23 media & journalism opportunities to apply for in May

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Are you interested in media & journalism opportunities to apply for in May? You can check the list below for media and journalism opportunities that resonate with your niche and media career.

These media and journalism opportunities include training, grants, fellowships and award from which media professionals and journalists can benefit from.

It is pertinent to note that interested applicants must prepare their essays, proposals and other necessary details ahead in order to avoid late submissions.

  1. Scholarships for journalists to cover biodiversity conferences: DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2022 —Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers travel grant fund for journalists interested in covering biodiversity conferences and global summits. APPLY HERE
  2. Apply for human rights reporting, advocacy trainingDEADLINE: MAY 1, 2022 — Journalists and activists can apply for voice of change programme, a human rights reporting and advocacy training. APPLY HERE
  3. URTI international grand prize for documentary films: DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2022 — The URTI International Grand Prize for Documentary Films seeks entries from journalists who produce documentaries for television. APPLY HERE
  4. Allard photography competition opens for entries: DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2022 —The bi-annual Allard Photography Competition, which recognises photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize, is open for entries. APPLY HERE
  5. Apply for EJN’s coastal resilience media grants 2022: DEADLINE: MAY 2, 2022 — The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering organisational grants to support media and journalism activities related to coastal resilience. APPLY HERE
  6. UNESCO hosts 2022 World Press Freedom conference: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Republic of Uruguay will host the annual World Press Freedom Day Conference. APPLY HERE
  7. Journalists can apply for health reporting fellowship: DEADLINE: MAY 2, 2022 — The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) seeks applications for its six-month health reporting fellowship designed for journalists. APPLY HERE
  8. Submit short videos on press freedom: The International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) invites journalists to submit 15-second videos on why press freedom matters to them. APPLY HERE
  9. Training on how to address mental health in journalism: Unbias the News is hosting an online session on “Dealing with burnout: how to take care of mental health in journalism.” APPLY HERE
  10. Research consultant for violence against women, girls project: DEADLINE: MAY 4, 2022 — African Women in Media (AWiM) seeks a Research Consultant for its project, media reporting of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWGs) in Nigeria. APPLY HERE
  11. Apply for MTN Media Innovation Programme: DEADLINE: MAY 5, 2022 —MTN Nigeria and Pan-Atlantic University (PAU) currently invite applications for the MTN Media Innovation Programme (MTN MIP). APPLY HERE
  12. Reporting migration competition open to journalistsDEADLINE: MAY 6, 2022 —Submissions are invited for the Reporting Migration Competition. Journalists who cover migration stories can submit entries. APPLY HERE
  13. Jonathan B. Postel Service Award open for nominations: DEADLINE: MAY 13, 2022 — Journalists and media organisations with outstanding contributions to the Internet community are eligible for the Jonathan B. Postel Service Award. APPLY HERE
  14. Entries open for 2022 lsu Elihle AwardsDEADLINE: MAY 13, 2022 — Journalists covering issues faced by children in Africa can submit entries for the 2022 lsu Elihle Awards. APPLY HERE
  15. Media workshops for campus journalists, others: DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2022 —The Africa Foundation for Young Media Professionals (AFYMP) invites applications for funded media workshops. APPLY HERE
  16. Grants available for women, non-binary photographers: DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2022 —Women Photograph, Getty Images and Nikon are offering grants to women and non-binary documentary photographers. APPLY HERE
  17. Journalists can apply for Social Data SchoolDEADLINE: MAY 15, 2022 —The Social Data School, an online summer school structured around the life-cycle of a digital research project, is open for applications. APPLY HERE
  18. WAN-IFRA African Digital Media Awards 2022: DEADLINE: MAY 20, 2022 — The 2022 WAN-IFRA African Digital Media Awards are open to publishers who have delivered unique and original digital media projects in the last 12 months. APPLY HERE
  19. National Endowment for Democracy offers grantsDEADLINE: MAY 25, 2022 — The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is offering grants to nongovernmental organisations who are working for democratic goals. APPLY HERE
  20. Submit entries for 2022 Global Peace Photo Award: DEADLINE: MAY 22, 2022 — Photographers around the world are invited to submit entries for the 2022 Global Peace Photo Award. APPLY HERE
  21. APVA awards for podcasters, others open for nominations: DEADLINE: MAY 30, 2022 —The Association of African Podcasters and Voice Artists (APVA) 2022 awards is currently open for nominations. APPLY HERE
  22. 2022 Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism: DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2022 —The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is currently accepting submissions for its 2022 Awards in International Journalism. APPLY HERE
  23. NAMIP innovation challenge for Nigerian mediaDEADLINE: MAY 31, 2022 —Applications are invited for the Nigeria Media Innovation Programme (NAMIP) innovation challenge for Nigerian media. Winners will receive up to $50,000 for their project. APPLY HERE