Funding

Looking for funding for future study, support, a project or training? We’ve put together the only complete list (that we know of) or places to find some cash to help you get on in journalism.

Got a tip-off? Just want a chat? Drop us a line on jem@journoresources.org.uk.

We’ll aim to update this list at least once a month, so you can plan ahead.

Last Updated February 11

Continual Applications

Journalism Diversity Fund
Funding for an NCTJ Accredited Course for those from a socially or ethnically diverse background.

The Rory Peck Trust
Support for freelancers abroad in critical need, such as medical costs, subsistence and relocation.

The Rory Peck Training Fund
Crucial safety training for freelancers working abroad.

February 

Kim Wall Memorial Fund – Closed February 1
$5,000 grant in memory of Kim Wall to cover stories on ‘the undercurrent of rebellion’

Georgina Henry Award – Closed February 7
The award funds an innovative idea – £4,000 for either a student or senior journalist.

March

The Orwell Society Journalism Bursary – Closes March 1
£1,500 bursary for students on, or about to embark on, an MA or BA programme.

April

The Guardian Scott Trust BursaryCloses April 15
Funding for masters study in journalism, as well as a £6,000 living allowance.

Print Futures Awards & Scholars – Closes April 29
Apprentices, workers or students under 30 who want monetary help to train in printing or publishing.

May

The Stationers Charity Postgraduate AwardCloses May 25
Up to 12 bursaries of £6,000 for those studying an MA with a view to going into content or communications

George Viner Memorial Trust – Expected to Open in May
Funding for black or minority journalists to complete NCTJ training

September

Postgrad Solutions BursariesCloses September 14
£500 bursaries for those studying an MA course.

Google Digital News Initiative – Expected to Re-Open in September
Grants for small to large news projects and initiatives.