The Scott M. Gibson Emerging Scholars Grant

Scott M. Gibson Emerging Scholars Grant

Gibson Photo 16-BFrom its founding in 1997, the Evangelical Homiletics Society has been committed to cultivating rising scholars in the field of homiletics. The Emerging Scholars Grant is a means for the Society to assist and encourage developing scholars fund their education. Awardees of this grant represent the best in current graduate educational scholarship in homiletics.  A informational flyer in pdf format can be downloaded here.

  • This scholarship is open to all members of EHS enrolled at the DMin or PhD level of graduate study;
  • The submission must focus on research regarding a relevant issue in homiletics;
  • The length of the research will be 15,000 – 20,000 words, follow the current JEHS style guide for articles;
  • The target readers are evangelical professors of homiletics;
  • The student must submit the research to by the stated deadline 30 April 2019;
  • photo-1437751068958-82e6fccc9360A jury of EHS members will evaluate the essay “blindly” based on relevance to the teaching of biblical preaching and the EHS confessional statement, and determine a recipient;
  • The Board will notify the students of the decisions at least 90 days prior to the EHS annual conference;
  • Recipient will be recognized at the annual EHS conference, may be given an option of presenting the research during the EHS annual conference and possibly published in a future issue of the JEHS;
  • Cash scholarship of first place = $2,000, plus registration fees and meals to attend the EHS conference

Past Winners

2018 – Joshua Peeler, “A Stylistic Analysis of African American Cultural Distinctions in the Preaching of Robert Smith, Jr.”
2017 – Alex Kato, “The Theology behind the Books We Choose”
2016 – Nathan Wright, “The Viceregal Homiletic”