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Grants: Asia

Grants: Asia

These grants are specifically aimed at journalists working in South, East and Southeast Asia.

Media Travel Grants
Deadline: x3 annually
Asia, New Zealand

This programme from the Asia New Zealand Foundation offers New Zealand journalists the chance to travel independently to Asia to research and prepare stories that seek to increase New Zealanders' understanding of the Asia region and promote themes of economic, political, social or strategic change in Asia - and the implications of these changes for New Zealand.

PCIJ Writing Fellowships
Deadline: Rolling basis

The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism offers fellowships for investigative reportage to full-time reporters, freelance journalists and academics. Their reports are syndicated in major Philippine newspapers and magazines or aired in broadcast stations. PCIJ gives travel and research expenses, sometimes also video or radio production costs. The Center also pays writer’s and director’s fees, and can extend funding of as much as P30,000 for each project proponent. Research and editorial support, including editorial supervision, will be provided by the Center. Proponents are required to report regularly to PCIJ

Africa-China Reporting Grants
Deadline: April
Africa, China

Since 2009 the Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism has provided reporting grants and other opportunities for journalists to investigate complex dynamics and uncover untold stories, emphasising on-the-ground impact and perspectives to illustrate how the lives of the people of Africa are changing amid the comprehensive phenomenon of Africa-China interactions..

SAJA Reporting Fellowships
Deadline: August
South Asia

This program is aimed at promoting in-depth, follow-up reporting on major events relating to South Asia or South Asians, long after the breaking-news crews have moved on. A total of up to $20,000 may be given out annually, divided among projects at SAJA's discretion. Each fellowship award is typically between $3,000-$7,000. Open to freelancers and staff journalists in any medium, the fellowships are meant to encourage in-depth reporting projects by providing grants to cover a portion of reporting expenses.


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