Current Opportunities


Use this page to browse and filter only those opportunities where the application window is currently open. Opportunities may be grants, stipends, fellowships, free or subsidized training, or in-kind services in support of local journalism efforts. View all opportunities | View opportunities accepting applications on a rolling basis

Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship

Fellowship from National Press Foundation

For more than 30 years, the Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship has introduced promising young(ish) D.C. reporters to the city they’re assigned to cover. In monthly sessions, fellows learn how … Last updated October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 5, 2022 | Recurring

Knight Wallace Fellowship (non-U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from Wallace House at the University of Michigan

The Knight-Wallace Fellowships offer accomplished journalists a unique opportunity: study and collaborative learning at the University of Michigan to deepen knowledge, develop new ideas and address challenges facing the journalism … Last updated November 26, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 15, 2022 | Recurring

FIJ Regular and Expedited Grants

Grant up to $10,000 from Fund for Investigative Journalism

FIJ provides three types of grants: Regular grants: FIJ reviews proposals three to four times a year for grants up to $10,000. Expedited grants: In rare cases, we provide expedited … Last updated September 24, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 31, 2022 | Recurring

Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program

Fellowship from Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

The Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York  provides advanced training in state and local fiscal issues through … Last updated August 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 31, 2022 | Recurring

GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Grants

Grant from The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation

The Foundation provides grants of $25,000 and above to organizations working to help meet the educational and health needs of today’s society and future generations. … Last updated October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 1, 2023 | Recurring

O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

Fellowship up to $70,000 from Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University

In a world where the powerless are often overlooked, the O’Brien Fellowship aims to fight back. It gives reporters the tools they need to document inequity and give voice to … Last updated October 10, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 1, 2023 | Recurring

Mebane Foundation Grants

Grant from Mebane Foundation

The Foundation asks that you first complete a phone interview with its president. At that time it will be able to let you know whether your proposal generally meets the Foundation’s objectives … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 1, 2023 | Recurring

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship

Fellowship from American Association for the Advancement of Science

This 10-week summer program places science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows use their academic training as they research, write, and report today’s headlines, sharpening their abilities … Last updated November 11, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 2, 2023 | Recurring

David Donald Fellowship for Data Journalism

Fellowship up to $2,700 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend a virtual Data Journalism Bootcamp, the NICAR Conference, March 3-6, 2022 or an IRE Educator Bootcamp (March 14-18). The fund is named for the late David Donald, a … Last updated September 29, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 9, 2023 | Recurring

ZSR Fellowship

Fellowship up to $46,000 from Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation offers one two-year, full-time, paid fellowship (beginning July 1st) to an individual who demonstrates an interest in philanthropy, public policy, community service and/or the nonprofit … Last updated October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 11, 2023 | Recurring

Bridging Divides & Strengthening Democracy Field Test Grants

Grant up to $50,000 from Stanford University Strengthening Democracy Challenge

Grants of up to $50,000 will be allocated on a competitive basis to new or existing teams of practitioners and researchers. Ideal proposals will consist of field experiments (randomized controlled … Last updated November 14, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 13, 2023

The AAAS Diverse Voices in Science Journalism Internship

Internship from American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is proud to offer a summer internship program for students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing. … Last updated November 11, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 13, 2023 | Recurring

Soros Justice Media Fellowships

Fellowship up to $85,000 from Open Society Foundations

The Soros Justice Media Fellowships support writers, print and broadcast journalists, artists, filmmakers, and other individuals with distinctive voices proposing to complete media projects that engage and inform, spur debate … Last updated November 26, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 31, 2023 | Recurring

RIAS Media Awards

Award up to $12,000 from RIAS Berlin Commission

The RIAS Media Prize is intended to help strengthen the diversityof transatlantic dialogue and to deepen interest in GermanAmerican relations. Germany and the USA are each facing newdirections in many … Last updated November 26, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 31, 2023 | Recurring

The Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Investigative Journalism

Fellowship from The Nieman Foundation

The Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Investigative Journalism was created to bolster deeply reported local and regional news stories in underserved communities throughout the United States. Funded by the Abrams Foundation, … Last updated October 10, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 31, 2023

Nieman Fellowship (U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from The Nieman Foundation

A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists working in all media in every country around the world. Those selected for the program spend two full … Last updated October 10, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 31, 2023 | Recurring

Taylor/Blakeslee Graduate Fellowships

Fellowship from Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing offers fellowships of $5,000 to working journalists and students of outstanding ability who have been accepted for enrollment in graduate-level programs in … Last updated May 22, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 31, 2023 | Recurring

Spencer Education Fellowship

Fellowship from Columbia Journalism School

The Spencer Fellowship offers an extraordinary opportunity for journalists and educators in- and outside of the U.S. to spend an academic year at Columbia University researching and producing journalism about … Last updated May 22, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 31, 2023 | Recurring

Knight Wallace Fellowship (U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from Wallace House at the University of Michigan

The Knight-Wallace Fellowships offer accomplished journalists a unique opportunity: study and collaborative learning at the University of Michigan to deepen knowledge, develop new ideas and address challenges facing the journalism … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: February 1, 2023 | Recurring

TEGNA Foundation Grants

Grant up to $5,000 from TEGNA Foundation

The TEGNA Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in communities served by TEGNA Inc. The Community Grant program serves to address local community needs. As community needs differ by region, please check … Last updated October 31, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: February 28, 2023 | Recurring