Grants and awards opportunities for June!
We’ve put together a list of fellowships, grants, awards and other opportunities with fast-approaching June deadlines
Deadline| 17 June 2019
Cultural Survival is calling for proposals from indigenous women who work in indigenous community radio stations in Namibia, Botswana, South Africa and other non-African countries. “The purpose of this call is to strengthen the work of indigenous women journalists in the stations where they work, collaborate, direct, participate and organize. In addition, we aim to strengthen on-air efforts that promote the use of their indigenous mother tongues through the purchase of transmitters and/or complementary radio equipment.”
The winning proposals will win US$ 4,000.00 to buy Radio Transmitters/Or Primary Equipment.
Deadline | 23 June 2019 at 5pm IST
Internews seeks applications from African and Indian journalists for its Earth Journalism Network Fellowship Program. Selected journalists will attend and cover the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) taking place in Delhi in September 2019.
Deadline| 23 June 2019
The International Women’s Media Foundation’s is seeking applications for its reporting fellowship on Rwanda’s efforts to end malaria, the impact U.S. investments in supporting those efforts are having on Rwandan women and girls, and the role that women are playing in leading the fight against malaria. Four journalists will travel to Rwanda from 16–27 September 2019. Fellows will participate in high-level briefings from experts at the outset of the trip to inform their reporting and will have the opportunity to gain access to a variety of sources and sites related to the reporting trip theme, to network with other journalists, and to report collaboratively with their peers.
Deadline | 24 June 2019
The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp is seeking applications for the sixth edition of its journalist-in-residence programme. Journalists from Africa, Asia or Latin America working in all types of media can apply for this programme. It offers the opportunity to write a series of articles, shoot a documentary or make a podcast in the area of infectious diseases and international health.
Deadline| 30 June 2019
Africa Check’s African Fact-Checking Awards which honour journalism by Africa-based media in the growing field of fact-checking is accepting entries for the 2019 awards. Entries must be of work that was published or broadcast between 1 September 2018–30 June 2019. The work should have exposed as misleading or wrong, a claim on an important topic made by a public figure or institution in Africa.
Deadline| 15 July 2019 (00:00 CEST)
Free Press Unlimited is calling for nominations for its fifth edition of the Free Press Awards. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live in November 2019 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories of Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Read more about the criteria for the Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist.
Deadline| Applications will open soon, keep an eye on their website
The International Center for Journalists in collaboration with the Wall Street Journal is offering international journalists an opportunity to participate in an innovative program that includes training on creative storytelling and offers grants to support data-driven projects.
Deadline| 15 September 2019
The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 24th annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations.