Merck Foundation’s Africa Media Recognition Awards seek entries

DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2024 — Journalists can submit applications to Merck Foundation’s Africa Media Recognition Awards “More Than a Mother”.

Media representatives and media students are invited to showcase their work to raise awareness about one or more of the following social issues such as: Breaking Infertility Stigma, Supporting Girl Education, Women Empowerment, Ending Child Marriage, Ending FGM, and/or Stopping GBV at all levels.

For each category of print media, online media, radio and multimedia, winners will get $500. However, the selection committee may decide to grant awards to more winners for each category.

Journalists from Southern African, West African, East African, African French-Speaking and African Portuguese-Speaking Countries can apply for the Africa media recognition awards.

The deadline for applications is September 30, 2024.

APPLY HERE

MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA

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

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

Pulitzer Centre will fund investigative stories on science misinformation

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

Grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa

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

Pulitzer Center is offering global reporting grants

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 

Call for applications: RCDIJ Africa Fund

DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE

Mongabay seeks pitches from journalists

DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE

Unbias the News seeks pitches on underreported stories

DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE

Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize seeks images on climate justice

DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2024 — Amateur and professional photographers can submit images to the Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize, an annual competition promoting climate justice. APPLY HERE