Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life

The Cooper/McElvaney Peace and Justice Fellowship

The Cooper McElvaney Peace and Justice Fellowship aims to provide undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to deepen their understanding of social justice work with a faith-based organization in their discipline. The Fellow may choose either a service or a research-based project. The student will be responsible for project design under the guidance of the Chaplain’s office or a faculty mentor. The student will be to complete a total of 100 hours of research or service and will make a presentation at a luncheon in the Fall semester.

Stipend: $2000

To apply please click on the link to go to and search for the Cooper McElvaney Fellowship form.
Applications due April 22, 2020.

For inquiries contact Sungman (Tyler) Kim, Program Coordinator

In person:
Office of the Chaplain, HTSC Suite 316B

By email:

By phone:



Past Recipients

2019  Madison Lopez "Human Trafficking Primary Prevention Education"
Tannah Oppliger "Youth Empowerment Program: Tools for Educational Access:
2018  Greg Guggenmos "Community Bail Fund of North Texas"
2018  Rachel Mumaw "The Experiences of LGBTQ+ People in the Christian Religion"
2017 Hannah Sutton "St. Benedict's Chapel: Feeding Body and Soul"
2016 T.I. Atkins "The Sandwich Windup: An Examination of Responsible Christian Outreach in the Twenty-first Century"
2015 Veronica Davis "Proposal: Robert O. Cooper and William K. McElvaney Peace and Justice Fellowship"