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American Atheists Gay/Lesbian College Scholarship

Funds scholarships for students who are atheists, awarded primarily based on activism.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 5733
Attn: Scholarship
Parsippany, NJ 7054

908.276.7300

dsilverman@atheists.org

10,000 Degrees Sonoma County LGBT Rainbow Scholarship

LGBTQI students must be Sonoma County residents when they apply. Awards based on: Financial need; and demonstrated perseverance and motivation to attend and complete post-secondary school. Essay should address LGBTQI experience, perseverance through personal difficulty and motivation to complete college.

Contact Information

lcarreno@10000degrees.org

A. Gordon Rose Scholarship

Nova Southeastern University

Funds scholarships for CPS graduate psychology student committed to research and professional work to increase self and community accpetance for gay people.

Contact Information

Nova Southeastern University
Center for Psychological Studies
Fort Lauderdale, FL

954.262.5701

karol@nsu.nova.edu

Ackerman-Gemette Scholarship

Capital University Law School

The Ackerman-Gemette Scholarship provides financial assistance to law students interested in advancing the civil rights of LGBT Americans.

Contact Information

Capital University Law School
303 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215

614.236.6601

jstrick@law.capital.edu

Acorn Equality Fund Scholarships

Funds scholarships for LGBT students, allies or children of LGBT parents who have permanent residence in specific Illinois counties.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 6286
Peoria, IL 61650-6286

acorn1999@gmail.com

AfterCollege Analytics Student Scholarship

Data intelligence is becoming increasingly more important to organizations in all sectors. This scholarship supports current students developing the necessary skills for a career in Analytics through their studies. This is not an LGBT specific scholarship, and is open to anyone regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, etc

AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship

Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree (AA,AS, BA,BS, MS, PhD) in a field of business. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Not an LGBT specific scholarship. Open for anyone to apply 

Contact Information

98 Battery St
Ste 502
San Francisco, California 94111

(415) 263 13

AfterCollege Engineering Student Scholarship

Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree (AA,AS,AAS, BA,BS, MS, PhD) in a field of engineering. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Not an LGBt specific scholarship 

Contact Information

98 Battery St
Ste 502
San Francisco, California 94111

AfterCollege Finance & Accounting Student Scholarship

Open to currently enrolled students working toward a bachelor’s, master's or doctorate degree in: Accounting, Actuarial Sciences, Economics, Finance, Financial Management or related business majors. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Not an LGBT specific scholarship. 

AfterCollege Rehabilitative Therapies Student Scholarship

Open to currently enrolled students studying to be a PT, PTA, OT, OTA, SLP or Audiologist. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Not LGBT specific

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

Open to currently enrolled students working twd a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Not LGBT specific

ALLIES Scholarship for Student Leadership Development

Northern Michigan University

Funds scholarships for NMU student who has demonstrated leadership in or service to the GLBT community at NMU.

Contact Information

allies@nmu.edu

Anna & Hyman Greenberg Scholarship

Cornell University

This scholarship will support gay or lesbian students at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, or direct descendents of Anna and Hyman Greenberg seeking the same degree.

Contact Information

Office of Student and Academic Services
S2009 Schurman Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

607-253-3766

vetfinaid@cornell.edu

APIQWTC Scholarship

Funds two $400 scholarships for Asian Pacific Islander lesbian, bisexual, or queer women or transgender individuals pursuing technical/professional training or higher education.

Contact Information

scholarship@gapafoundation.org

Aqua Foundation for Women Family of Scholarships

Funds scholarships for residents in South Florida who have a history of leadership in the LBT community and plan to be an LBT leader in the future.

Contact Information

Aqua Foundation for Women
4500 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 340
Miami, Florida 33137

305.576.2782

scholars@aquafoundation.org

Arcus Endowment

University of California-Berkeley

Biennially funds a scholar-in-residence to teach a graduate seminar and present a lecture on topics which explore sexuality, sexual orientation, and the role of LGBTQ communities in the development of architecture and built environments.

Contact Information

University of California at Berkeley
230 Wurster Hall, #1820
Berkeley, CA 94720-1820

arcaward@berkeley.edu

Arlington Gay & Lesbian Alliance Scholarship Funds

Funds scholarships for Arlington, VA public high school seniors who are active in their school's gay/straight alliance.

Contact Information

Arlington Community Foundation
P.O. Box 100324
Arlington, VA 22210

info@agla.org

Asian and Pacific Islander Queer Sisters (APIQS) Scholarship

Funds Asian/Pacific Islander lesbians, bisexual females, and trans people (both MTF and FTM spectrum).

Associates in Behavioral Health Scholarship

Funds LGBTQ students pursuing graduate education in psychology, psychiatry, social work, or psychiatric nursing. Preference given to individuals with demonstrated financial needs and to those entering or already enrolled in an accredited graduate program.

Association of Latino Men in Action Scholarship

Gives two $1,000 scholarships to qualifying men who identify as gay, bisexual, queer, or transgender. Recipients must also be Illinois residents and of Latino/Hispanic origin or heritage.

