Journalism contest seeks submissions [Uganda]

Professional and freelance journalists working in Uganda can apply. The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is accepting nominees for the Uganda National Journalism Awards, which recognize excellence in reporting and promote quality journalism in the country. The Uganda National Journalism Awards are presented annually to recognise and promote reporting that informs and empowers the public,…

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Columbia University offers journalism fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists, educators and education policy researchers can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship. The Spencer Fellowship for Education Reporting is open to journalists, educators and education policy researchers who want to develop an ambitious, long-form journalism project to advance the understanding of education. Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism presents the Spencer Fellowship for Education Journalism, supporting…

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International Women’s Media Foundation organizes trip to Tanzania, Rwanda [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience and excellent English skills can apply for a reporting trip. The IWMF is now accepting applications for two Reporting Fellowships, set to take place in February 2017. As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, one group of six journalists will report on rural and economic development…

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