CSWA honors outstanding contributions to Canadian journalism with cash prizes of $1,000, and also administers other awards programs, including the Herb Lampert Emerging Journalist Award. Deadline: Dec 9, 2016 (books).
Veteran magazine writer/SEJ member Wendee Nicole's eight-week course will teach you how to break into new markets, learn how to write killer queries and know what editors want for their magazines and online publications. Next course begins Dec 10, 2016.
The Ellie Awards (previously called ASME's National Magazine Awards) honor print and digital publications that consistently demonstrate superior execution of editorial objectives, innovative techniques, noteworthy journalistic enterprise and imaginative art direction. Deadlines: Nov 15, 2016 for content published before Nov 1; Dec 13, 2016 for content published after Nov 1.
McGraw Fellowships provide experienced journalists with funds and editorial support to produce in-depth stories on critical issues related to the global economy, finance and business. Fall deadline: Dec 15, 2016. Spring deadline: May 31, 2017.
Full-time journalists in any media with five years' experience may apply for these eight-month Fellowships which are designed to broaden perspectives, nurture intellectual growth and inspire personal transformation. $70,000 stipend, plus all tuition, fees and Fellowship news tours for US applicants; varies for international applicants. Deadlines: Dec 16, 2016 (international applicants); Feb 1, 2017 (US applicants).
FASPE Journalism is a fully-funded, two-week summer program, in Germany and Poland, that uses the conduct of journalists in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive study of contemporary journalism ethics and how to apply the lessons of history to journalism’s ethical challenges. Apply by Jan 5, 2017.
Long Island University annually seeks nominations for the George Polk Awards for investigative and enterprise work that is original, requires digging and resourcefulness, and brings results. Categories vary from year to year, but customarily include foreign, national and local reporting, business and environmental reporting, and photojournalism. Deadline: Jan 6, 2017.
Are you hunting for inspiration and tools to elevate your beat writing? Invest in your creativity and your career with this writing workshop led by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and world-renowned writing coach Jacqui Banaszynski, Jan 9-13, 2017 at the Madeline Island School of the Arts in Wisconsin.
The James Aronson Awards annually honor original, written reporting that brings to light widespread injustices, their human consequences, underlying causes, and possible reforms. The Awards also include a companion Cartooning with a Conscience award. Deadline is Jan 10, 2017.