PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is extending the deadline for applications for its 13th annual $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship as well as the $2,500 Press Club of Western Pennsylvania Scholarship awarded to aspiring journalists.
The awards are designed to encourage outstanding undergraduate journalism students in print, broadcast and multimedia.
The new deadline is Feb. 28, 2019. The scholarship committee will review applications and notify the winners by April 15, 2019. The scholarships will be awarded on May 29, 2019, at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh at the Golden Quill Awards ceremony.
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 Pennsylvania (see list below).
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.
An application can be downloaded from www.westernpapressclub.org or contact The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania at Engineers' Building, 337 Fourth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or 412-281-7778 or email@example.com or PressClubScholarship@gmail.com.
For further information contact scholarship committee chairman Rick Monti at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-600-0606.
The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is a nonprofit organization comprising news media and public relations professionals, community leaders, academicians and other professionals devoted to first-rate communication. Members of The Press Club are dedicated to raising the quality of public discourse in Western Pennsylvania, keeping the region vital and relevant. It provides a setting, atmosphere, and programming that aim to further communication among media-related professionals and interested members of the general public. Encouraging and supporting journalism students in the region is also a priority. For membership information, contact The Press Club at 412-281-7778.
Counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria , Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland.
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