Václav Havel Journalism Fellowship 2017-2018

Posted on May 8th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Open to: participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, and the Russian Federation Fellowships: monthly stipend, housing, insurance, and travel arrangements to and from Prague

Description

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support aspiring journalists from countries lacking media freedom and independence to pursue their profession in support of pluralism. It is inspired by former Czech President Václav Havel’s belief in the transformational role of journalism in challenging tyranny and oppression.

Selected Fellows are placed with a language service in the company’s Prague headquarters, where they receive on-the-job training and mentoring while working alongside RFE/RL’s seasoned professionals. The program equips them with cutting edge multimedia skills, while involving them in the daily editorial... Read More »

Apply for IWMF’s 2017 Reporting Fellowship to Zanzibar!

Posted on April 26th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Open to: women journalists of all nationalities are welcome to apply Fellowship: travel, lodging, meals, visa costs

Description

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Reporting Fellowship to Tanzania”. As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, a group of six journalists will report from Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island off the east coast of mainland Tanzania, covering stories related to the trip theme of civic engagement.

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Applicants are asked to pitch stories relevant to the trip location and theme; stories must focus on in-depth and new narratives and be notably different from those reported on previous Fellowships. IWMF will prioritize applications with creative, thoughtful, and original... Read More »

Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2017

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Open to: professional and amateur journalists Prize: 12 winners will receive a trophy and prize of EUR 5 000

Description

The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development since 1992, is awarded to amateur and professional journalists for outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication.

Launched with the hashtag #TellMyStory, the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize celebrates the best traditions of journalism in uncovering powerful and moving stories, giving a voice to those who often find it impossible or difficult to be heard. The Prize is an opportunity for journalists to demonstrate their commitment to reporting on development and poverty eradication as well as inspiring people to improve lives in... Read More »

Thomson Foundation’s Mobile Journalism Competition

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 March 2017 Open to: worldwide Prize: approximately EUR 800

Description

Thomson Foundation, together with RTE MojoCon Ireland, has launched its third mobile journalism competition, recognising a feature story or news report shot and edited entirely on a mobile device, which excites, intrigues and surprises them and demonstrates impact and creativity.

This is an open competition to find the best journalistic example of the use of mobile content production for storytelling. The competition is open worldwide. It would be preferred if entries were in English, however, other languages with on screen subtitles are acceptable. Entrants must create a mobile journalism story, either a feature or TV-style news report with a run time of 2-5 minutes. The most important thing is that the story is shot and edited... Read More »

Global Shining Light Award

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 in Grants1 Response »

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Open to: investigative journalists Award: USD 2,000

Description

Entries are invited to be submitted for the Global Shining Light Award presented by Global Investigative Journalism Network, to honor investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.

Each year dozens of journalists and media workers are killed – and hundreds more are attacked, imprisoned or threatened – just for doing their job. Many of these violations of free expression occur in developing or emerging countries, and quite often during military conflicts. There are a number of international awards recognizing such attacks on freedom of expression.

On behalf of the global investigative journalism community, GIJN is pleased to recognize and... Read More »

World Conference Journalists Fellowship

Posted on February 17th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open: U.S. and international students at the undergraduate level Cost: full and partial support to cover economy airfare, accommodation will be provided

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The world conference of science journalists 2017 is excited to offer to travel fellowships for professional and student attendees from the U.S. and abroad. These fellowships are intended to enable those who otherwise could not attend to join us for the conference in San Francisco.

Eligibility WCSJ2017 will provide special training, mentoring, editing, and publication opportunities for students interested in writing, editing, or producing science news, information, or commentary for the public as a career. Priority for these fellowships will be given to U.S. and international students at the undergraduate level, although graduate students in... Read More »

Polish Government Scholarship Program

Posted on February 9th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Open to: applicants from Eastern Europe, Russia, countries of Central Asia and Caucasus Scholarship: monthly stipend

Description

The Government of the Republic of Poland offers scholarships for a research stay on Polish universities to young academicians from Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Caucasus. Language School East was established in 1999. In the context of East European Studies. Initially only work for “Eastern Studies”, and now is also open to other interested parties as a whole school Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw.

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The following criteria must be met for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

University Diploma (4 or 5-year studies ending with a defence of a bachelor diploma or master thesis), preferably in the humanities: history,... Read More »

Regional Editor with Kosovo 2.0

Posted on February 7th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 February 2017 Open to: journalists fluent in English and Serbian Venue: online Description

Are you passionate about high quality, independent journalism? Do you want to dig deeper into the issues that matter in the Western Balkans? Through our print and online magazines, debates and advocacy initiatives, Kosovo 2.0 brings different voices, new perspectives and challenges established narratives.

Kosovo 2.0 is seeking a regional editor to join our growing editorial team as we look to expand our bold and captivating content. The person will be dedicated to deepening the understanding of current affairs and political, social and cultural issues in the Western Balkans.

This is an exciting opportunity for an editor who wants to be on the cutting-edge of progressive journalism. Working closely with our... Read More »

Young Connectors of the Future programme

Posted on January 19th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 Febuary 2017 Open to:  NGO leader, legal worker, journalist, social worker, cultural worker, social entrepreneur, civil servant, youth politician or in another type of leadership role Costs: meals, accommodation and travel will be provided

Description

SI seeks to compose a diverse and balanced group in terms of gender, age, geography, skills and experiences in order to enable a dynamic learning environment. The applicant’s ability to contribute to the programme is also taken into account alongside the extent to which the programme is expected to strengthen the applicant in his or her work for social change. The Young Connectors of the Future is an intensive programme with a full-day schedule and many evening activities and all selected participants have to commit to... Read More »

Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy

Posted on January 19th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 February 2017 Open to: participants coming preferably from administration, academia, think-tanks, media and civil society organizations Costs: travel, boarding and accommodation will be covered

Description

The College of Europe Natolin Campus, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation (PAFF) announce a call for applications for the fifth edition of the Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) which is scheduled to take place between 2 and 15 July 2017.

The WEASA 2017 edition will be devoted to the issue of “Digital Community: Security, Information and Economy”. As such, the WEASA 2017 program aims to introduce participants to the growing role that the digital component plays in security, information and economy in the modern... Read More »