Youngstown Press Club Seeks Scholarship Applications

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Press Club is seeking applications for two $2,000 scholarships it will award in 2024.

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

The application deadline is April 1.

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.
  • Submit at least two writing or broadcast samples.

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

Applicants should provide examples of community involvement and commit to attending the Youngstown Press Club’s Sept. 25 Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet.

The application form is available HERE.

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

The Youngstown Press Club was re-established in 2018 to promote journalism and other communication-related professions in the Mahoning Valley.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.