United Methodist Communications Stoody-West Fellowship

Deadline: March 15
Amount: $6,000

Description: The $6,000 Stoody-West Fellowships in religious journalism are offered in recognition of the work and lives of Dr. Ralph Stoody and Dr. Arthur West, who were leaders in public relations and information services in The United Methodist Church.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a United Methodist who intends to pursue a career in religion journalism and is enrolled in post-graduate study at a school in the United States. (The term “religion journalism” includes news writing for secular and church media and for church institutions. The committee will consider appropriate news and journalism forms, including electronic and broadcast media, as well as print.)

Applicants are judged on five criteria:

  • Christian commitment and involvement in the life of the United Methodist Church
  • Academic achievement as revealed by transcripts, grade point averages and the required letters of reference
  • Journalistic experience and/or evidence of journalistic talent
  • Clarity of purpose in plans and goals for the future
  • Potential professional ability as a religion journalist

Application: CLICK HERE

Stoody-West Fellowship Committee
United Methodist Communications
Communications Ministry Team
P.O. Box 320
Nashville, TN 37202-320
www.umcom.org/scholarships

Last Updated: 3/18/2011