Scholarships

Stoody-West Fellowship
Graduate study in religious journalism

Applications are due by March 15, 2009, for the $6,000 Stoody-West Fellowship in religious journalism offered in recognition of the work and lives of Dr. Ralph Stoody and Dr. Arthur West, leaders in public relations and information services in The United Methodist Church.

The fellowship will assist one United Methodist student in graduate study at an accredited U.S. college or university who intends to pursue a career in religious journalism.

The purpose of the fellowship is to enhance the recipient's professional competence and thereby help to perpetuate the standards exemplified by Ralph Stoody and Arthur West. Religious journalism is interpreted to include news writing for secular press, church press and for church institutions. The committee will consider appropriate news and journalism forms, including electronic and broadcast media, as well as print.

To apply:
  1. Submit your application form and all supporting documentation (as stated in the Application Instructions) by the March 15, 2009 deadline.
  2. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
You will need the free software, Adobe Acrobat Reader, to download, complete and/or print the Application Instructions and Online Application Form. Click here to download this free software.
 
For more information, contact the Communications Resourcing Team at 888-278-4862 or send an email to scholarships@umcom.org.
 

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Ethnic Minority Students
Undergraduate study of religion journalism or mass communications

Applications are due by March 15, 2009, for the $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate study of religion journalism or mass communications. The scholarship is offered in recognition of the work of Leonard M. Perryman, a journalist for The United Methodist Church for nearly 30 years.

The scholarship assists an undergraduate United Methodist student, enrolled as a junior or senior in an accredited U.S. college or university, who intends to pursue a career in religion journalism or mass communications.

The Perryman Scholarship promotes excellence by helping students continue their studies in communication, including such media as audio/visual, electronic and print journalism.

To apply:
  1. Submit your application form and all supporting documentation (as stated in the Application Instructions) by the March 15, 2009 deadline.
  2. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
You will need the free software, Adobe Acrobat Reader, to download, complete and/or print the Application Instructions and Online Application Form. Click here to download this free software.
 
For more information, contact the Communications Resourcing Team at 888-278-4862 or send an email to scholarships@umcom.org.
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