Fellowships send journalism students abroad [US]

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 in Journalism Basics

Graduate and undergraduate students studying in American universities and Americans studying abroad can apply for one of 16 scholarships or fellowships.

The Overseas Press Club Foundation is offering US$3,000 scholarships and funding for overseas experience.

The foundation pays travel and living expenses for interns in foreign bureaus at leading news organizations, including the Associated Press, Reuters, Bloomberg, GroundTruth Project, Wall Street Journal and Forbes and at foreign English-language media companies such as the South China Morning Post.  

Winners will also attend a reception in February 2020 in New York.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, a resume and a 500-word essay about a region or international issue on which the applicant would like to focus.

The deadline is Dec. 1.