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Celebrating Women’s History Month with deadlines for March and April

More sunshine in the day should empower you to fine-tune your cover letters, resumes, and portfolios. We have 37 deadlines for March and April guaranteed to make you hop out of your seat. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ve spotlighted in bold the opportunities geared specifically toward women storymakers. Find a sampling below and access the full list on the AIRdaily.

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• Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship
Deadline: March 7, 2019
Details: One fellow will receive academic and professional opportunities to advance their reporting skills. The fellow will work on research at MIT’s Center for International Studies and journalism internships at The Boston Globe and The New York Times.
Website: https://www.iwmf.org/programs/neuffer/

• IWMF Gwen Ifill Mentorship Program
Deadline: March 11, 2019
Details: A select cohort of women journos from underrepresented backgrounds will receive mentorship regarding networking, negotiating salary, building for a portfolio, applying for grants, and more. The program includes attendance at the 2019 ISOJ conference.
Website: https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/135547/iwmf-gwen-ifill-mentorship-program

• Breaking Through the Lens 2019
Deadline: March 18, 2019
Details: Female-identifying directors are invited to submit their feature-length films in-progress for the chance to pitch top-tier film investors. The pitching session will take place at Cannes 2019.
Website: http://www.seek-films.com/breakingthroughthelens/

• Dow Jones News Fund Multimedia Training Academy
Deadline: March 22, 2019
Details: A training opportunity at the University of Texas at El Paso for journalism educators from Hispanic-serving institutions. Twelve instructors will receive scholarships to attend the training, including airfare and meals.
Website: http://borderzine.com/2019/02/applications-open-for-multimedia-training-academy-for-journalism-professors-at-hispanic-serving-institutions

• Jack Jones Writing Retreat
Deadline: March 31, 2019
Details: Two weeks in the fall of 2019 to write, network, and gain access to editors, publishing contacts, and more. The retreat will take place in Santa Fe, New Mexico and is open to women-identifying or nonbinary writers. Full-tuition scholarships are available.
Website: https://www.jackjonesliteraryarts.com/the-retreat

• Gwen Ifill/PBS NewsHour Journalism Fellow
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Details: A 10-week, paid summer fellowship will work to contribute to the production of PBS NewsHour. The fellow will receive mentorship and training opportunities.
Website: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/jobs/gwen-ifill-pbs-newshour-journalism-fellow