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Advocate offers college 2018-2019 scholarship for student at UM college

Advocate offers college 2018-2019 scholarship for student at UM college
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The South Carolina United Methodist Advocate invites applications for a $1,000 scholarship for United Methodist students who are planning to enroll or are already enrolled at one of the four United Methodist colleges in South Carolina: Claflin University, Columbia College, Spartanburg Methodist College or Wofford College.

The scholarship is available to students with an interest in business, communications or journalism.

Applications for the scholarship are due April 1.

The application must include the following:

  • A letter of application to address the applicant’s background, how the scholarship would help him or her in pursuing a college degree, and their view of the role of journalism in ministry. If there is a specific financial need, it should be specified in the letter of application.
  • A college transcript (or a high school transcript if the applicant is a rising freshman)
  • A letter from the pastor of the applicant’s local church or a college chaplain confirming that the applicant is a United Methodist and describing the applicant’s participation and contributions to the church or to campus ministry.

To apply, send the above to Jessica Brodie, editor of the Advocate, via email or U.S. mail, no later than April 1: or Advocate, Attn: Scholarship, 4908 Colonial Dr., Columbia, SC 29203.

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