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Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Awards


Students aspiring to become foreign correspondents can apply. Must write an essay of approximately 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.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
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  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Journalism

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Contact Jane Reilly
Executive Director
Tel: 201-493-9087 Address 40 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036