Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship for Journalism or Communication Program

Applications for the the Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship are now being accepted. This scholarships is exclusively open to United Methodist ethnic minority student who are currently pursuing education in the area of journalism and communication in the United States.

Scholarship Description
The Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a scholarship for undergraduate study of religion journalism or mass communications. It recognizes of the work of Leonard M. Perryman, a journalist for The United Methodist Church for nearly 30 years.

Award Value
The winner will receive $2,500.

Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in Journalism and communication.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in the United States.

Eligibility and Criteria
Applicants must be a United Methodist ethnic minority student enrolled at the junior or senior level in the journalism or communications department of an accredited college or university in the United States.

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

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S. citizens are welcome to apply.

Submission Deadline
15 March every year.

Website and Application Link

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