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
0
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
E-mail
foundation@opcofamerica.org
Website
Website

Data Source: Peterson’s Private Financial Aid Database, copyright © 2016 Peterson’s, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.