Scholarships for American Indians

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LEONARD M. PERRYMAN COMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP FOR ETHNIC MINORITY STUDENTS

United Methodist Communications

Attn: Communications Resourcing Team

810 12th Avenue South

P.O. Box 320

Nashville, TN 37202-0320

(615) 742-5481                                         Toll-free: (888) CRT-4UMC

Fax: (615) 742-5485

E-mail: scholarships@umcom.org

Web: crt.umc.org/interior.asp?ptid=44&mid=10270

Purpose - To provide financial assistance to Native American and other minority United Methodist college students who are interested in careers in religious communications.

Eligibility - This program is open to United Methodist ethinic minority students enrolled in accredited institutions of higher education as juniors or seniors. Applicants must be interested in preparing for a career in religious communications. For the puposes of this program, "communications" is meant to cover audiovisual, electronic, and pront journalism. Selection is based on Christian commitment and involvment in the life of the United Methodist church, academic achievement, journalistic experience, clarity of purpose, and professional potential as a religious journalist.

Financial data - The stipend is $2,500 per year.

Duration - 1 year.

Additional information - The scholarship may be used at any accredited institution of higher education.

Number awarded - 1 each year.

Deadline - March of each year.