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Scholarships available for journalism students

 

October 24, 2017



The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is taking applications for its 12th annual $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship as well as the $2,500 Press Club Scholarship awarded to aspiring journalists.

The awards are designed to encourage outstanding undergraduate journalism students in print, broadcasting and multimedia.

The scholarships will be awarded in May 2018 in Pittsburgh at the annual Golden Quills Awards Dinner sponsored by The Press Club.

Candidates must be current 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 PA.

The scholarship money will be credited to the winner’s account at their university or college. The winner also will receive a plaque in recognition of the award.

Deadline for applications is Feb. 1, 2018. The scholarship committee will review applications and select journalists. The winner will be notified by April 15.

An application can be downloaded from 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 scholarship committee chairman Rick Monti at rick.monti@gmail.com or 412-600-0606.

 

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