Episcopal Colleges Scholarship Available

[CUAC] The Episcopal Colleges Scholarship, sponsored by the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion (CUAC), is available to assist a graduating senior of an Episcopal school (with active membership in the National Association of Episcopal Schools) and who is accepted to and begins studies at one of the Episcopal colleges in the United States listed below:

  • Bard College, NY
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges, NY
  • Kenyon College, OH
  • St. Augustine College, Chicago, IL
  • St. Augustine’s College, Raleigh, NC
  • St. Paul’s College, VA
  • The University of the South, TN
  • Voorhees College, SC

Purpose and Criteria
The Episcopal Colleges Scholarship recognizes students who have been active Episcopalians in their school and/or home parish. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong record of academic achievement in the junior and senior years, outstanding leadership, and a commitment to worship and community life in their school and/or parish. Community service and social justice outreach are especially recognized.

A four-year scholarship will be awarded for $1,250 for the first year, renewable each year that the student remains in good standing at the institutions where enrolled, for a total of up $5,000 for four years.

Scholarship Applications
Applications are to be submitted the CUAC office and must include:

  • a letter of application
  • a completed application form (available below)
  • letters of recommendation from the head of the applicant’s school, from the student’s school chaplain or home parish rector, and from one of the faculty who has taught the applicant.
  • a current transcript.

Episcopal Schools Scholarship Committee
Colleges & Universities of the Anglican Communion
815 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Application Deadline
Applications must be received by February 1, 2012 for the following September. Applicants will be notified of award decisions on or about March 15, 2012.

Each scholarship award recipient must be accepted to and matriculate at the Episcopal college listed on her or his application. Upon matriculation, a scholarship award will be prepared by the CUAC office and made payable to the Episcopal college for tuition or residence fees. In order to receive the scholarship in subsequent years, the student’s college will be asked to send a letter notifying CUAC that the student remains enrolled, has made satisfactory academic progress, and is in good behavioral standing.