Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship for Social Justice
The Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship for Social Justice was established by the ECW Board in 2011 in honor of the work of Bishop John Bryson Chane. Grants are awarded yearly to graduating seniors in the Diocese of Washington who have an interest in social justice. The deadline for applications is
Students must be active members of an Episcopal church within one of the eight regions of the Diocese of Washington, demonstrate a commitment to social justice, have plans to attend college the fall after their graduation, and submit an application describing their interest. Applications must be completed online here or downloaded and mailed by March 31st to be considered.
A transcript showing a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.,
reference letter from the student's rector and a school administrator or counselor must also be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the address below. For further information or if you have questions, contact Karen Cassedy
The 2021 recipient is William Thorne from Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Silver Spring. He completed his senior year at Montgomery Blair High School this year and he will be attending Towson University in the Fall, majoring in Political Science/Communications.
The ECW Board is proud to have recognized him in the amount of $1000 and we wish him well in his first year of college.
Episcopal Church Women – Diocese of Washington
The Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship for Social Justice
Mount Saint Alban
Washington, DC 20016
2021 Chane Scholarship Recipient