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. The organization also offers a number of $2500 bursaries each year as part of the Forum Freelance Fund.

More information about the bursary and how to apply are available on the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma’s website. The deadline for applications is June 30th.

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