The Barbara C. Harris Scholarship is Now Accepting Applications

The Diocese of Long Island’s Reparations Committee is now accepting applications for the Barbara C. Harris Scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be Black, African American, and/or Caribbean American and must be a direct descendant of African people who were enslaved in the United States or the Caribbean. Be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent resident status. Reside in the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island (Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk), be starting or continuing to pursue post-secondary education at an accredited college or university or advanced vocational or trade union training program. Applicants do not have to be Episcopalian. Successful applicants will demonstrate scholarly achievement, leadership skills, community involvement, and a commitment to continuing education.

Information about the scholarship can be found at The deadline for applications is March 31, 2024.