Grants fund Artist-Journalist Teams [Worldwide]

Artist-journalist teams producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work can apply for a grant. The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ), underwritten by Craig Newmark Philanthropies, offers grants ranging from US$500 to US$5,000 to facilitate artists’ major media commissions in the realm of journalism. The grant is open to longer-term, research-intensive projects in text,…

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Thomson Foundation’s Young Journalist Award 2019 Now Open

The Thomson Foundation annual journalism competition dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious journalists from across the globe. As they invite entries for the prestigious Young Journalist Award, they shine the spotlight on the work of three former Young Journalist Award winners from Russia, Syria and Sudan who show unprecedented resolve to defend media freedom. Criteria…

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Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Print, broadcast and online journalists from developing countries can apply for an annual program that brings journalists to American newsrooms. The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships are aimed at providing fellows with experience in reporting, writing and editing that will enhance future professional performance; transferring knowledge gained during the program to colleagues at home; and fostering ties between journalists in the United…

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Nonfiction and fiction writers can apply for a grant. The Miles Morland Foundation awards annually a small number of Morland Writing Scholarships. The scholarships are open to anyone writing in the English language who was born in Africa or whose parents were born in Africa. Fiction scholars will receive GBP18,000 (US$22,646), paid over a period…

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Contest Recognizes Freedom of Expression [Worldwide]

Journalists, digital activists and other free speech advocates can be nominated for this award. The Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship honors individuals fighting to speak out in the dangerous and difficult conditions. Index invites the public, NGOs and media organizations to nominate individuals in four categories: arts, campaigning, digital activism and journalism.…

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