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Prix Bayeux media award for conflict and defence of freedom and democracy


deadline june 7

OSI audience engagement grant


deadline Friday, July 23, 2010, by 5:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time)

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Grant (UK citizens)


Reynolds Journalism Initiative Fellowships


by teru kuwayama at 2010-04-13 15:11:09 UTC | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Hi Teru, thanks so much for your kind posting. I’m just a one-man band, and it’s sad that I don’t have a secretary to do all this for me. :) But I’ll try to remember at least some of it. Thank you again!

by [former member] | 22 Apr 2010 13:04 | Seoul, Korea (South) | | Report spam→


From the page:

The next round for proposals to apply for a research grant from Journalismfund.eu is now open. The overall amount to be distributed this time will be € 25.000, the deadline for applications is June 14th 2010 at 12 o’clock noon.

For the first time we now offer two types of grants: One for cross-border reporting, and one for stories about European affairs. Read the rules for applications and assessment criteria. Applications are only accepted via the online application form.

Journalismfund.eu has had some very interesting applications, two of them are already published, one unveiled terrible working conditions of trafficked workers, and one unveiled dodgy business schemes in several countries.

However the criteria did not allow for journalism where only one colleague was doing the research on a European subject. We hope, that the new choice between cross-border reporting and European affairs stories will allow a broader variety of stories in this call for proposals.

With this call we also introduce an almost two months application period. The prolonged time to write the application will hopefully allow for some well-prepared applications. In the last round the jury had to turn down some interesting looking applications, because they were not clear enough or left too many open questions.

The outcome of the jury meeting will be announced on June 22nd.

In order to help applicants with the formalities of their applications, there will be arranged a series of skype chats, where interested journalists are welcome to reserve a time slot to get one-to-one advice about the application procedure.

The skype sessions will be arranged on April 28th, May 7th and May 10th , each of the days from 9am to 12 am Brussels time. The skype address is journalismfund.eu. If there is further need, further dates will be announced. Please reserve a time for the chat via brigitte.alfter@journalismfund.eu. Of course interested colleagues are also welcome to send questions directly by mail.

The new features for for this application are another step in our development of the best practice for this model of distributing European grants for journalistic research. The development of Journalismfund.eu and the research grants are supported by the Norwegian Fritt Ord Foundation and the Open Society Media Program aswell as via the Fonds Pascal Decroos by the government of Flanders in Belgium.

by [former member] | 22 Apr 2010 13:04 | Copenhagen, Denmark | | Report spam→

2010 Individual Photographer’s Fellowship
Grant Information and Application Guidelines

Application Period: March 1 to May 17, 2010
Application Deadline: May 17, 2010 at 11:59 pm EST

General Information and Eligibility Requirements

The Aaron Siskind Foundation is offering a limited number of fellowship grants of up to $7,000 each, for individual artists working in still photography and photo-based art. Grant recipients and award amounts will be determined by a review panel based on artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense.

Applicants must apply online using the CueRate application system. Mailed applications and work samples are not accepted.

Who May Apply: U.S. citizens whose primary residence is in the United States, or Legal Permanent Residents of the U.S. (“green card" holders). Applicants must be 21 years of age or older. Fellowship recipients must provide proof of eligibility and a verifiable social security number.

Who May Not Apply: Students who are now enrolled or who will be enrolled in any college degree program at any time during 2010 or 2011. Previous fellowship recipients are not being considered for new awards at this time.

Eligible Work: There are no restrictions on subject matter, genres or processes of past or projected work. Works submitted may be traditional photography projects or experimental works. Still photography or photographic techniques must be pivotal to the works submitted.

Examples of Non-Eligible Work: Film, Video; Internet projects, interactive multimedia

Fellowship recipients will be notified in late summer of 2010. Names of recipients and panelists will be posted and announced shortly thereafter. Other applicants will not receive notification.

The decisions of the Aaron Siskind Foundation and its designated judging panel as to who receives fellowship support and in what amounts will be final, private, and without appeal. As required by law, award funds must be used to further the artist’s creative endeavors. Recipients will be asked to provide a summary of the uses to which award funds were put. Funds will be taxable to recipients in 2010. ASF retains recipients’ image files and supporting application materials for our records. All other applicants’ submitted files are purged from our database.

