Scholarship Detail

Overseas Press Club (OPC) Foundation Scholarships

Program Information

Deadline Month: December
Application Deadline Dates: 12/01/2021
Award Amount: $3,000-$4,000
Undergraduate or graduate students studying at American colleges and universities, who aspire to become foreign correspondents, are invited to apply for the OPC Foundation Scholarship. The judges respond well to essays showing strong reporting skills, color and understanding or passion.
Type: Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: No
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International Students, Undocumented Students

Submission Requirements

Application Form: No
Transcripts: No
Letters of Rec: No
Resume: Yes
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: The essay of approximately 500 words should concentrate on an area of the world or an international issue that is keeping with the applicant's interest. It can be in the form of a story, news analysis or traditional essay.
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: A cover letter is required. It should be auto biographical in nature addressing such questions as: How did you develop your interest in this particular part of the world or issue? How would you use a scholarship to further your journalistic ambitions? How do you think journalists can deepen American interest in international affairs? Applications may be sent by mail, fax, or e-mail.

Further Information

William Holstein
Overseas Press Club Foundation
40 West 45th Street
NY , 10 036
(201)493-9087, fax (201)612-9915