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Science Journalism Fellowship opens

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is now accepting applications for the 7th edition of its Science Journalism Fellowship competition. The fellowships enable journalists to report on ongoing research in the Earth, planetary or space sciences, with successful applicants receiving up to €5000 to cover expenses related to their projects. Deadline: December 5, 2017 For more information click here  

Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development at Stanford

Journalists can apply for the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development Program (DHSFDD). It is a three-week academic training program hosted annually at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. The program brings together 25 to 30 mid-career practitioners from transitioning countries. This training program provides a unique forum for emerging leaders to connect, exchange experiences, and receive academic training to enrich their knowledge

McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant story or series that provides fresh insight into an important business or economic topic. Applications are accepted for in-depth text, video or audio pieces, and proposals that take advantage of more than one storytelling form to create a multimedia package, are encouraged. Typically, grants up to $5,000

John S. Knight Fellowships for journalists and journalism innovators open

Journalists and journalism innovators seeking to transform the industry can apply for the John S. Knight Fellowships 2019 by proposing journalism projects. The Fellowships support diverse journalists from around the world who are deeply engaged in exploring solutions to the most urgent issues facing journalism. Up to 20 selected fellows will spend their time on individual and collaborative projects from September 2018 to June 2019. The fellows will also participate

Contest for freelance photographers

The Lucas Dolega Award is open to all professional freelance photographers, without age or country restrictions. The participation is free. Participants will have to present a report on the coverage of any event relevant to the defense of freedom and democracy, a conflict (civil or military wars, riots, attacks or public demonstrations…), a revolution, a natural or sanitary disaster, and/or their consequences on civil populations. The Lucas Dolega Award will

Gates Cambridge Scholarship program open

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship program is accepting applications from journalists and others for study in the United Kingdom. The program was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Application deadline:

Grants available for environmental journalism

The Society of Environmental Journalists’ Fund for Environmental Journalism invests in public service reporting on environment and the journalists who produce it. FEJ grants support development and dissemination of significant coverage that otherwise could not be completed. FEJ grants will provide up to $5,000 to underwrite stipend for freelancers and budget lines for direct expenses like travel, multimedia production, translation, data sets or document costs. Grants will be awarded in

Fellowship for reporting on global religious issues

The International Reporting Project is accepting applications from professional journalists to report on global religion issues. Applications will be reviewed in cycles on a rolling basis. Some of the areas on which proposals might focus include the relationship of religion to: – conflict and peace – environment and sustainability – political economy and development – health and education – gender, race and sexuality – law and human rights – social