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This article is for journalists and media practitioners looking for media and journalism opportunities closing in August 2023.

If you fall into this category of media practitioners, we’ve got a long list of opportunities to look out for before their deadlines in August 2023 and beyond.

  1. Campus journalists can apply for this award on disability coverage: DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2023 —The National Center on Disability and Journalism (NCDJ) is accepting entries for the 2022-2023 Gary Corcoran Student Prize on disability coverage. APPLY HERE
  2. Journalists can apply for award for excellent reporting on disability: DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2023 —The National Center on Disability and Journalism (NCDJ) is accepting entries for the Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability. APPLY HERE
  3. Apply for AAAS Kavli Science Journalism AwardsDEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2023 —Reporters working for independent news organisations around the world can apply for the science journalism awards. APPLY HERE
  4. Rhodes Scholarship enables international students to study at Oxford UniversityDEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2023— The Rhodes Scholarship is an international scholarship programme that enables outstanding students to study at the University of Oxford. APPLY HERE
  5. NGO seeks media officer in AbujaDEADLINE: AUGUST 3, 2023 — The Centre for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI) is hiring a media officer to provide media and communication support to the organisation. APPLY HERE
  6. Fellowship for journalists with passion for climate change reportingDEADLINE: AUGUST 3, 2023 — Climate Tracker (CT) has a fellowship for African journalists passionate about climate change reporting. APPLY HERE
  7. ICFJ’s training for individuals passionate about stopping disinformationDEADLINE: AUGUST 4, 2023 —The International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) wants to train those who are passionate about stopping the spread of disinformation and empowering others to do the same. APPLY HERE
  8. DW Akademie seeks podcasting trainers on climate changeDEADLINE: AUGUST 4, 2023 — The Deutsche Welle (DW) Akademie is looking for podcasting trainers and coaches for West Africa & Namibia, with a focus on climate change. APPLY HERE
  9. Digital public infrastructure journalism fellowship seeks applicationsDEADLINE: AUGUST 7, 2023 — The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), in partnership with Co-Develop, invites journalists to apply for the Digital Public Infrastructure Journalism Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  10. Fellowship on conservation reporting for environmental journalistsDEADLINE: AUGUST 10, 2023— Early-career environmental journalists can apply for the second cohort of Mongabay’s Y. Eva Tan Conservation Reporting Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  11. Young Journalist Award 2023 is open for entriesDEADLINE: AUGUST 11, 2023 — The Young Journalist Award by Thomson Foundation is currently open for entries. APPLY HERE
  12. Free Press Awards seek nominationsDEADLINE: AUGUST 15, 2023 — Nominations for the Free Press Awards, which honour journalists and media professionals, are currently open. APPLY HERE
  13. Norbert Zongo African Prize opens to African investigative journalistsDEADLINE: AUGUST 15, 2023 —African investigative journalists in print, radio, television and online media can apply for the African Journalism Prize of Investigation Norbert Zongo (PAJI-NZ). APPLY HERE
  14. Journalists can submit entries for 2023 Nigeria Media Merit AwardDEADLINE: AUGUST 17, 2023 — Journalists are invited to submit entries for the 2023 Nigeria Media Merit Award Programme. The award categories are in print, radio and television. APPLY HERE
  15. Full-time reporters needed at HumAngleDEADLINE: AUGUST 28, 2023 —HumAngle seeks exceptional storytellers and journalists to write news, features, analyses, and investigations for the organisation. APPLY HERE
  16. UNESCO seeks partnership for Global Media Defence FundDEADLINE: AUGUST 28, 2023 — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation  (UNESCO) is seeking partnerships for the Global Media Defence Fund. APPLY HERE
  17. Photojournalists can apply for Ian Parry Photojournalism GrantDEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2023 —Young and emerging photographers are invited to submit applications for the 2023 Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant. APPLY HERE
  18. Hostwriter award seeks outstanding collaborative journalism: DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2023 — The annual Hostwriter Award for outstanding collaborative journalism is currently open for entries. APPLY HERE
  19. Action Against Hunger offers multimedia grant to photographers, othersDEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2023 —Action Against Hunger is offering a multimedia grant to photographers, videographers and content creators worldwide. APPLY HERE
  20. Africa Science Journalism Awards for African journalistsDEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2023 — The Science for Africa Foundation (SFA Foundation) is accepting applications for the inaugural Africa Science Journalism Awards (ASJA). APPLY HERE

 

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MORE MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA

Falling Walls Science Summit has a fellowship for journalists: DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2023 — The Falling Walls Foundation has a fellowship grant for international media representatives to cover Falling Walls Science Summit 2023. APPLY HERE

Guardian international newspaper seeks Africa correspondent: DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 4, 2023 — The Guardian, an international newspaper, is looking for an Africa Correspondent to report on stories from across Africa. APPLY HERE

Grant for investigative stories that expose corruption, misuse of powerDEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5, 2023 — Investigative journalists can apply for a reporting grant for investigative stories that expose corruption and misuse of power. APPLY HERE

Mid-career professionals can apply for OKP scholarship to study in the Netherlands: DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5, 2023 — The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) is offering scholarships to mid-career professionals to study in the Netherlands. APPLY HERE

Residency programme for writers and translatorsDEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2023 — Jan Michalski Foundation has a residency programme for writers and translators from around the world. APPLY HERE

2023 Emerging Health Technologies Media Award of Excellence seeks entriesDEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2023 —African journalists can submit entries for the second edition of the Emerging Health Technologies Media Award of Excellence. APPLY HERE

2023 Fetisov Journalism Awards opens for entriesDEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2023— Journalists from around the world are invited to submit entries for the 2023 Fetisov Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE