The Peter O.E. Bekker Memorial Scholarship is offered in memory of the New York Press Club's longtime Consulting Director, who died in August of 2016, following a valiant battle with cancer. Peter's family has created a scholarship fund to aid young journalists.
This scholarship is available to undergraduate Journalism majors and students completing their Masters in Journalism in New York.
Two scholarships will be awarded, one in the amount of $5000 and one for $3000. The winners will be announced before Labor Day. The winners will also be asked to attend the New York Press Club's Journalism Conference luncheon on September 7 to accept their award.