Are you looking for opportunities for new funding, prizes or mentorship? Here are seven opportunities for journalists worldwide that have deadlines in the month of July.
Environmental reporting grant Deadline: July 1, 2018
The Society of Environmental Journalists is seeking submissions from freelance journalists for the Lizzie Grossman Grant for Environmental Health Reporting. The grant will provide up to US$5,000 for travel and expenses. Applicants must be SEJ members. Click here for more information.
Free Press Awards nominations Deadline: July 1, 2018
Free Press Unlimited is looking for journalists who are committed to press freedom. Categories include Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist of the Year. Prizes include a media scholarship of EUR15,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Netherlands. For more information on how to apply, click here.
Projects on human migration Deadline: July 10, 2018
National Geographic Society is accepting applications for grants up to US$70,000. Projects must have a focus on documenting human migrations while aiming to increase understanding of the migrant experience and migrant communities. Applicants can be storytellers, conservationists, educators and researchers. Learn more here.
Global media fellowship Deadline: July 15, 2018
Uncomfortable Revolution is offering sixth-month fellowships focusing on writing, visual art, podcast or video that create content surrounding the way we talk about chronic illness or disabilities. Applicants must submit an authentic story about any health condition. To learn more, click here.
Worldwide photo contest Deadline: July 15, 2018
Hosted by UNESCO, this contest is designed to select photographs that will raise awareness on the working conditions of journalists. Professional photographers are able to submit work that depicts the everyday life of a journalist — including threats, gender dynamics, political wrongdoing and more. Click here to learn how to enter.
Urban challenges documentary contest Deadline: July 31, 2018
Megacities Shortdocs is hosting an international competition to raise awareness about urban challenges concerning the topics of energy, health, supply, security, communication and more. Professional and amateur documentarians must be living in one of 38 megacities worldwide to enter into the contest. Click here for more information.
Feminism and social justice fellowship Deadline: July 31, 2018
Fellows will work in one of four subject areas including sexual politics, pop-culture criticism, technology and global feminism for a period of three months with Bitch Media. Fellows will receive a US$2,000 stipend and produce a minimum of six online articles. For more information, click here.