Apply for these 22 journalism and media opportunities this April

16 media and journalism opportunities closing in October, 18 media & journalism opportunities to apply for in September, 12 media & journalism opportunities to apply for in April, 14 media opportunities with deadlines in October, media opportunities this April, Nine media opportunities with deadlines in August

Are you interested in journalism and media opportunities this April? 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. Science journalists can apply for Eric and Wendy Schmidt AwardsDEADLINE: APRIL 3, 2022 — Science journalists and research scientists worldwide can apply for Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for excellence in science communication. APPLY HERE
  2. Apply for HumAngle accountability fellowship programme: DEADLINE: APRIL 4, 2022 —Young Nigerians in the Northeast, particularly Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe States can apply for this HumAngle Accountability Fellowship programme. APPLY HERE
  3. Apply for Investigative Reporters & Editors 2022 fellowshipDEADLINE: APRIL 4, 2022 —The Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) 2022 fellowship seeks applications from journalists and students to attend a conference in Denver, Colorado. APPLY HERE
  4. Local news outlets can apply for Google News Initiative Innovation ChallengeDEADLINE: APRIL 5, 2022 ― Applications are now open for the Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge. Local news outlets in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa region are eligible to apply for this round. APPLY HERE
  5. Apply for AWiM media graduate trainee programmeDEADLINE: APRIL 5, 2022 — African Women in the Media (AWiM) seeks applications for its Graduate Trainee Programme slated for May to December 2022. APPLY HERE
  6. Campus Solutions programme opens for student journalists in West Africa: EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 29, 2022 The Campus Solutions project is set to mobilise and support student journalists to produce stories about the positive deviants in the education sector in West African countries. APPLY HERE
  7. Africa No Filter offers media grants to women storytellersDEADLINE: APRIL 11, 2022 — Africa No Filter is offering media grants to women storytellers and women-owned media organisations and outlets. APPLY HERE
  8. Women, nonbinary journalists can apply for Elizabeth Neuffer fellowshipDEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2022 — Women and nonbinary journalists are invited to apply for the 2023 Elizabeth Neuffer fellowship. APPLY HERE
  9. Apply for Jamlab Accelerator Programme sub-Saharan AfricaDEADLINE: APRIL 18, 2022 — Journalism and media innovators from sub-Saharan Africa can apply for the 2022 six-month Jamlab Accelerator Programme (JAP). APPLY HERE
  10. Register for Solutions Journalism 101 webinar: Solutions Journalism Network (SJN) seeks registration for the Solutions Journalism 101 webinar slated for April 12, 2022 (01:00 PM Eastern Time). APPLY HERE
  11. Associate Editor needed at GIJNDEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2022 — The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) seeks a full-time associate editor with a solid understanding of investigative journalism. APPLY HERE
  12. OnePipe Press writing challenge open for entriesDEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2022 —Journalists are invited to submit entries for the OnePipe Press Writing Challenge. APPLY HERE
  13. Fact-checking journalist needed in LagosDEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2022 —The Agence France-Presse (AFP) seeks a fact-checking journalist to join its team in Lagos. The applicant must have strong digital investigation skills. APPLY HERE
  14. Community journalism fellowship open for applicationsDEADLINE: APRIL 15 — Applications are invited for the ADH Community Journalism Fellowship (ACJF) programme. Fellows will receive grants and tools to produce in-depth data-driven stories. APPLY HERE
  15. Safety, security training for investigative journalists: DEADLINE: APRIL 17, 2022 — Investigative journalists and others in watchdog newsrooms can apply for this safety and security training programme. APPLY HERE
  16. Media Training Consultant needed at AWiMDEADLINE: APRIL 20, 2022 — African Women in Media (AWiM) seeks a media training consultant for a contract position from April to June in Nairobi. APPLY HERE
  17. Reporting grants on digital identity, data, technology in AfricaDEADLINE: APRIL 21, 2022 — Journalists around the world can submit proposals for reporting grants on digital identity, data & technology in Africa. APPLY HERE
  18. Grants to investigate China-Africa relationship, climate crisisDEADLINE: APRIL 22, 2022 —African investigative journalists can apply for grant to cover issues related to the China-Africa relationship and the climate crisis. APPLY HERE
  19. Writers can submit entries for China Writing ContestDEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2022 —Writers from around the world are invited to submit nonfiction entries for the Sixth Tone’s first “China Writing Contest.” APPLY HERE
  20. Call for applications: African Liberty Writing FellowshipDEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2022 — Applications are invited for the 2022 African Liberty Writing Fellowship programme. APPLY HERE
  21. RAF virtual fellowship for journalists from developing countriesDEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2022 —The Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship programme seeks journalists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition to cover the United Nations. APPLY HERE
  22. Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award for science journalistsDEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2022 —The Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award recognises the accomplishments of mid-career science journalists. APPLY HERE