Deadline: 1 December 2016
Open to: journalists in the Global South (Asia, Africa and Latin America)
Award: each winner will receive a cash prize and a week-long trip to the United States to meet with global health experts and digital media pioneers
Journalists in the Global South have a chance to win a prestigious international study tour as part of a contest to recognize the best stories on early childhood development. ICFJ will recognize in-depth, investigative or innovative reporting that has helped raise awareness on issues such as early nutrition, early child care, early education and their impact on a child’s future well-being and contributions to society. Winners will be chosen in three categories: best report, best visual storytelling and best data-driven... Read More »
Deadline: 11 September 2016
Open to: aspiring and young (20-30 years old) journalists
Venue: 13– 20 November 2016, in Gdansk, Poland
The organizers and partners of the Solidarity Academy Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue 2016 are pleased to invite young journalists from the Baltic Sea states to the thirteenth edition of the Solidarity Academy which will be held in Gdansk from 13-20 November 2016.
The Solidarity Academy is an international project aimed at inspiring and supporting the development of the young intellectual elites of Europe. The main values and rules of the project are: respect for others, openness to self-development, cooperation, tolerance, willingness to discuss even the most difficult topics, awareness of the cultural differentiation, and a readiness to receive feedback.
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Deadline: 7 September 2016
Open to: journalists, activists, academics, and practitioners in a variety of fields
Fellowship: EUR 70, 764 – 88, 455 / year
The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals seeking innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far- reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world.
Successful projects should push the boundaries of current thinking and carry lessons that can be applied to a variety of settings. Applicants should carefully consider the impact they want their work to have and the audiences they wish to reach. They should than think creatively about the activities and work products that will reach these audiences most... Read More »
Deadline: 30 June 2016
Open to: journalists with relevant working experience
Scholarships: travel expenses, a decent apartment, pocket money and free transportation in Berlin for up to three months
Rest and Refuge Scholarship is a new project run by Reporters without Borders Germany and taz Panter Foundation, a non-profit organization linked to die tageszeitung (taz), the daily newspaper in Berlin.
They invite two journalists from countries in crisis or war to stay in Berlin. They offer them a time of refuge and rest up to three months. The first journalist will be invited from September to November 2016, the second from November 2016 to January 2017.
In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:
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Open to: digital journalists with at least 3 years experiences in writing
Remuneration: commensurate with experience
BuzzFeed is the leading media company for the social age, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and viral content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. Technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in realtime with the hottest content of the moment. BuzzFeed is at the forefront of a major shift in the advertising industry away from traditional banner ads towards “social advertising” that engages consumers, inspires sharing, and produces social lift, or “earned media.”
At least 3 years writing and editing essays for a web publication;
Knowledge and experience of nonfiction writing... Read More »
Deadline: 12 June 2016
Open to: journalists and other stakeholders in the media industry
Venue: 11-15 July 2016, Florence, Italy
The Summer School is organised by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute (EUI).
The EUI is a renowned international institution, hosting a community of more than 1000 academics and policy-makers from over 60 countries. It is located on picturesque hills above Florence.
Building on its successful experience of previous years, this year’s Summer School will offer the opportunity to around 20 journalists and media practitioners to learn about the latest policy, market and professional trends in the area as well as to share their experiences, ideas and points... Read More »
Deadline: 15 June 2016
Open to: female journalists from Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
Venue: 1-5 August 2016, Amman, Jordan
“Inclusive Media” is a cooperation between the Middle East and North Africa Committee (menac) of the European Youth Press (EYP) and Daem for Media. It is funded by the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) and pedagogically supported by the Syrian Female Journalist Network (SFJN).
“Inclusive Media: Rethinking Journalism Conditions for Women Across the Middle East” is a five-day training for 20 female journalists, hosted in Amman, Jordan. The training takes place from 1-5 August 2016 (arrival on 31st July, departure on 6th August).
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Deadline: 17 June 2016
Open to: mid-career journalists from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey
Fellowship: programme fees, living allowance of EUR 1,500 per month travel expenses to the UK
The Reuters Institute is seeking applications for Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships as part of its world renowned Journalist Fellowship Programme based at the Reuters Institute in Oxford. There are two fellowships available for two terms (6 months) starting in either October 2016 or January 2017.
The fellowships will appeal to journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper based on some aspect of either the Digital News Report survey... Read More »
Deadline: 1 June 2016
Open to: print and online journalists, including writers, photographers, videographers, data journalists, social media producers
Fellowships: round-trip air tickets to South Africa, visas, hotel costs, local transportation and several meals
The 21st International AIDS Conference will take place in Durban, South Africa, from 16-22 July. The theme, “Access Equity Rights Now,” highlights the unequal access of HIV-positive patients to health care around the world.
Although many gains have been made in treating and preventing the spread of HIV, significant challenges still exist. More than 60 percent of HIV-positive people still cannot access antiretroviral medications. Moreover, marginalized groups—including sex workers, women, young people, GLBT communities, drug users and others—are at an increased risk for HIV infection.
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Deadline: 30 June 2016
Open to: journalists, developers/coders, designers, artists and all other creatives and professionals younger than 35 years
Fellowship: includes a grant of 1 150 EUR per month; travel expenses for arrival and departure (on a one-time basis)
As part of the Digital Solitude program, each year Akademie Schloss Solitude will be awarding a total of 24 months of fellowships to two to four people in 2016 and 2017. There is a special focus on digital projects in journalism, storytelling, art and cultural mediation, and media art. Young professionals who have an interest in the content of Akademie Schloss Solitude and its interdisciplinary network and are also pursuing independent digital projects can apply for a fellowship. The program will offer them the space... Read More »