Top media opportunities with deadlines in June

media opportunities

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.

 

Apply for Dubawa Fact-Checking Fellowship 2020

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

 

Journalists can apply for Reporters Without Borders scholarship

DEADLINE: JUNE 12, 2020 – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Germany is offering a scholarship to journalists, worldwide, who are exposed to particular risks and challenges due to their work. APPLY HERE

 

Apply for €350.000 Money Trail reporting grant

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.

 

Fact-checkers can apply for grants to fight coronavirus misinformation

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

 

Apply for 2020 African Writers Awards

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.

 

Apply for National Endowment for Democracy (NED) grants

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

 

Apply for UN video competition

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

 

Apply for summer school on investigative reporting in Latvia

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

 

Apply for the African Fact-Checking Awards

DEADLINE: JULY 22, 2020 ― Interested applicants can now apply for the 2020 edition of the annual African Fact-Checking Awards. APPLY HERE

 

TV, radio journalists can apply for 2020 AIBs awards

DEADLINE: JUNE 26, 2020Applications are now open for the 2020 Association for International Broadcasting (AIBs) Awards. APPLY HERE

 

Journalists can apply for ‘stay at home’ Media Recognition Awards

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

 

Apply for funded media & journalism scholarships in The Netherlands

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

 

Journalists can apply for $8,000 COVID-19 emergency fund

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.

 

Female journalists can apply for $2,000 Journalism Relief Fund

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.

 

Apply to win $47,500 photography awards

Applications are now open for the International Photography Awards (IPA) where photographers stand a chance of winning up to $47,500. APPLY HERE

 

Journalists can apply for global visual journalism project

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

Quramo invites entries for 2020 Writers’ Prize

DEADLINE: JULY 30 ― Quramo Publishing is inviting entries for the 2020 edition of the Quramo Writers’ Prize. APPLY HERE

 

Apply for $5,000 science journalism awards 

DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2020 – Kavli Foundation is accepting applications for the 2020 edition of the Science Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE

 

Apply for Fetisov Journalism Awards

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

 

Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge 2020

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 launches online course for African journalists

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

 

​Thompson Foundation, Dart Centre, IFJ train journalists on COVID-19 reporting

Thompson Foundation has created an online platform to deliver safety courses to journalists who are reporting events surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. ENROL HERE

 

Enrol for CUNY free video classes on journalism

Journalists and media enthusiasts all over the world can apply and access a series of free, self-directed video classes. APPLY HERE

 

Learn coronavirus media coverage with First Draft

First Draft has created an e-learning facility for journalists all over the world reporting activities as regards the coronavirus pandemic. ENROL HERE.