DEADLINE: DECEMBER 12, 2023 — The Obama Foundation Scholars Programme at Columbia University seeks rising leaders from the United States and around the world.
The programme is for emerging leaders who have made meaningful contributions to their field and are now at a “breakthrough moment” in their careers.
Applicants must be fluent in English (verbal, written and spoken), with a demonstrated commitment to inclusivity, community-orientation, hope, courage, imagination, strategy, accountability, integrity and resilience.
The fellowship is a full-time, residential programme at Columbia and cannot be undertaken at the same time as a degree programme.
Selected scholars will get monthly stipend to assist with living expenses in New York City; a furnished studio apartment within walking distance of Columbia University; all tuition and fees for up to four courses at Columbia University; basic medical, dental and life insurance for the duration of the programme; and air travel to and from home country and any programme-related activities.
The deadline to apply for the Obama Foundation Scholars Programme is December 12, 2023.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
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
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
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
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
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
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 2, 2024 — Journalism students and early-career journalists can apply for the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2024 — Journalists who are reporting and working internationally can apply for the Global Journalist Fellowship. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2024 — Journalists working in any size newsroom, or who work independently, can submit entries for the Solutions Journalism Network Awards. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2024 — The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognises journalism that uncovers business-related bribery and financial crime. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2024 — The Global Business Journalism (GBJ) programme at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China seeks applications for the 2024-2025 academic year. APPLY HERE