Youngstown Press Club to give $2,000 scholarships

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YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown Press Club will award $2,000 scholarships to college juniors or seniors from the Mahoning or Shenango valleys who are studying journalism or a related field. 

One of these awards will go to a journalism major and the other to a student of public relations, marketing, broadcasting or another communications-related field. 

Applicants must: 

* Submit proof of a 3.0 or higher grade point average. 

* Be entering their junior or senior year of college. 

* Submit at least two writing or broadcast samples. 

* Meet the June 30 application deadline. 

* Reside in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Mercer or Lawrence counties, but they may be attending college elsewhere. 

Applicants should provide examples of community involvement. 

The application form is at

After completing that form, applicants should download it to their computers and e-mail the form and all attachments to

Scholarship recipients are encouraged to attend the Youngstown Press Club’s Sept. 7 Hall of  Fame and Awards Banquet at Stambaugh Auditorium. 

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


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