Overseas Press Club Foundation

  • Website Address
  • http://overseaspressclubfoundation.org/apply.html
  • Contact
  • Jane Reilly
  • Address
  • 40 West 45 St.
  • New York, NY 10036
  • Email Address
  • foundation@opcofamerica.org
  • Application Deadline
  • December 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 11
  • Maximum Amount
  • $2,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • Graduate and undergraduate students, studying at American colleges and universities, or Americans studying abroad, who aspire to become foreign correspondents, are invited to apply for one of fourteen scholarships or internships to be awarded by the Overseas Press Club Foundation.

    From among those chosen for OPC Foundation recognition, the Foundation selects up to 11 scholars and pays travel and living expenses for them to intern at foreign bureaus at such leading news organization as the Associated Press, Reuters, GlobalPost, Wall Street Journal and Forbes and at foreign English-language media companies like the South China Morning Post and Khmer Times. Students win either a $2,000 grant or funding for their overseas experience. In many cases, winning a prestigious OPC Foundation award has helped launch careers. Winners are also invited to join the Overseas Press Club family. They are encouraged to network and keep the organization informed of their career moves. For further details and how to apply, please visit the provider's website.

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