Nominations Open for Sony World Photography Awards! Inviting Photographers Worldwide

Deadline: Various The World Photography Organisation in partnership with Sony  is seeking nominations for its Sony World Photography Awards that seek to bring all the photographers at one of the world’s leading photography competitions. The aim of these awards is to showcase the best photography in the world from the past year. Free to enter and open to all photographers, the awards’ are an authoritative voice in the photographic industry, with the power to shape the careers of its … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Supporting Independent Media in the Baltics

Deadline: 7 August 2017 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking applications from eligible entities for its program entitled "Supporting Independent Media in the Baltics" to improve the competitiveness of credible, professional media, and foster expanded domestic audiences for fact-based, reliable information. The program should strengthen the ability of independent media and public broadcasters in the three countries to better … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Workshop on Reporting Africa-China Engagements in Ethiopia

Deadline: 18 July 2017 The Wits Africa-China Reporting Project and the Oxfam Africa-China Dialogue Platform are inviting journalists from Africa and China to attend the three-day workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop will focus on the crucial sectors of agriculture and industrialisation/manufacturing. The workshop will bring together selected African and Chinese journalists to equip them with knowledge, skills and training for covering current Africa-China engagements. Workshop Key … [Read more...]

Abe Fellowship for Journalists: Encouraging the Coverage of topics of Pressing Concern to the United States and Japan

Deadline: 16 September 2017 The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) are seeking applications for its program "Abe Fellowship for Journalists (AFJ)" to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects. Thematic Areas Threats to Personal, Societal, and International Security Especially welcome topics include food, water, and energy … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Team Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala

Deadline: 4 July 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting fellows for its program "Team Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala". The program is part of the Adelante Latin America Reporting Initiative. The IWMF will select five pairs of women journalists that will travel to San Salvador and Guatemala City for a cross-border reporting trip focused on underreported stories. The work of the 51 IWMF Adelante Fellows has been published and aired by leading … [Read more...]

NEH’s Media Projects: Inviting Applicants for Development & Production Grants

 Deadline: 9 August 2017 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is seeking applications for its funding program entitled "Media Projects" in order to support film, television, and radio projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, drama, religious studies, philosophy, or anthropology. The Division of Public … [Read more...]

American Journalism Call for Proposals: Women’s Suffrage and the Media

Deadline: 1 July 2017 American Journalism: A Journal of Media History has announced a call for proposals for a special issue to be published in April 2019 to commemorate the adoption of the 19th amendment to the US Constitution that granted the vote to women. Much can be gleaned from examining pro- and anti-suffrage media strategies and the public responses they elicited. For the past forty years, an important body of scholarship has emerged about the movement and media. On the occasion of … [Read more...]

aKoma’s Amplify II: Fellowship for Content Creators & Storytellers in Africa

Deadline: 7 July 2017 Do you have the creative energy, the ideas, the compelling stories, the burning desire to contribute, to acquire and master the latest storytelling skills and tools? If yes, then welcome to Amplify brought to you by aKoma. aKoma is now accepting applications for Amplify II, the second cohort of Fellowship for Content Creators and Storytellers in Africa. Amplify provides Fellows in the capital cities of Rwanda, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana (added in 2017) a brew of online, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills in Action Photo Competition 2017!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Are you an amateur or professional photographer? If yes, then use your skills to capture pictures that not only show but tell amazing stories and submit your photos to the #SkillsInAction Photo Competition! Applications are open for Skills in Action Photo Competition that is organized as part of UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre’s activities in celebrating World Youth Skills Day this July 2017. Award Goals The goals of the award are to: Raise awareness on the … [Read more...]

European Union: Consolidating Regional Thematic Networks of Civil Society Organisations Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Consolidating Regional Thematic Networks of Civil Society Organisations” to stimulate an enabling legal and financial environment for civil society and pluralistic media, as well as to empower civil society and media organisations to be effective and accountable independent actors, and to improve their capacity to dialogue with Governments influencing policy and … [Read more...]

The Embassy of the Czech Republic: Supporting Democracy and Human Rights in Ukraine

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic has announced a call for proposals for Ukrainian NGOs in the field of media literacy, human rights, anticorruption and judicial reforms in order to support democracy and human rights, using the Czech Republic’s recent experience with the social transition and democratization of the country. The programme underpins the importance of civil society in democratization processes. The program is administrated by the Human Rights & … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IJP’s Middle East Fellowship: Inviting Young Journalists in Germany

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Internationale Journalisten-Programme (IJP) in cooperation with governmental institutions, foundations and sponsors in Germany and the Middle East is currently accepting applications from young journalists for its Middle East Fellowship, to spend a two-month period in Germany. In 2017 IJP are offering for the fourteenth time a travel and work fellowship for up to five young journalists from the Middle East, especially from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Macedonia: Inviting Entities for “Media Internship Program”

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Skopje Public Affairs Section is inviting U.S. non-profit/non-governmental organizations and educational institutions for its "Media Internship Program" to develop and implement a media internship program for mid-career journalists from the Republic of Macedonia. Program Objectives Introduce journalists to new skills Expose them to digital tools and skills they need to thrive in today’s newsrooms Present journalists with case studies and … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Apply for the Reporting Land Rights Programme

Deadline: 3 July 2017 Applications are currently being accepted for the Reporting Land Rights Programme, a collaboration between the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, that will assist Brazilian journalists to understand property rights and incorporate it in their reporting, whether they are covering business and industry, the environment, urban revitalization, indigenous rights, food security, or a range of other topics. The programme will involve a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICFJ’s Global Health Reporting Contest 2017!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking applications for its competition entitled "Global Health Reporting Contest 2017" to recognize the best media coverage of maternal health, child health, and other urgent health issues. The Johnson & Johnson Global Health Reporting Contest, one of ICFJ’s flagship programs, has increased the quality and quantity of news coverage on key health issues in targeted countries and regions across the globe. ICFJ’s … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: FLEX-Ability Central Asia Workshop 2017

Deadline: 16 June 2017 American Councils for International Education announces the Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on July 19 - July 23, 2017. The Central Asian FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017 is a four-day training for 49 FLEX alumni and three Alumni Coordinators from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. The theme of the workshop is Smart Storytelling; using modern tools of storytelling to craft, produce and share stories, creating future-ready alumni … [Read more...]

NIHCM Foundation’s Journalism Grants Program: Improving the Health of Americans

Deadline: 24 July 2017 The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation is currently accepting applications for the fourth round of its Journalism Grants program in order to support timely health care journalism that informs efforts to improve the health of Americans, and that examines emerging health issues and their implications for cost, quality and access. Focus Areas health reporting educational opportunities for health care reporters support for … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting journalists from all countries to submit entries for its 21st 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. Funding Information The prizes amount to over $60,000 to be distributed among the prize categories and winners. Types of Awards The Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial … [Read more...]

Applications open for the Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Applications are currently open for the Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship, established in 2015 by Collective LLC, through the O’Toole Media Awards, to support diversity in the New Media and Data Science disciplines within advertising and media. The Fund was created in memory of former Senior Executive of Collective, Bill Caspare. Award Information This year, a talented, diverse student will be awarded $10,000 based on outstanding talent. Eligibility … [Read more...]

The DO School’s Future of Audio Entertainment Challenge!

Deadline: 30 June 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...]

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