Online Application Information

Internet access and a working email address are needed to apply using the CueRate Online Application system. Once you have registered online, you can work on your application in multiple sessions, saving as you go, until you are ready to submit a completed application. You can apply at any time up until the deadline; however, your application must be successfully received by May 17, 2010 at 11:59 pm EST. We recommend applying well in advance, in order to avoid technical problems. Note: to access the 2010 application, you must create a new account. Logins and passwords from previous years are no longer valid.

A completed application consists of the following information & files:

Applicant Profile: Name and contact information

Work Samples: A portfolio of eight (8) image files showing representative, recent work. If your work is best communicated visually by showing its physical or installed nature, or aspects of detail, you may use one or more of the eight images for that purpose.

Text descriptors for each image: Title, Year Completed, Medium, Dimensions

Career summary, artist’s resume or short bio (500 words maximum)

Work Statement: (350 words maximum) The purpose of the statement is to give the review panel a better understanding of your work, while they are viewing it. Your statement should be clear, concise and relate to the work samples you submit.

About your Work Samples

Exactly eight (8) digital image files must be uploaded, no more and no less. Images will be projected for the review panel via high-definition digital projectors and viewed at roughly 30”x40” per image. With regard to the order of your images, please consider that they will be projected in two groups of four images, in the order that you upload them (Images # 1-4 will be projected first, followed by Images # 5-8).

Images must be JPG files with the .jpg extension. The recommended color profile is sRGB. Maximum file size for uploading is 2 MB. Image size can be no larger than 1240 × 1240 pixels (a smaller image will be shown against a 1240 x1240 black background). Images should be 72 DPI, any higher will unnecessarily increase your file size. File names may only include keyboard characters: a-z, 0-9 and _ and cannot include any blank spaces. More information about preparing and uploading your images is available in the Instructions and Help sections of the online application.

Problems and Questions

The CueRate online application provides a Help/FAQ page where you can read common questions and answers. There is a link to email CueRate tech support if you have a technical question or problem. For questions about the grant program or application requirements, there is a link to email a grant administrator. Important: Remember to click the “Save Your Work” button on the page you are working on, before going to another page!

Link to online application: http://asf.cuerate.org

by teru kuwayama | 17 May 2010 11:05 | NYC, United States | | Report spam→
F Award, F25 Award

deadline May 31, 2010

Fabrica, the Benetton Group’s communication research center and Forma, Centro Internazionale di Fotografia (international photography center) launch the third edition of the F Award – international award for concerned photography.

The F Award aims to involve photographers from all over the world.

The F Award aims to award photography that documents and criticizes, that tells a story: dramas, struggles, abused rights, but also dignity; pain and consolation, desperation and hope; the loss of everything and the triumph of life’s new possibilities and lastly the things that people do to face all of this. In a word, life.

The F Award aims to promote photography as a means of transmitting information and creating awareness. Without photography what would we know of hunger in the world, of the likely outcome of every war, of the living conditions of “the other half” to quote the work of one of concerned photography’s pioneers?

The F Award is inspired by the following words, published in 1972 by Cornell Capa:
“They are concerned photographers. They take sides. They are people who wanted to show things that had to be corrected…wanted to show things that had to be appreciated”.
The Concerned Photographer, Editor Cornell Capa, Grossman 1972

What to do: photographers who would like to participate should propose a series of photographs by May 31st, 2010 that would be part of a wider project that the prize will help finance.

The jury is formed by international personalities and is chaired by Peter Galassi, Director of Photography at MOMA, New York.

The other jury members are:

Monica Allende, Director of Photography, The Sunday Times Magazine
Enrico Bossan, Director of Photography, Fabrica
Melissa Harris, Editor, Aperture
Roberto Koch, President, Forma
Paolo Pellegrin, Photographer Magnum Photos
Urs Stahel, Director of the Museum of Winterthur (Zurich)

The jury will award the most interesting project with a contribution of euro 20.000 and the possibility of publishing a book.

A special section, F25, for photographers under 25 will see the winner awarded with a one year scholarship in Fabrica’s photography area.

For further information:
Application grant is available at www.fff.ph

Fabrica Press Office
Angela Quintavalle
ph: +39-0422-516209

Forma Press Office
Laura Bianconi
ph: +39-02-58118067

by teru kuwayama | 17 May 2010 11:05 | NYC, United States | | Report spam→
Bayeux-Calvados Award for war correspondents

Call for candidates until 11 june 2010
Photo – Television – Radio – Written press – Television grand format and Young reporter’s award

The Bayeux-Calvados Award for war correspondents is presented in recognition of a report on a situation of conflict or its consequences for civilian populations, or on an item of news concerning the defence of liberties and democracy. The report must have been made between 1 June 2009 and 31 May 2010.

