A new month is upon us, and here’s a good load of opportunities from IJNet to start off November:
“Five finalists will be chosen from applicants who submit a project proposal, short biography and a portfolio supporting the proposal…
“‘One overall winner will receive UK£2,200 (about US$3,509) and one community-voted winner will receive UK£500 (about US$798).”
Deadline: November 2, 2011.
“Twenty fellows will be chosen to receive a US$60,000 stipend, plus all tuition, housing, moving, health insurance, books and childcare expenses will be covered.
“Ideal candidates will have at least five years experience and an interest in journalism entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership.”
Deadline: December 1, 2011
“Journalists and other civil society professionals from developing and aspiring democracies are invited to apply for a full-time residential fellowship.
“Also open to democratic practitioners and scholars, it is organized by the National Endowment for Democracy at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in Washington. The Forum hosts 16 to 20 Reagan-Fascell Fellows every year.”
Deadline: November 8, 2011
Opportunities in specialized journalism
“The Thomson Reuters Foundation is organizing a course about writing financial and business news. The course begins with five days in London and continues with ten units of online study.
“Applicants chosen from developing countries or countries in political transition working for organizations with no training resources will have travel expenses, accommodation and living costs covered. Reuters will waive tuition fees for applicants from developing countries with only limited training resources available.
“Journalists must have at least two years professional experience and have a good level of spoken and written English. Journalists from other countries are welcome to apply but chosen participants must cover all tuition fees and costs.”
Deadline: November 25, 2011
“Emerging journalists can apply for an investigative reporting award of up to US$10,000.
“The Investigative Fund announces the I.F. Stone Award, a new effort to support graduate journalism students, recent graduates, journalism interns and entry-level reporters at least 21 years old.
“Reporters based outside of the United States can apply, but the grants go to stories that will appear in U.S. media outlets. However, organizers are also open to co-publishing arrangements in which a story appears both in a U.S. and a foreign outlet.
“Recipients will receive between US$2,000-10,000 in funding to undertake an in-depth reporting project, editorial guidance, access to subscription-based research services and publishing assistance in print, broadcast or online outlets.”
Deadline: November 25, 2011
UNICEF opens two-year New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI) recruitment program for mid-career professionals
“NETI participants will spend one year at UNICEF’s New York headquarters working in a functional areas of need. Participants will then be deployed internationally on assignments related to their projects.
“Applicants must have an advanced university degree, proficiency in English and another official UN language, at least 2-5 years relevant work experience and must be willing to accept an assignment to any UNICEF office worldwide.”
Deadline: November 4, 2011.