Audre Lorde Scholarship Fund

The Audre Lorde Scholarship Awards are designed to recognize out* black lesbians making significant contributions to their communities. ZAMI NOBLA wants to support and encourage their continuing education by providing scholarships to those women enrolled in accredited technical, undergraduate and graduate programs.

*Out is defined as an acknowledgement of lesbian identify to self, and to family, friends, and community.

Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund

Funds needs-based scholarships for undergrad who is GLBT or the child of GLBT parents and is a resident of Oregon or southwest Washington.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 8854
Portland, OR 97207-8854

info@peacockinthepark.com

Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund

Funds needs-based scholarships for undergrad who is GLBT or the child of GLBT parents and is a resident of Oregon or southwest Washington.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 8854
Portland, OR 97207-8854

info@peacockinthepark.com

Barney Frank Equality Scholarship

Bridgewater State College

Provides emergency scholarship funds for Bridgewater students who have funding cut off by parents due to sexual orientation/gender identity.

Contact Information

Rondileau Campus Center, Room 006
Bridgewater State College
Bridgewater, MA 2325

508.531.1408

GLBTA@bridgew.edu

Barry H. Marshal Scholarship

Pennsylvania State University

Funds needs-based scholarships for students enrolled or planning to enroll at PSU who advocate for or contribute to the LGBT community.

Contact Information

Penn State LGBTA Resource Center
101 Boucke Building
University Park, PA 16802

805.863.1248

lgbta@psu.edu

BATTELLE/NOGLSTP Out to Innovate Scholarships

Funds scholarships for LGBT or ally students currently enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics related fields.

Berklee GLBT Leadership Fund

Berklee College of Music

Fund provides support to Berklee students working to benefit the LGBT community at Berklee and beyond.

Contact Information

GLBT Leadership Fund c/o Office of Cultural Diversity
MS-1140-DIV
Boston, MA 2215

617.747.2310

bugle@berklee.net

Bill Bendiner and Doug Morgenson Scholarship

Gives funds to GLBT students pursuing a career in human services, health sciences, or visual arts.

Bisexual Foundation Scholarship Award

The Bisexual Foundation Scholarship is an annual fund awarding up to $1000 per award to selected graduate students to advance research on the psychology of bisexuality. This new award recognizes the growing importance of research on bisexuality to the field of LGBT issues in psychology and offers concrete support and encouragement to emerging scholars in this field. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in a Department of Psychology at the graduate level. Applications from students in allied disciplines, such as social work and sociology, cannot be considered at this time.

Contact Information

div44.award.coordinator@gmail.com

Bobby Griffith Memorial Scholarship

Funds scholarship for Contra Costa County high school graduate who contributes to the community by improving the environment for GLBT youth.

Contact Information

1924 Grant Street, Suite 4
Concord, CA 94520

griffithfund@aol.com

Bobby Griffith Memorial Scholarship

Northern and Central California high schools

Since 1990, the Bobby Griffith Memorial Scholarships have been awarded to Contra Costa County high school graduates who contribute to the community by improving the environment for LGBTQ youth. There are many different kinds of scholarships offered through the eQuality scholarship collaboration 

 

Bobcat Pride Scholarship Fund

Texas State University

Funds scholarships for LGBT undergraduate and graduate students at Texas State University who have demonstrated academic achievement.

Boots & Ray Reed Scholarship

Funds $1,000 scholarship for a GLBT or allied student who is an Arizona resident and plans to enroll at or currently attends a post-secondary educational institution.

Contact Information

PFLAG Phoenix Scholarship Selection Committee
7550 N. 16th St. #6121
Phoenix, AZ 85020

602.361.5720

rgrove2468@live.com

Boseman-TenHuisen Scholarship

University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Funds scholarships for UNCW students who are members of B-GLAD.

Contact Information

601 South College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403

Bruce Miller and Dean LaVigne Trustee Scholarship

Pennsylvania State University

Funds needs-based scholarship for students enrolled or planning to enroll at PSU who have demonstrated an interest in advocating for or contributing to the LGBT community.

Contact Information

Penn State LGBTA Resource Center
101 Boucke Building
University Park, PA 16802

805.863.1248

lgbta@psu.edu

Bruce Wade Memorial Scholarship

University of California-Irvine

Funds scholarships for grad and undergrad UC Irvine students who contribute to improving the campus environment for LGBT students.

Contact Information

UCI Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Resource Center
106 Gateway Commons
Irvine, CA 92697-5125

949.824.3277

Bulldog Pride Scholarship Fund

California State University-Fresno

Funds scholarship for any entering, existing, or graduate Fresno State student demonstrating pride in the LGBT community.

Contact Information

Bulldog Pride Scholarship Fund, Fresno State Alumni Association
2625 E. Matoian Way, SH 124
Fresno, CA 93740

559.278.2586

probertson@fresnostatealumni.com

Cal Alumni Pride Leadership Scholarship

University of California-Berkeley

Funds four $1,500 scholarships for continuing UC Berkeley students who have demonstrated leadership in the LGBT community and have a strong record of academic excellence, volunteerism and achievement.

