September 30, 2015

DEADLINE: Knight News Challenge on Data

How might we make data work for individuals and communities? This is an open call for ideas using data to inform & empower people to make decisions about their lives, their communities and democracy. Enter by Sep 30.

October 11, 2015

DEADLINE: UNDP Climate Change Storytelling Contest

This United Nations Development Programme contest provides young journalists in developing countries a unique opportunity to contribute to the global debate on climate change in the run-up to COP21, while building their capacity, and providing recognition for excellence. Winners will be funded to attend and cover COP21. Enter by Oct 11.

September 6, 2015

DEADLINE: ASEF's "On the Go" Photo Competition

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) invites photographers to participate in On the Go, a photo competition celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). On the Go's theme is the motion and the pace of life in Asia and Europe, illustrating the moments where we are different — and yet, so alike. Enter by Sep 6, 2015.

September 28, 2015

DEADLINE: Mobile Film Festival

The Mobile Film Festival, taking place in Paris, France, Dec 2015, announces its first international edition in partnership with the United Nations on Climate Change. 30.000 € Grand Prize. Deadline: Sep 28, 2015.
August 31, 2015

DEADLINE: Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

The European Commission rewards journalists for outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication. Open to professional journalists working for all different media types, as well as amateur journalists, including bloggers, from Africa, the Arab world and the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe. Cash prizes of €5000. Enter by Aug 31.

July 17, 2015

DEADLINE: Frank Allen Field Reporting Awards and Andrew Weegar Memorial Award

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources is accepting proposals until Jul 17, 2015 for grants to help defray the costs of reporting projects that focus on natural resources, the environment, energy, development, agriculture, environmental justice, and public health.

August 31, 2015

DEADLINE: #hostwriterPrize

The #hostwriterPrize for collaborative research of 6000 Euros is designed to award exemplary collaborative journalism.  One award is for a work already published and the other is for a brilliant pitch. In 2014, a freelance network of environmental journalists won the prize. Apply by Aug 31, 2015.

October 15, 2015

DEADLINE: National Press Foundation Awards

NPF presents several awards to journalists and helps administer journalism awards presented by other organizations. Open to reporting in broadcasting, print, and online journalism, as well as editorial cartoons. The awards have different criteria.

November 1, 2015

DEADLINE: James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public

The award, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, honours reporting directly to the public, which materially increases the public's knowledge and understanding of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields. $5,000 cash prize plus up to $2,500 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed.

October 9, 2015

DEADLINE: Amnesty International Canada Media Awards

The Amnesty Canada Media Awards honour  journalists for outstanding human rights reporting in multiple categories. Enter by Oct 9.


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