African Fact-Checking Awards 2017 for Journalistic Excellence in Africa (USD6,000 in Prizes)

May 30, 2017 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline: 31 August 2017 midnight GMT The African Fact-Checking Awards, now in their fourth edition, are the only awards on the continent set up specifically to honour the best, non-partisan fact-checking journalism by working and student journalists on the continent. In their first year, 2014, the awards were won by two journalists from Ghana, [Continue Reading]

Knight Science Journalism Fellowship 2017/2018 for Science Journalists – MIT, USA ($USD 70,000 Stipend)

January 9, 2017 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline: February 28th 2017 Every year, the Knight Science Journalism Program (KSJ) offers ten science journalists a 9-month fellowship — geared to the August-to-May academic year — designed to enable them to explore science, technology, and the craft of journalism in depth, to concentrate on a specialty in science, and to [Continue Reading]

2017 Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards

December 9, 2016 237Opportunity 0

We are delighted to announce that submissions for the 2017 Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards are now open. Sponsored by Continental Reinsurance, the awards recognise the outstanding work of journalists from across the continent. Successful candidates have to demonstrate how their articles have raised awareness and understanding of the re/insurance sector [Continue Reading]

December 6, 2016 237Opportunity 0

Deadline: December 12th, 2016 The International Reporting Project (IRP) is now accepting applications for reporting fellowships on women’s rights or LGBTI rights. 11:59pm EST December 12th, 2016 is the deadline for applications that require travel in January and February 2017. Applications will re-open in January 2017 for travel on or [Continue Reading]

Global Editors Network Startups for News International Competition 2017 for Early-Stage News Startups.

December 2, 2016 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline: January 1st 2017 Startups for News is an international competition that rewards early-stage startups working on high-impact and daring solutions for the news industry. Every year, GEN, in partnership with Journalism.co.uk selects the best startups that address newsroom challenges through dynamic and innovative products or services. The aim of Startups for [Continue Reading]

World Press Institute Fellowship Program 2017 for Journalists (Fully Funded to the USA)

December 1, 2016 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 The WPI fellowship is offered to 10 journalists from countries around the world. It provides immersion into the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the United States for experienced international journalists, through a demanding schedule of study, travel and interviews throughout the country. Benefits: [Continue Reading]

DW Akademie International Media Studies Scholarship Programme 2017 for Journalists to study in Germany

November 30, 2016 237Opportunity 0

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2017. Applications for the 9th intake of the IMS Master’s program are now being accepted until March 31, 2017. The program gets underway September 2017 in Bonn. The IMS is conducted in English and German and combines the disciplines media and development, journalism, communication science and media management. [Continue Reading]