DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2023 —African journalists can submit entries for the second edition of the Emerging Health Technologies Media Award of Excellence.
The Award focuses on emerging health technologies prioritised by the African Union as having the potential to change the trajectory of disease and health in Africa.
It awards journalists who boost the public’s awareness and understanding of emerging health technologies (EHTs).
Published and broadcasted works in print, radio, television, and online media between November 1, 2022 and August 30, 2023, can be submitted for the media award.
African journalists in African-led and African-based media houses are invited to apply to any of the available four categories, which include print, radio, television and online.
There will be a grand prize of $5,000. For each category, the winner and runner up will get $2,500 and $1, 000, respectively.
The deadline for entries is September 15, 2023.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Female journalists around the world can apply for the Howard G. Buffett Fund offered through the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Centre is offering grants for in-depth and investigative stories related to science misinformation, science denial, and the spread of pseudoscience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals should focus on issues such as water and sanitation, land degradation and coastal erosion, education, maternal health, and climate resilience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 16, 2023 — Mid-career professionals in Nigeria can submit applications for the 2024 to 2025 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme to enhance their leadership skills. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2023— Entries for the 2023 African Fact-Checking Awards are now open to journalists, journalism students, and professional fact-checkers. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JULY 2, 2023 — African curators can submit entries for the Open Country Mag Curatorial Fellowships sponsored by Africa No Filter. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2023 —Reporters working for independent news organisations around the world can apply for the science journalism awards. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: 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
DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2023 — Young and emerging photographers are invited to submit applications for the 2023 Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant. APPLY HERE