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Press Club will award scholarship

 


The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania will award a second scholarship this year to a deserving undergraduate journalism student.

The $2,500 scholarship will be awarded in addition to the $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship that is in its ninth year.

The awards are designed to reward outstanding students in print and broadcasting.

The scholarships will be awarded on May 21 at the annual Golden Quill Awards Dinner sponsored by The Press Club.

Candidates must be sophomores or juniors enrolled in an accredited college or university. They must be able to demonstrate why they should receive the award. Their primary residence must be in one of the 29 counties of Western Pennsylvania.

The scholarship money will be credited the winner’s account at their university or college. Deadline for applications is Feb. 1. The scholarship committee will review applications and select the deserving journalists. The winner will be notified by April 15.

An application can be downloaded from http://www.westernpapressclub.org or contact The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania at Engineers’ Building, 337 Fourth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or 412-281-7778, or pressclubwpa@yahoo.com.

For further information, contact Senior Deputy Managing Editor Rick Monti of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 512 Martindale Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, 412-380-5638 or rmonti@tribweb.com.

 

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