Journalists: you have from now until 11 June to send us your work
The call for candidates is open until 11 June. The radio, photo, television and print reportages must have been made between 1 June 2009 and 31 June 2010. There is a €7,600 prize for each category.

Entry application on www.prixbayeux.org

Informations : +33 2 31 51 60 59

Aurélie Viel
Chargée d’organisation
Prix Bayeux-Calvados des correspondants de guerre
Tél : +33 (0)2 31 51 60 59
Mobile : +33 (0)6 79 89 44 22

by teru kuwayama | 07 Jun 2010 16:06 | Palo Alto, United States | | Report spam→
Here are a few More:

Encouraging Creativity Grant – Due June 10

Prix CARE award – postmarked by June 10

OSI Moving Walls application – Due June 11

Alexandra Boulat Award – Due June 30

Bernice Abbott Grant – Due July 17

OSI Audience Engagement Grant – Due July 23

Keep adding to the list! :)

by [former member] | 10 Jun 2010 00:06 | New York City, United States | | Report spam→


Atlas Corps non-profit leadership fellowship

35 and younger eligible



Atlas Corps Fellowship – US program


see also Columbia program:

India program in 2011:

Atlas Corps Fellowship Application (U.S.)

The Atlas Corps Fellowship Program strengthens leaders and organizations in the nonprofit sector through a 12 or 18 month international exchange for skilled, nonprofit professionals. Atlas Corps is helping to create a world where talented individuals and good ideas in the nonprofit sector cross borders to share best practices, learn new perspectives, and address the world’s most pressing social challenges. Applying to be an Atlas Corps Fellow is a competitive process, but one that provides for a fantastic educational opportunity.

Timeline: Spring Fellowship:

  • Applications Accepted: August 15th – October 15th
  • English Test and Interviews for Semi-Finalists: October 15th – December 15th
  • Fellowship Start Date: March 1st

Fall Fellowship:

  • Applications Accepted: February 15th – April 15th
  • English Test and Interviews for Semi-Finalists: April 15th – May 15th
  • Fellowship Start Date: September 1st

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 3 or more years of relevant experience in the nonprofit/NGO/social sector
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • English Proficiency (oral, writing, reading)
  • 35 or younger
  • Applying to volunteer in a country other than where you are from
  • Commitment to return to your home country after the 12-18 month fellowship

Application Process:

1. Eligibility – Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements above can apply to become a Fellow.

2. Online Application – Download the application and fill in your responses. Once you have filled in all of the required information in the word document, please fill out the
online application. (Please note that you are unable to save your progress in the online application form so be sure to complete and save the word document with your answers just in case). We do NOT accept any applications in a Word Doc format but we encourage you to save this application for your records.

3. Essay Questions – Download the essay questions and submit them to apply@atlascorps.org at the same time as you submit your online application. We will not review your application until your essays are submitted.

4. Recommendations – Atlas Corps requires two (up to three) letters of recommendation from individuals who know you in a professional capacity and can write about your skills and experiences as well as your potential for success as an Atlas Corps Fellow. In the online form please indicate who your recommenders will be. Download the recommendation form and send it to your recommender with the appropriate deadline. Applications without at least two recommendations will NOT be considered.

5. Review – Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee including Atlas Corps staff and nonprofit sector, government, and business leaders from multiple countries.

6. Interviews – Phone interviews and English writing tests will be conducted with semi-finalists. Host organizations will conduct Skype video interviews with selected finalists. Host organizations will make their final recommendations to Atlas Corps, and Atlas Corps will notify the selected candidates in January for the Spring Fellowship and June for the Fall Fellowship.

7. Visa – After selected, the candidates will go to the U.S. Embassy in their respective countries for their J-1 / Special visa interviews. Once a candidate receives his/her visa, he or she will become an Atlas Corps Fellow

by teru kuwayama | 23 Sep 2010 11:09 | NYC, United States | | Report spam→
thank you teru for the lovely posting.

by donal husni | 30 Sep 2010 05:09 | Pangandaran, Indonesia | | Report spam→

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