FIJ encourages applications for investigations of economic inequities and climate change issues, in addition to watchdog reporting within the United States. Reporting for ethnic media is also strongly encouraged. Next deadline is Sep 26, 2016.
Please join us Tuesday, either online via live webcast or in person at New York University, for a lively conversation about the myriad microbes that make us tick with science writer (and now bestselling author) Ed Yong and the eminent microbial geneticist and museum curator Susan Perkins.
The Alicia Patterson Foundation awards grants of $40,000 for twelve months and $20,000 for six months (includes covering costs of travel and research costs) to working journalists to pursue independent projects of significant interest and to write articles based on their investigations for The APF Reporter. Apply by Oct 1.
The Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism will award grants and fellowships to four independent U.S. reporters to investigate significant systemic or social justice issues. Open to women and journalists of color working in any media. Apply by Oct 1, 2016.
The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) and the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University will award fellowships and grants up to $9,000 for independent investigative reporting by women and journalists of color. Apply by Oct 1.
The Award is given by the New York Public Library to the author(s) of outstanding, full-length books resulting from print, broadcast, or electronic journalism that impacts public consciousness and policy around an important current issue. Winner receives a $15,000 prize. Nomination deadline is October 1, 2016.
The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival seeks submissions for its 13th annual event, Feb 19-28, 2016. Open to non-fiction films and videos of all genres, subject matter, lengths and production dates. 2016 deadlines: Jul 1 (earlybird); Sep 2 (regular); Oct 2 (final).
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. Cash prizes. Deadline: Oct 14, 2016.
Veteran magazine writer/SEJ member Wendee Nicole's six-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 Oct 15, 2016.