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.

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

Last Updated April 17

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.



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

One World Media Production Fund – Closed April 1
Funding for aspiring journalists and filmmakers, raising awareness of the developing world

Google Digital News Initiative – Closed April 9
Grants for small to large news projects and initiatives.

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

The DO School Scholarship – Closed April 15
A four week funded scheme in Berlin to look at creating meaningful connections. 


GoThinkBig Spring Forward FundingCloses May 7
Up to £500 to run a project of benefit to the wider community, for 18-24-year-olds

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


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


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.


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

The Bureau Local Untold Stories Fund – Closed March 7
£1,000 grants to tell stories in local communities which would otherwise go unheard

Write to End Violence Against Women Bursary – Closed March 12
A £450 bursary awarded to a new writer on the theme of violence against women.