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Deadline nears for communications ministry scholarship and fellowship (UMCom)

UM Communications
Jan. 28, 2021

Nashville, TN – Persons interested in pursuing a career in religious communications are encouraged to explore education support offered by United Methodist Communications. Eligible parties have until March 15th to submit their applications for scholarship and fellowship consideration.

“We believe that it is vital to have professional communicators who reflect the diversity of the global United Methodist Church,” shares Gary Henderson, Chief Relationship Officer at United Methodist Communications. “Our fellowship and scholarship, named after communicators who exemplified excellence in communications ministry, provide critical training and experience for people interested in serving the church in this way.”

The agency’s annual education financial assistance options include:

The $6,000 Stoody-West Fellowship assists one United Methodist student in their post-graduate study at an accredited U.S. college or university who intends on pursuing a career in religious journalism.

The $2,500 Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students is awarded to an ethnic minority United Methodist undergraduate pursuing religion journalism or mass communications at an accredited U.S. college or university.

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