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Overseas Press Club Foundation/Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Awards

Students aspiring to become foreign correspondents can apply. Must write an essay of no more than 500 words concentrating on an area of the world or an international issue that is in keeping with the applicant's interest. Must be studying at an American college or university or be an American student studying abroad. Winners receive either a $2,000 scholarship or a $3,000 fellowship to be used to fund an experience at an overseas media organization.

AWARD INFORMATION

Award Amount $2,000 - $3,000
Number of Awards 15
Application Deadline December 1
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Renewability Not renewable

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Journalism
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required

SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

Organization Executive Director
Overseas Press Club Foundation
Address 40 West 45th Street
City, State, Zip New York, NY 10036
Telephone (201) 493-9087
Fax  
E-mail foundation@opcofamerica.org
Web Site Web site
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