Opportunities

Opportunities may be grants, stipends, fellowships, free or subsidized training, or in-kind services in support of local journalism efforts. View opportunities with applications open now

Magnum Foundation Fellowship

Fellowship up to $6,000 from Magnum Foundation

The Magnum Foundation Fellowship offers mentorship and stipends to early-career practitioners who are at a critical moment in their development as photographers. This fellowship is designed for New York City-based … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Photography and Social Justice Fellowship

Fellowship up to $4,000 from Magnum Foundation

Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Program expands diversity and creativity in the field of documentary photography through capacity-building and critical explorations of photography and social change. The program supports … Last updated June 3, 2022

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The Arab Documentary Photography Program

Fellowship up to $5,000 from Magnum Foundation

The Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) is a program jointly funded by the Prince Claus Fund (PCF) and The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), to amplify creative approaches … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Inge Morath Award

Grant up to $7 from Magnum Foundation

The Inge Morath Award is given annually, by the members of Magnum Photos, to a woman photographer under 30 years of age to support the completion of a long-term documentary … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Magnum Foundation Fund

Grant up to $1,500 from Magnum Foundation

Each year, a changing international committee of nominators invite photographers to submit proposals for consideration, which are then selected by an expert committee. Selected projects are those that explore new … Last updated June 3, 2022

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The Fund for Local Journalism

Grant/Stipend up to $5,000 from Local Media Association / Local Media Foundation

The Fund for Local Journalism supports local investigative reporting projects that provide an important public service in communities across North America. Investigative reporting is an essential part of a healthy and … Last updated June 3, 2022

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The Fund for Black Journalism

Grant/Stipend from Local Media Association / Local Media Foundation

Black newspapers urgently need funding to provide the kind of leadership and good information readers seek in this moment. The Fund for Black Journalism aims to gather and apply funding … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting

Award up to $3,000 from Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

CASW established the Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting in 2000. Given annually, the prize seeks to honor a writer for a body of work published or … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Journalism Grants

Grant up to $7,500 from Scripps Howard Foundation

Foundation grants support journalism education that gives students hands-on experience as well as training to help professional journalists refresh their skill sets. Grants range from $5,000 to $7,500. Grants requests … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Business Journalism Diversity Program

Training from UC Berkeley School of Journalism

The Bloomberg Business Journalism Diversity Program is a partnership with the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media and the Graduate School of Journalism at UC, Berkeley that welcomes students who are interested … Last updated June 3, 2022

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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 June 3, 2022

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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

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 June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 1, 2022 | Recurring

Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism Program

Fellowship up to $71,000 from Scripps Howard Foundation

The Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism offer $71,000 stipends to five journalism professionals for nine months of study at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Apply by March 1; fellowships … Last updated June 3, 2022

M.A. in Engagement Journalism

Graduate Program from Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

If you’re interested in applying to one of the master’s degree programs, peruse the requirements checklist to make sure you submit a complete application. Don’t forget to take note of … Last updated June 3, 2022

M.A. in Journalism – including Bilingual Program (English/Spanish)*

Graduate Program from Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

If you’re interested in applying to one of the master’s degree programs, peruse the requirements checklist to make sure you submit a complete application. Don’t forget to take note of … Last updated June 3, 2022

E.W. Scripps Legal Fellowship

Fellowship up to $80,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The E.W. Scripps Legal Fellowship is a two-year fellowship that focuses on supporting local enterprise and investigative journalism, bolstering access to public records and encouraging greater government transparency. The E.W. … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Media Litigation Fellowship

Fellowship up to $80,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The Media Litigation Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for an early-career lawyer to play a hands-on role in the full scope of First Amendment and free press litigation matters handled … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships

Fellowship from American University

The School of Communication offers prestigious merit-based fellowships in partnership with leading Washington, DC-based organizations. These fellowships allow you to gain professional experience while completing your graduate program. Each fellowship provides varying … Last updated June 3, 2022

The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

Fellowship up to $15,000 from The Harold W. McGraw, Jr, Center for Business Journalism

The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism provides experienced journalists with grants up to $15,000 and the editorial support needed to produce deeply reported enterprise and investigative stories that delve … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 30, 2022 | Recurring