Welcome to the Foreign Press Association

Founded in 1918, the FPA is the pre-eminent non-governmental organization representing international journalists in the U.S.  With members from more than 50 countries, the FPA offers orientation and networking opportunities; news making and educational events that bring members together with political, business, and other leaders; and a range of valuable member benefits and services.

The FPA partners with corporations, non-profits, media organizations, and communications companies on events that meet the needs of its members.

The FPA Scholarship Fund contributes to the development of the next generation of international reporters. Over the last 20 years, thanks to the generosity of members and supporting companies, the FPA has awarded 75 scholarships to international graduate journalism students at the FPA’s Annual Dinner.  The Scholarship Fund has been supported by many major brands including Bayer Corporation, Bloomberg LP, Citi Group, UPS, Daimler, Proctor & Gamble, Prudential Financial, and Dow Jones.

The FPA’s Foreign Press Awards, has also honored individuals from the arts, sciences, politics and other fields., honorees have included: Albert Einstein, Tennessee Williams, Elizabeth Taylor, David Lean, Mike Nichols, Henry Kissinger, and Walter Cronkite.

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