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Educational Grants Committee

The Educational Grants Committee (formerly the Educational Loan Committee) provides funds for Friends of Baltimore Yearly Meeting to help support their post-secondary education.

Click to see the complete description of the Committee as it appears in the current Manual of Procedure.

Listed below are the current members of the Committee.

Katherine "Katie" Caughlan, Co-Clerk
Sandy Spring Friends Meeting
Betty Smallwood, Co-Clerk
Langley Hill Friends Meeting
Matthew Higgins
Friends Meeting of Washington
Genevieve Oei
Richmond Friends Meeting
Elizabeth "Betsy" Tobin
Frederick Friends Meeting

Educational Grants Available from Baltimore Yearly Meeting

The BYM Educational Grants Committee is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year. Grants may be applied to expenses associated with undergraduate attendance at accredited post-secondary educational institutions such as universities, colleges, professional and vocational schools. Attendance may be either full- or part-time. Grants will be awarded on the basis of financial need and the Committee’s assessment of an applicant’s statement of purpose. Grant limits are up to $2,000 per grantee per year, for a cumulative total of $8,000. Applications will be accepted between January 1, 2020 and April 24, 2020. Award decisions will be made in May. For further information or if you have questions, please contact the Yearly Meeting Office at 301-774-7663.

Click here to download the 2020-21 Application Form.

Visioning Project Report

In 2010 and 2011, Baltimore Yearly Meeting undertook a project to consider the vision of the Yearly Meeting community. As a part of that project, each committee was asked to respond to a set of queries that had been promulgated by the ad hoc Visiting Ministers Committee. The Educational Loan Committee's responses are available here.

Educational Grants Committee Annual Reports

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