth R Media Fund: Seeking Applications for Commonwealth Digital Challenge

Deadline: 3 November 2017 Elizabeth R Media Fund is seeking applications for its "Commonwealth Digital Challenge" with an aim to provide young and aspiring media managers from the Commonwealth with the skills and tools necessary to help their organisations face the digital challenges in their countries. The event will also act as a spur to the competitors to discuss the needs of a free and competitive media across the Commonwealth. The overall winner will be invited to spend a week’s … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Emma Bowen Foundation is inviting applicants for its Fellowship Program. The Emma Bowen Foundation is a nonprofit organization that is building a more diverse media and tech industry by recruiting promising students of color like applicants and placing them in multi-year paid internships at some of the nation’s leading companies. The Foundation believes that diversity is important in all areas of the media industry and offer Fellowships that prepare students for … [Read more...]

AAU Call for Volunteer Young Social Media Reporters!

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Association of African Universities (AAU) has organised key events to mark the 2017 African University Week. The theme for the African University Week is “[email protected]: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects for Sustainable Development in Africa”. This year the AAU Secretariat will use Social Media with the help of Volunteer Social Media Reporters to create awareness about the African University Week. Roles of Young Volunteer Social Media Reporters Selected … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Digital Africa Challenge Program!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 The Digital Africa is inviting applicants for its Challenge Program that is an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa. The first edition of the Digital Africa contest, launched in October 2016, received more than 500 entries and rewarded 10 startups winners who convinced the jury by the potential impact of their innovation. Strengthened by this success, AFD and Bpifrance confirm their commitment and renew the experience with … [Read more...]