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 this year is March 31, 2021.
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 for this year.
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 email@example.com or mailed to the address below. For further information or if you have questions, contact Carol Tyrance-Graves
The 2020 recipients include: India Elizabeth Berry from Christ Church, Georgetown. She graduated from Edmund Burke High School and will be attending Kenyon College.
Kelechi Ogbuokiri from Trinity Episcopal Church, DC. He graduated from Saint Albans School and will be attending Occidental College.
Caroline Thorne from Good Shepherd, Silver Spring. She graduated from Montgomery Blair High School and will attend the University of MD, College Park.
The ECW Board is proud to have recognized these young people in the amount of $1000 each and we wish them well in their 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
2020 Chane Scholarship Recipients