Award
THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline April 27, 2012
Decision Date
Ceremony Date
Entry Fee (See Details)
Monetary or Material Award (See Details)

About the Award

The Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award is presented to the undergraduate journalist, columnist, editorial writer or reporter who best reflects the spirit of Mr. Breindel's writings: love of country and its democratic institutions as well as the commitment to preserve the freedoms that allow such institutions to flourish.

The award, which began in 2006, offers winners a cash prize of $10,000, as well as a paid internship of his or her choice at either Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, or the New York Post. In addition, residential housing in New York City for non-New York residents will be provided for the winner for the duration of the internship position.

Notable Winners

2011/2012
Angela Hunt, University North Carolina, Wilmington

2010/2011
Charles Johnson, Claremont McKenna

2009/2010
John-Clark Levin, Claremont McKenna

2008/2009
Carl Kelm, Stanford University

Jury

Monetary/Material Award Details

• A cash award of $10,000

• A paid internship at either Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, or The New York Post

• Free housing will be provided for winners from outside of the New York City area

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be an undergraduate student at an accredited college or university in the United States at the time the submitted pieces were written. Graduating seniors are eligible.

Entry Fee Details

Required Material

We are looking for work which best reflects the spirit of Mr. Breindel's writings—love of country and its democratic institutions—as well as the commitment to preserve the freedoms that allow such institutions to flourish. These themes are applicable to campus topics—personal experience or contemporary philosophical thought.

• Submissions—editorials, columns or news stories—must have been published in the 2011-2012 academic year.
• If a team was involved in the writings, only one name should appear on the entry form.
• Only articles that were written for a school sanctioned university publication or website can be submitted.
• Applicants must be an undergraduate student at an accredited college or university in the United States at the time the submitted pieces were written. Graduating seniors are eligible.
• Applicants may submit no more than two pieces for consideration.
• The winner will receive the opportunity to begin a paid internship at either Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, or The New York Post.
• Free housing will be provided for those from outside of the New York City area.
• The winner must begin the internship within a year of being selected.
• The entries must be postmarked or submitted online by Friday, April 27, 2012. The winner will be announced in June 2012 by a panel of judges appointed by the Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation.

Entry Format

Apply now using our online form. If you prefer, you may download our application form (PDF) and submit it via snail mail.

Mail submissions with entry form to:

Martin Singerman
c/o Sheila Malecki
Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation
1211 Avenue of the Americas, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Contact Information

Martin Singerman
c/o Sheila Malecki
Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation
1211 Avenue of the Americas, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Contact form: http://www.ericbreindel.org/

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