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 www.connect.smu.edu/forms 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:
sungmank@smu.edu

By phone:

214-478-4505

 

Past Recipients

2019  Madison Lopez "Human Trafficking Primary Prevention Education"
2019
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"