Call for Proposals: Protecting Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in the Western Balkans

Posted on July 28th, 2017 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Open to: participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Macedonia and Montenegro Grant: 30 000 – 40 000 EUR for regional actions; 5 000 – 10 000 EUR for national actions


Civil society organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Kosovo*, Montenegro and Serbia that focus on the protection and promotion of human rights, in partnership with journalists, their associations, networks, media organizations and journalists’ trade unions are invited to apply for the financial support from the small grants programme “Protecting Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in the Western Balkans”.

The objective of the small grants programme is to amplify advocacy efforts undertaken by local, national and regional civil society actors... Read More »

Call for Applications: Reporters in the Field

Posted on July 25th, 2017 in Sponsored Grants, Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline:  27 August 2017 Open to: international teams with at least one professional, freelance or staff journalist who works for an established media outlet (print, photo, broadcast, web, or cross-media) Grant: up to EUR 5,000


Are you a reporter who wants to dig deeper? Who teams up to explore a story from various perspectives? Who feels that complex research doesn’t stop at borders?

The program Reporters in the Field promotes research projects by journalists from all over Europe. It offers grants of up to EUR 5,000 to international teams, for cross-border research of a relevant story of their choice. Currently, we support seven new projects with 21 team members from 18 different countries.

Are you interested? Our second round for application... Read More »

Alfred Friendly Press Partners: Applications for General Fellowship

Posted on July 7th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Open to: early-career professional journalists Fellowship: all costs covered


Alfred Friendly Press Partners is currently seeking applications from Early-career professional journalists for its General Fellowship.

The fellowship program begins with a three-week orientation and training seminar at the Missouri School of Journalism in Columbia, Missouri designed to prepare the fellows – both personally and professionally – for the challenges of living and working in the United States. At the middle of the program, fellows and staff come together to attend seminars focused on writing, editing, multimedia reporting, and investigative reporting/Computer Assisted Reporting.

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Program Goals

To provide the fellow with experience in reporting, writing, editing, producing and editorial decision-making that will enhance future professional performance; To expose the fellow... Read More »

Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists 2017

Posted on July 5th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 July 2017 Open to: women journalists from all over the world Benefits: USD 230,000 worth of grants to support women journalists


The IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists supports the production of ambitious projects and underreported, globally important stories. For the next nine years, the IWMF will make an annual total of USD 230,000 worth of grants to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors. The fund is not limited in either the grant dollar amount or the number of grants awarded within the annual total.

The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists. Established with a $4 million gift from the Howard... Read More »

Call for Applications N-vestigate for Investigative Journalists

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

Deadline: 16 April 2017 Open to: investigative journalists from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Russia and EU countries Benefits: up to EUR 2.500, legal consultation, tailor-made workshops and international networking


Did you ever feel like your investigation was limited by language, geographical borders or a lack of contacts abroad?

If you are a critically thinking journalist, who works with investigative methods and is interested in becoming part of an international network of collaborating colleagues, you can now apply with your story idea!

n-vestigate aims to foster national and transnational investigative journalism within and between the aforementioned countries, the goal being to establish a transnational network which more deeply anchors investigative journalism within each country’s respective society. The aim is to support the production of relevant and accessible media contributions as well as to establish strong relationships between journalists, representatives of media outlets, media lawyers and FoI... Read More »

Model European Union Zagreb

Posted on March 14th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 21 March 2017 Open to: applicants between 18 and 30 years old from all countries Venue: 7 – 12 May 2017, Zagreb, Croatia


Model European Union Zagreb is an international educational conference that gathers the most enthusiastic young people from around the world. It is designed as a combination of the simulation of the decision-making procedure of the EU institutions (the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union), workshops and structural dialogues with decision makers on the current issues.

MEUZ 2017 is the fifth edition of the conference that is annually organized by a group of highly motivated students, whose aim is to spread the knowledge about the EU institutions among their peers and prepare them for the EU of... Read More »

Migration Media Award

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

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: journalists or media houses from either an EU country or an EU South Partner Country, covering migration in the Mediterranean region Prize: EUR 500 to EUR 7,000


The current discourse surrounding migration has taken a dramatically negative turn in the last decade both within Europe and internationally, demanding a review on how information pertaining to migration is gathered, shared and disseminated among different actors, which greatly affects both migration policy and public perception. The Migration Media Award, organized by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development, is a competition for journalists covering migration in the Mediterranean region. A media award is intended to reward high quality reporting of different types of media – namely print, TV, radio,... Read More »

Scholarships for Writing Residency

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

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Open to: fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics Scholarship: full tuition scholarships are available, in addition to a CAD2,000 (USD 1,514) commission award for work produced and a travel allowance of up to CAD750 (USD 568)


Fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics can apply for a writing residency in Alberta, Canada. The Banff Centre is organizing its literary journalism residency July 2 to 30 at its Leighton Artists’ Colony studios. The program enables writers to work on their essay, memoir or feature piece, receive individual consultations with faculty and participate in roundtable discussions.

Eligibility Fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics; Eight fellows will be selected on the basis of writing... Read More »

The Visegrad Literary Residency Program 2017

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: non-fiction, poets, essayists, critics as well as literary translators, publicists and journalists from the Visegrad Countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) Scholarship: a stipend of 1,125 EUR gross + accommodation and support in a hosting organization


The Visegrad Literary Residency Program, established 2012 by the International Visegrad Fund, consists of a series of residency stays and literary events. It is based on a partnership of 4 Host Institutions, one in each V4 country: Institut umeni (Arts Institute) in Prague, Petőfi Irodalmi Múzeum (Petőfi Literary Museum) in Budapest, Stowarzyszenie Willa Decjusza (Villa Decius Association) in Krakow and Literarné informačné centrum (Centre for Information on Literature) in Bratislava.

The Program will provide opportunities to... Read More »

Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship

Posted on December 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 February 2017 Open to: print and online journalists in the United States with less than 10 years of experience Fellowship: full-timeUSD 75,000 / part-time fellows will receive USD 35,000


The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship funds one-year writing projects committed to advancing constitutional principles, a democratic society and a vibrant free-enterprise system. The Novak program has awarded 135 fellowships over the past two decades to promising young journalists who are climbing the ranks as groundbreaking reporters, editors, editorial page writers, columnists and authors.

FAS offers transformational programs that teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world. 

TFAS programs inspire these future leaders... Read More »