Apply for these 9 journalism and media opportunities this July

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Are you interested in journalism and media opportunities this July? 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 awards from which media professionals and journalists can benefit.

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

Even if you think you have the slightest chance of winning, APPLY. 

  1. African curators can submit entries for this fellowship: DEADLINE: JULY 2, 2023 — African curators can submit entries for the Open Country Mag Curatorial Fellowships sponsored by Africa No Filter. APPLY HERE
  2. Communications fellowship for early-career communications professionalsDEADLINE: JULY 3, 2023 — Communications professionals from underrepresented communities and regions can apply for this five-month Communications Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  3. Fact-checking training for journalists holds in AbujaDEADLINE: JULY 3, 2023 — DUBAWA, an independent verification and fact-checking initiative, is hosting a two-day non-residential training in Abuja. APPLY HERE
  4. Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship for early-career journalistsDEADLINE: JULY 10, 2023 — Early-career journalists can apply for the 2024 Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  5.  Journalism conference for journalists and delegates from West AfricaThe Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) is hosting the maiden edition of the West Africa Journalism Innovation Conference (WAJIC). APPLY HERE
  6. Code for Africa seeks a senior copy editorDEADLINE: JULY 25, 2023 — Code for Africa (CfA), a technology and data journalism nonprofit, has a remote vacancy for a Senior Copy Editor. APPLY HERE
  7.  Investigation grants for environmental journalismDEADLINE: JULY 27, 2023 — Journalismfund Europe is offering investigation grants for environmental journalism. APPLY HERE
  8. Wikimedia’s international photography competition opens to Nigerian photographersJULY 31, 2023 — Photographers in Nigeria can apply for Wiki Loves Earth, an international photography competition to promote natural heritage sites around the world. APPLY HERE
  9. Mentorship programme for journalism, mass communication scholarsDEADLINE: JULY 31, 2023 — Emerging scholars in journalism, mass communication or other related fields who are based in the Global South can apply for this mentorship programme. APPLY HERE




Africa No Filter’s fund opens to African storytellers

DEADLINE: ROLLING — African storytellers below 35 years can apply for Africa No Filter’s Kekere Storytellers Fund to support their next project. APPLY HERE


Journalists can partner with PAGED Initiative on girls’ education

PAGED Initiative wants to partner with dedicated journalists based in Kano or Kaduna to empower girls through education. APPLY HERE


Submit pitches on global public health crises

The Examination, a start-up nonprofit newsroom focused on global public health crises, is accepting pitches. APPLY HERE


Reporters, data scientist, others needed at Business Day

Business Day newspapers is accepting applications for these roles: reporters, data scientist, digital subscription sales executive, and social media expert. APPLY HERE


Submit investigative story pitches to CCIJ

The Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism (CCIJ) is currently accepting investigative story pitches from journalists. APPLY HERE


Women journalists can apply for IWMF Emergency Fund

Women journalists are invited to apply for the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Emergency Fund. APPLY HERE


Howard G. Buffett Fund for female journalists

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


Reporters Shield offers legal protection for investigative reporting

Reporters Shield is a membership programme that provides investigative reporting with protection from legal threats. APPLY HERE


PAGED Initiative wants to partner with journalists to promote girls’ education

Participatory Communication for Gender Development (PAGED) Initiative wants to partner with journalists to promote girls’ education. APPLY HERE


Media Viability Accelerator strengthens independent media outlets on financial sustainability

The Media Viability Accelerator (MVA) is a web-based platform that seeks to help news media become more financially sustainable. APPLY HERE


Prime Progress seeks pitches on repressive practices in Africa

Prime Progress is accepting pitches for stories on repressive cultural, religious, and social practices across Nigeria and Africa. APPLY HERE


O’Shaughnessy Fellowships offer innovative creators up to $100,000

DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE


Social Voices wants pitches on health technologies, health and development

Social Voices invites journalists to submit pitches on how initiatives that are tackling a health or development challenge. APPLY HERE


Mongabay seeks stories about Africa

Mongabay invites proposals from journalists for conventional news stories, in-depth features, investigative reports, profiles, and case studies. APPLY HERE


Free counselling session for journalists to address mental health

Journalists can apply for this free counselling session to address their mental health. APPLY HERE


Women journalists can submit pitches on environmental issues in Africa

The African Women in the Media (AWiM) seeks pitches on the gendered aspect of environmental issues in Africa. APPLY HERE


Rest of World seeks story pitches from Africa

Rest of World covers local stories with global relevance that explore the impact of technology on people and institutions outside the Western bubble. APPLY HERE


Journalists can submit pitches on technology in Africa, others 

Rest of World invites journalists to submit pitches about technology in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. APPLY HERE







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


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


Apply for AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards

DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2023 —Reporters working for independent news organisations around the world can apply for the science journalism awards. APPLY HERE


Fellowship on conservation reporting for environmental journalists

DEADLINE: AUGUST 10, 2023— Early-career environmental journalists can apply for the second cohort of Mongabay’s Y. Eva Tan Conservation Reporting Fellowship. APPLY HERE


Norbert Zongo African Prize opens to African investigative journalists

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


Photojournalists can apply for Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant

DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2023 —Young and emerging photographers are invited to submit applications for the 2023 Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant. APPLY HERE


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


Action Against Hunger offers multimedia grant to photographers, others

DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2023 —Action Against Hunger is offering a multimedia grant to photographers, videographers and content creators worldwide. APPLY HERE


Africa Science Journalism Awards for African journalists

DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2023 — The Science for Africa Foundation (SFA Foundation) is accepting applications for the inaugural Africa Science Journalism Awards (ASJA). APPLY HERE


Grant for investigative stories that expose corruption, misuse of power

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


2023 Emerging Health Technologies Media Award of Excellence seeks entries 

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