2023 Maranatha Scholarships
Maranatha at Riverside seeks to foster greater understanding and equity for LGBTQI people and their allies. There are two scholarships currently open for students. Click the links below to learn more about the John Fiske Robson Scholarship Award and The Edgar Richards Scholarship Award.
The deadline for applying is June 17, 2023.
John Fiske Robson Scholarship Award
John joined The Riverside Church in the early 1970s and was a founding member of Maranatha. He served as Treasurer for several years and relished the role of “cash box custodian” at numerous Maranatha events. He continued as an active member until his death in 2013. John was a generous individual, specifying that his life insurance proceeds go to a number of charitable projects, one of which is the John Fiske Robson Music Scholar Award.
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The Edgar Richards Scholarship Award
Edgar Richards fell in love with The Riverside Church and was a leader in the Maranatha ministry, bringing the concerns of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community to The Riverside Church in the form of education and action, while providing fellowship and spiritual community.