Fellowship and Reporting Grants

African News Innovation Challenge
African Media Initiative, Nairobi, Kenya

ANIC is a program that encourages and rewards new digital ideas for collecting and disseminating news.

More Information: http://africanstorychallenge.com/


African Story Challenge
African Media Initiative, Nairobi, Kenya

The African Story Challenge is a program of reporting grants to spur innovative, multimedia storytelling on topics of health and development.

More Information: http://africanstorychallenge.com/


Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative
The Moment

Encouragse young journalists to write in-depth stories about a modern manifestation of anti-Semitism or another deeply ingrained prejudice. With the help of our prestigious panel of journalists,Moment select and mentors the writer, providing her or him with journalistic as well as financial support. The fellowship offers $5,000 to cover the costs of the project—$2,500 up front, and $2,500 upon completion of the story. The edited stories will be published in Moment, perhaps in conjunction with another media outlet. Applicants must be between the ages of 22 and 38; international applicants are welcome to apply.

More Information: http://www.momentmag.com/the-daniel-pearl-investigative-journalism-initiative/


Dart Ochberg Fellowships
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma

The Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship is a unique seminar program for senior and mid-career journalists who want to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy.

More Information: http://dartcenter.org/ochberg-fellowship-guidelines


IRP International Fellowships in Journalism
International Reporting Project at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

The IRP fellowships allow international journalists to do original, in-depth reporting projects. Since the program was created in 1998, more than 200 journalists have been awarded IRP fellowships and have reported from more than 100 countries around the world. In 2013, IRP opened the fellowship program to non-U.S. media professionals as well as to U.S. citizens. The program encourages journalists to cover neglected, under-reported stories of global importance. As much of the mainstream media have reduced their coverage of international issues, the International Reporting Project is filling some of the void.

More Information: http://internationalreportingproject.org/about/fellowships


IWMF journalism fellowships for women
International Women’s Media Foundation, Washington, DC

The IWMF has a track record of developing innovative training that engages journalists in reporting on global issues that improves lives. Our proven training model features long-term, transformative training and empowers women journalists.

More Information: http://iwmf.org/pioneering-change.aspx


Knight Science Journalism Fellowships at MIT
Knight Foundation/Massachusetts Institute of Technology

We offer experienced journalists the opportunity to increase their understanding of science, technology, medicine and the environment. Our nine-month fellowships provide the time for in-depth study‚ a year away from deadlines to follow your intellectual curiosity. Can you get away for nine months? In our week-long boot camps and workshops, journalists learn from top scientists and policy makers.

More Information: http://ksj.mit.edu/fellowships


Nieman Fellowships
Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

The Nieman Foundation selects up to 12 International fellows each year. Nieman Fellows fulfill their quest for learning by auditing courses in Harvard college and graduate school classrooms throughout the university. In addition to their participation in the intellectual life of the university, Nieman Fellows engage in a series of activities organized by the Nieman Foundation. These events are designed to bring the fellows together with members of the Harvard faculty and as well as leading journalists.

More Information: http://nieman.harvard.edu/NiemanFoundation/NiemanFellowships/FellowshipProgramAtAGlance.aspx


Pulitzer Center Grants for Global Health
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is encouraging journalists to report on global health topics by offering grants for reporting. They say they want “ambitious, enterprise reporting projects on global health and the future of the global development agenda.

More Information: http://www.reportingonhealth.org/2013/08/18/fund-your-project-pulitzer-center-calls-global-health-projects