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Overseas Press Club Foundation OPC Foundation Scholarships
Graduate and undergraduate students studying at American Colleges and Universities who aspire to become foreign correspondents, are eligible to apply.
The judges require that applicants submit a Cover letter, Resume and Essay. The applicant's school should appear at the top of each page.
The Essay of approximately 500 words should concentrate on an area of the world or an international issue that is in keeping with the applicant's interest. It can be in the form of a story, news analysis or a traditional essay.
The Cover Letter should be autobiographical in nature addressing such questions as how the applicant developed an interest in this particular part of the world, or how he or she would use the scholarship to further journalistic ambitions. The judges respond well to applications showing strong reporting skills, color, and understanding or passion. Applicants do not have to be US citizens.