Religion Newswriters Association offers a variety of training opportunities for reporters and editors, many of them free.

Scholarships & awards
The Lilly Scholarships in Religion for Journalists provides up to $5,000 to study any religion course at any accredited college, university or seminary, at any time. Scholarships cover expenses including tuition, registration fees and books. This page also features links to other scholarships and awards.

RNA membership
Religion Newswriters is the world’s only association for journalists who cover religion. As a member of RNA, you’ll have access to the tools, resources and support you need to be an effective religion reporter.

RNA annual conference
Each year, RNA brings together with the nation’s leading experts on spirituality for a three-day meeting filled with panels, networking, sponsored events, and our annual awards banquet announcing the winners of our contests in religion reporting.

Podcasts & regional seminars
Listen to our archived training sessions on China, Religion & Human Rights,  Covering Islam 101, Religion & Building Peace, and more.