The Foreign Press Foundation, the affiliate arm of the Foreign Press Association, has been the conduit for both global and national corporations to support the education and development of professional journalists for the realities of today’s media industry.
The Foreign Press Foundation enhances the Foreign Press Association’s mission since its establishment in 1918. Over the past 24 years, thanks to the generosity of supporting companies, eighty-eight scholarships have been awarded to foreign graduate journalists committed to pursuing their master’s level studies in the United States. By providing scholarships to these international graduate journalists, the Foundation positions education as the cornerstone of professional journalism.
In an era when the so-called “fake news" has been proliferating in the public and media sphere through the unlimited and unmonitored online sources of information, the Foreign Press Foundation has been successfully and consistently pursuing the goal of placing education and professionalism in the epicenter of journalism.
Since its establishment in 1993, on the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the Foreign Press Association, the Foreign Press Foundation has been supporting the role of foreign correspondents based in the United States as well as taking action to develop a new generation of international professional journalists who make a significant difference in the rapidly changing world of journalism and communications.
In memory of KIM WALL(1987-2017) First Place Awardee in the 2013 Foreign Press Association Scholarship Awards.
Kim Wall (center), First Place Awardee in the 2013 FPA Scholarship Fund, at the May 9, 2013 Awards Dinner in New York City, surrounded by the other awardees, from left: Joanna Nurmis (ex Margueritte-Giecewicz), Silvia Higuera, Anders Melin, and Jamie Lee.