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Scholarships

Scholarships

Educational scholarships are available for young members of the diocese seeking higher education.

Read the description of each scholarship fund below for requirements, application deadlines and contact information.

Scholarship Funds

The Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE) scholarship program is open to all high school seniors who are actively engaged in the life, work and ministry of an Episcopal Congregation in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark. Application deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year: Friday, April 7, 2017.

The Gertrude Butts Fund, a non-profit corporation organized in 1929, and closely affiliated with the Diocese of Newark, seeks applicants for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Fund was established to carry out provisions of the will of George Butts in memory of his daughter Gertrude who died at the age of 14. Income from the fund is used to provide collegiate or vocational scholarship assistance to youth in need in the Diocese of Newark. Application deadline for 2017-2018 academic year: May 1, 2017.

Established by The Rt. Rev. George E. Rath, 7th Bishop of Newark, this education fund provides children of canonically resident clergy with extra financial assistance for college expenses at accredited four-year education institutions. Application deadline for 2017-2018 academic year: May 15, 2017.

The Rankin Scholarship has been suspended until further notice.

Established in 1980 in honor of Episcopal Church Women member Mary Rankin, this scholarship is open to members of an Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Newark, who are involved in church, and school and/or community activities and have applied for admission to an accredited institution of higher learning. Application deadline for the 2016-2017 academic year: April 15, 2016.