Youngstown Press Club Seeks Applications for Scholarships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Press Club is seeking applications for the two $2,000 scholarships it will award this year.

The awards will go to college juniors or seniors living in the Mahoning or Shenango valleys who are majoring in journalism or a related field, including communications, broadcasting, marketing and public relations.

Applicants must live in Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Mercer or Lawrence counties, but they can be attending college elsewhere.

Applicants must submit proof of a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher; be entering their junior or senior year in the 2024-25 academic year; and submit at least two writing or broadcast samples.

Applicants should also provide examples of community involvement and commit to attend the Youngstown Press Club’s Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet on Sept. 25 at Stambaugh Auditorium.

The application form is available HERE. The deadline to apply is April 1.

The scholarships are funded by the Frank and Pearl Gelbman Foundation and by club membership dues, proceeds from club events and donations from individuals and the club’s corporate sponsors.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.