Applications open for 2019 Portenier Human Rights Bursary competition

Applications are now open for the 2019 Portenier Human Rights Bursary competition. Freelance journalists and independent documentary makers with projects that focus on human rights abuses can apply for the bursary, which provides the winner with $3000 to attend hostile environment training. The bursary is offered by the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma, which also […]

Applications open for the 2019 Forum Freelance Fund hostile environment training bursaries

Applications opened this week for the 2019 Forum Freelance Fund competition. The fund provides bursaries to help Canadian freelancers pay for hostile environment training. The deadline for this annual competition is April 13 2019. Winners of the bursaries (worth up to $2500) will be notified by May 31 and will have up to two months to choose […]

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2018 Portenier Human Rights Bursary competition open for applications

Applications are now open for the 2018 Portenier Human Rights Bursary competition. Freelance journalists and independent documentary makers working on projects that focus on human rights abuses can apply for the bursary, which provides the winner with $3000 to attend hostile environment training. The bursary is offered by the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma, which […]

Webinar: Handling The Physical and Emotional Realities of Journalism

Journalism can be a risky business – not just in conflict zones but in many domestic settings as well. The risks have grown steadily across the years, and no one is more vulnerable than the freelancer, working without the technical, physical and emotional support of a single employer, usually at a financial disadvantage too. CMG […]

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2018 Forum Freelance Fund competition for hostile environment training bursaries now open

The 2018 Forum Freelance Fund competition is now open for submissions. The fund provides bursaries for Canadian freelancers to attend dangerous environment training courses. The fund provides bursaries of up to $2500 to Canadian freelancers. Foreign freelancers doing significant work for Canadian publications are also eligible to apply. The deadline for this annual bursary competition is April 19. Winners will […]

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Webinar: Handling the Physical and Emotional Realities of Journalism

Journalism can be a risky business – not just in conflict zones but in many domestic settings as well. The risks have grown steadily across the years, and no one is more vulnerable than the freelancer, working without the technical, physical and emotional support of a single employer, usually at a financial disadvantage too. With […]

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2017 Portenier Human Rights Bursary competition open for applications

Applications opened this week for the 2017 Portenier Human Rights Bursary competition. The winner of the bursary receives $3000 to attend hostile environment training offered by approved course providers. The competition is open to freelance journalists and independent documentary filmmakers whose work focuses on human rights abuses. The bursary is offered by the Canadian Journalism […]

2017 Forum Freelance Fund applications open

The Forum Freelance Fund provides bursaries for Canadian freelancers to attend dangerous environment training courses. Applications are now open for the 2017 bursary program. The fund provides bursaries of up to $2500 to Canadian freelancers. Foreign freelancers doing significant work for Canadian publications are also eligible to apply. The deadline for this annual bursary competition is April 15. Winners […]

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Portenier Human Rights bursary applications open

Applications for the Portenier Human Rights bursary are now open. The bursary provides $3000 worth of hostile environment training to a freelance journalist or independent documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on human rights abuses. This is only the second year for this new bursary, which is offered by the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma. […]

Forum Freelance Fund applications due April 30

Applications are open for the 2016 Forum Freelance Fund bursary, which provides funding for freelancers to attend dangerous environment training courses. The bursaries are worth $2500 each, and the rules and application process have been simplified this year. The deadline for this annual bursary competition is April 30th. More information and application requirements are available on the […]

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