Journalists and media practitioners in Nigeria seeking to apply for media opportunities can apply for the following programmes.
These media opportunities have their deadlines in June, 2020.
Journalists and media practitioners can also check other opportunities from the long list below.
DEADLINE- JUNE 12, 2020 -The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), through its fact-checking project, DUBAWA, has called for applications to the second edition of her fact-checking fellowship. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2020 ― In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for (teams of) African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse money laundering and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. APPLY HERE.
DEADLINE: JUNE 17, 2020 – The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) and Facebook have partnered to support the fact-checking community working on the coronavirus (COVID-19) related misinformation with a budget of $1 million. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2020 ― Writers in Africa are encouraged to apply for the African Writers Awards.
The African Writers Awards is hosted every year by the African Writers Development Trust since 2018. APPLY HERE.
DEADLINE: JUNE 19, 2020 ― Non-governmental organisations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions can apply for the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) grant. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 19, 2020 ― PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival is accepting films on migration, diversity and social inclusion from interested applicants below the age of 25. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 20, 2020 ― Journalists from across the globe can apply for the Summer School on Investigative Reporting between August 19 and 22, 2020 at the Stockholm School of Economics in Latvia. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JULY 22, 2020 ― Interested applicants can now apply for the 2020 edition of the annual African Fact-Checking Awards. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2020 – Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, has announced a special ‘Stay at Home’ Media Award to recognise journalists reporting coronavirus (COVID-19) in Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2020 ― Media training institute, RNTC is offering media and journalism scholarships to young Sub-Saharan Africans and students from selected developing countries outside Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: Roling basis ― The National Geographic Society is calling for journalists all around the globe who wish to cover COVID-19 within their own communities to apply for its COVID-19 emergency fund. APPLY HERE.
DEADLINE: Roling basis ― Female journalists who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)’s $2,000 Journalism Relief Fund. APPLY HERE.
Applications are now open for the International Photography Awards (IPA) where photographers stand a chance of winning up to $47,500. APPLY HERE
A group of internationally influential visual media organisations including CatchLight, Everyday Project, and Dysturb etc. has announced the launch of “Artists against an Infodemic,” an initiative which seeks to fight against misinformation concerning COVID-19 through the use of visual. APPLY HERE
MORE MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2020 – Kavli Foundation is accepting applications for the 2020 edition of the Science Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2020 ― Representatives of professional journalism organisations (unions/associations/societies) and freelance journalists are eligible to apply for the 2020 Fetisov Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2020 ― The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is seeking proposals that develop innovative approaches to reporting on the novel coronavirus crisis using collaboration among journalists and newsrooms across state lines or national borders. APPLY HERE.
Code for Africa, with support from Google News Initiative and the World Bank’s Global Media Development ProgrammeGlobal, has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) specifically designed for African journalists. ENROL HERE
First Draft has created an e-learning facility for journalists all over the world reporting activities as regards the coronavirus pandemic. ENROL HERE.