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Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101
Newport News, VA 23606-3071
757-423-8287 Main
800-582-8292 Toll Free
757-595-0783 Fax

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The diocesan offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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College Ministries

Department of College Ministries

The department of college ministries helps guide ministry initiatives for college-age persons in Southern Virginia, manages the Bishop Vaché Scholarship Fund and provides peer support for the campus chaplains and Canterbury Club programs of the diocese.

Campus Ministry Contacts

Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA
Chaplain Michael Burnett ucm@cnu.edu with the United Campus Ministries
Congregation of St. Stephen's, ststephens372@gmail.com

College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
The Rev. Charles Bauer, chaplain@brutonparish.org

Hampden Sydney College and Longwood University, Farmville, VA
Helen Scoville Pemberton, helenscoville@hotmail.com

Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA
The Rev. Harold Cobb & Congregation of Grace Church, gracechurchnorfolk@gmail.com

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
The Rev. Genevieve Nelson, nelson.genevieve@gmail.com

Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA
Congregation of St. Stephen's, ststephensepiscopal@verizon.net

Other Virginia Campus Contacts

Youth Missioner Megan Dern can assist you with contact information for Canterbury Programs in other parts of Virginia, mdern@diosova.org or 757-213-3393.


The C. Charles Vaché Scholarship Fund

Vache Scholarship Application
The Bishop Vaché Scholarships provide funds to assist low-income and minority college students in the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia. First-year students as well as returning college students are welcome to apply. Scholarship awards range from $500-$2500 per academic year.

Other Scholarships

Ridley Foundation Scholarship information can be found here.

Episcopal Church Women Scholarship information can be found here.