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

Golden Leaf Foundation Open Grants Program

Grant up to $200,000 from Golden Leaf Foundation

The Open Grants Program is designed to make it easier for applicants to submit a proposal to Golden LEAF and to make funding opportunities available throughout the year. Eligible applicants … Last updated April 24, 2022

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AHCJ Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance

Fellowship from Association of Health Care Journalists

The AHCJ Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance are intended to support U.S.-based applicants who have interesting projects in mind for their news outlets that hold the promise of informing … Last updated April 24, 2022

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AHCJ- National Cancer Reporting Fellowship

Fellowship from Association of Health Care Journalists

AHCJ will select journalists for three partial days of online training Feb. 1-3, 2022, with experts from the National Institutes of Health to increase participants’ understanding of and ability to report … Last updated April 24, 2022

Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism

Fellowship up to $60,000 from Columbia Journalism School

The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism offers qualified journalists the opportunity to enhance their understanding and knowledge of business, economics, finance and technology, as well as gain a … Last updated April 21, 2022

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USC Annenberg California Fellowship

Fellowship up to $10,000 from USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

Each year, USC Annenberg offers an all-expenses-paid Fellowship for California-based journalists and journalists based elsewhere who contribute primarily to California news outlets. The 2022 California Fellowship will be held April 18-22, 2022. The fellowship programs … Last updated April 21, 2022

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The Maynard 200 Fellowship: Empowering Journalists of Color

Fellowship

One of the Maynard Institute’s core programs, the Maynard 200 Fellowship provides advanced training and mentorship to mid-career journalists of color for promoting their career growth and expanded leadership roles. … Last updated April 21, 2022

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The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

Fellowship from The Carter Center

Every year, eight U.S. journalists are selected and awarded stipends of $10,000 each to cover fellowship project expenses. Selected international journalists are awarded a comparable stipend. If you apply as … Last updated April 21, 2022

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Mary G. Hager Memorial Grant

Grant from Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources

Mary Hager was the very first member of IJNR’s Board of Trustees, and served until her death in 2020. Mary was a versatile freelance writer who retired from Newsweek magazine … Last updated April 17, 2022

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The KSJ Fellowship Program

Fellowship from The Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Every year, the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT offers academic-year fellowships to 10 science journalists, to give them an opportunity to explore science, technology, and the craft of journalism; … Last updated April 16, 2022

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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 April 16, 2022

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Nieman Fellowship (non-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 April 16, 2022

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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 April 13, 2022

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RTDNF Fellowships

Fellowship from Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF)

Since 1970, RTDNF has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships and fellowships to more than 500 young journalists as part of its mission as the educational arm of RTDNA. Recipients … Last updated April 13, 2022

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Journalism and Communications Summer and Fall Programs

Internship from The Fund for American Studies

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) hosts Washington, DC-based and virtual Academic Internship Programs for undergraduate students each summer, fall and spring. TFAS programs include academic credit from George Mason … Last updated April 13, 2022

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Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute The Reporting Award

Award up to $12,500 from Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute New York University

Launched in 2010, The Reporting Award award provides up to $12,500 for a significant work of journalism, in any medium, on an under-reported subject in the public interest. In establishing … Last updated April 13, 2022

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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 April 12, 2022

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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 April 12, 2022

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Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship

Fellowship from Stand Together Fellowships

The year-long Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship is for early-career journalists who are aspiring future leaders in the industry. As a finalist for the fellowship, you’ll have the opportunity to … Last updated April 6, 2022

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Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award for a young science journalist

Award up to $1,000 from Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

The award is intended to encourage young science writers by recognizing outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science. The 2022 winner will receive $1,000. The award is given … Last updated April 6, 2022

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Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award

Project from Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

CASW will select the first winner of the Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award in 2022. The award, to be given annually, will recognize and support reporting and writing that embodies the high … Last updated April 6, 2022

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