September opportunities for young media makers

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URGENT Call for: entries for YouthPhoto Competition
Deadline: 5 September 2016
Residents of the Nordic Countries between the ages of 16-30 can now send in entries for the YouthPhoto Competition. The competition is hosted by the Nordic Press Association from August 17 to September 2016. Photos have to been taken during 2016 and should be appropriate for all ages. The winner will receive a monetary prize and equipment. The 10 best photos will be exhibited at Pressen. Learn how to send in your photos here.

Call for: entries for YouthMetre video competition
Deadline: 31 October 2016
Our YouthMetre partners are looking for videos documenting the implementation of the EU Youth Strategy and its goals at national and local levels. There are no limits to your creativity. Entries can take the form of mini-documentaries, reports, (scripted) narratives or animations. The running time should be between 1-3 minutes. Multiple entries are allowed. You have a chance of winning a monetary prize and an invitation to the YouthMetre event that will take place in Brussels in February 2017. Is this the opportunity you are looking for? Apply through our website.

Call for: submissions for Global Peace Publication
Deadline: 7 September 2016
Journalists, teachers, students and other media professionals are invited to submit articles with a strong focus upon peace journalism. The Peace Journalist is a semi-annual publication of the Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University in Missouri. The periodical is seeking submissions detailing peace journalism projects, classes, proposals, and academic works in the field. Do you have a paper in mind? Learn how to submit it on our website.

Call for: participants for Crossing Borders Conference
Deadline: undetermined
You can now register for the “Crossing Borders. Migration and Citizenship Education in Europe” conference that takes place during 10-12 November 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia. NECE 2016 will offer a rich variety of lectures, workshops, and open formats. The conference will look at the ongoing European response to the issue of migration including the divisions within and between European societies. Participants will discuss how citizenship education should react to the polarising debate and controversies concerning migration, diversity and identity which have been triggered by the waves of migration which began summer 2015. For more information, visit our website.

Call for: applicants for feminist fellowship 
Deadline: 15 September 2016
Writers who are interested in feminism and social justice can apply for a remote, three-month fellowship at the nonprofit feminist media organization Bitch Media. The program consists of an intensive writing fellowship with the goal of developing, supporting and amplifying emerging, diverse voices in feminist, activist and pop-culture media. Possible subject areas include reproductive rights and justice, pop-culture criticism, technology and global feminism. The selected participants must produce a minimum of six online articles for Bitch Media in their topic area, in addition to at least one longform article for its magazine. Sound like the right opportunity for you? Find out how to apply on our website.

Call for: students for photojournalism grant 
Deadline: 30 September 2016
The Student Media Grant by the Center on Conflict and Development is now open for students from all around the world. Participants should be budding photographers interested in capturing issues facing fragile and conflict-affected areas of the world through striking and effective photography.
Applicants should submit proposals that describe their anticipated travel, subjects, and plans for photo story production, refinement and promotion as specifically as possible. Visit our websitefor more information.

Call for: entries for travel photography award
Deadline: 1 October 2016
The Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) photo competition is now open for both professional and amateur photographers. This year it features three portfolio categories, three “One Shot” single image categories, a “Smart Shot” category for images taken on a mobile phone or tablet, Young TPOTY, a “New Talent” award and a HD video category. Some of the categories have an entry fee. Do you have great photo material to submit? Find out how to send it in on our website.

Call for: applications for environmental scholarship
Deadline: rolling
Netzwerk Recherche and Olin gGmbH offer grants to journalists for research projects in the category environment/ecology. The grant can reach up to an amount of 5.000 euros. You are supported by a mentor throughout the project. To apply, send a synopsis of your research, a cost estimate and a CV. Applications are possible at any time. Find out how to apply on our website.

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