Minority Africa’s limbo fellowship focuses on marginalised groups

DEADLINE: JULY 19, 2024 — Minority Africa invites writers, photographers, filmmakers and journalists to apply for its Limbo Fellowship Project.

The Limbo Project will provoke journalistic discourse surrounding ethnic minorities, migrants, refugees, waterfront communities, and related marginalised groups contending with uncertainty across Africa.

This edition of the Limbo Fellowship, which will run from August 2024 – January 2025, focuses on five countries: Mozambique, Mauritius, Uganda, Nigeria, and Tanzania.

Fellows have to be at least 18 years of age, they have to be from and living in one of the focus countries and be able to commit 10 – 20 hours each week.

The will be paired with organisations on the ground, work with editors in the newsroom, and produce three stories or similar complete bodies of work through the six-month duration.

The deadline for applications is July 19, 2024.



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

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”. APPLY HERE