Contact Information

Cal Alumni Pride
PO BOX 193531
San Francisco, CA 94119

scholarship@calalumnipride.org

Cal Poly Pomona Pride Book Scholarship Award

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

Funds $150 to the Bronco Bookstore and is available to Cal Poly Pomona students.

Cal Poly Pomona Pride Center Scholarships

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

Funds scholarships for CSUP students based on leadership and activism in the LGBTQIA community.

Contact Information

The Pride Center
3801 West Temple Avenue, Bldg 26-107
Pomona, CA 91768

909.869.3064

pride@csupomona.edu

California Men’s Gatherings Scholarship Competition

Funds between $500 and $1000 to a gay male in Southern California who has excelled in and outside the classroom through scholarship, community service, and a committment to advancing the civil rights of the LGBT population.

Carlos Enrique Cisneros Scholarship

American University

Funds scholarships benefitting LGBT undergrad and grad students of disctinction at American University.

Contact Information

201 Mary Graydon Center
4400 Massachusetss Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8164

202.885.3347

glbta@american.edu

Carolinas Gay & Lesbian Scholarship

Duke University

Funds needs-based scholarships for gay or lesbian residents of North or South Carolina who attends Duke University and is involved in the community.

Contact Information

Duke U. Center for LGBT Life
02 West Union Building, Box 90958
Durham, NC 27708

919.684.6607

janie.long@duke.edu

Carolinas Gay & Lesbian Scholarship

Duke University

Funds needs-based scholarships for gay or lesbian residents of North or South Carolina who attends Duke University and is involved in the community.

Contact Information

Duke U. Center for LGBT Life
02 West Union Building, Box 90958
Durham, NC 27708

919.684.6607

janie.long@duke.edu

Catawba Valley Pride Scholarship

Catawba Valley Pride is pleased to be offering a scholarship for academic year 2014-2015. The scholarship funds $500 to a Catawba, Burke, Caldwell, Alexander, Iredell or Lincoln County resident and must be either a student who is LGBT or a straight ally. The applicant must demonstrate service to the LGBT community or a desire to serve the LGBT community. The applicant must be a high school senior.

CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship

Wayne State University

Provides financial support and hope to meritorious students in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts (CFPCA) who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT issues.

Contact Information

Lezlie Hart, CFPCA, Wayne State University
5104 Gullen Mall
Detroit, Michigan 48202

313.577.5337

l.hart@wayne.edu

Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of LGBT Concerns

University of Illinois-Chicago

Funds scholarships for graduate or undergraduate student at UIC who promotes a positive identity for LGBT students.

Contact Information

1180 Behavioral Sciences Bldg., M/C 369
Chicago, IL 60607

312.413.9862

Chrysler Fund Reaching Out MBA Scholarship

Funds scholarships nationwide for LGBT first year students enrolled or planning to enroll in a two-year graduate business school program.

Cleveland Youth Leadership Initiative

Dare2Care’s student/teacher leadership opportunity is part of an initiative by Dare2Care designed to support new and courageous conversations around, gender, sex, diverse identities, respectful communities, and discrimination. The leadership program is fully-funded, (including travel and accommodation), and provides 4 students and 2 teachers with the chance to develop their leadership skills in a creative, challenging, and culturally diverse environment.

Contact Information

440.835.0664

info@dare2careUSA.org

Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards

Each year, the Colin Higgins Foundation salutes and celebrates courage in the face of adversity and discrimination by awarding $10,000 individual grants to:

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two Spirit, Queeand Questioning youth activists(through age 20) who have transformed their experiences with bigotry and discrimination into opportunities to inspire others by taking action, rallying support, building community, and working to change the systems and institutions that impact their lives.

Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award winners receive: an individual grant of $10,000; a trip to Los Angeles for an honorary celebration with special guests; and an all expenses-paid trip to attend theNational Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change presented by the National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce in 2015.

Submission Guidelines

 

Mailed or faxed nominations MUST BE RECEIVED before Wednesday, February17th, 2013 OR SENT THROUGH THE ONLINE NOMINATION SYSTEM BY 5pm (Eastern Standard Time) ON THAT DATE. Before filling out this form, please note:

  1. Nominations MUST be received by:Monday February 17th 2014 at 5pm Eastern Standard Time.
  2. Nominations received after the due date/time will NOT be considered
  3. Self nominations are NOT accepted
  4. Multiple nominations of one nominee  ARE accepted
  5. Nominees must be 20 years or under at the time of nomination
  6. Awards are open to LGBTQ youth living in the US only
  7. Please do not call or email the Foundation regarding the status of your nomination

Contact Information

55 Exchange Place, Suite 402
New York, New York 10005

info@colinhiggins.org

Committee on LGBT History

The $200 Joan Nestle Prize is awarded every other year for the best undergraduate paper on LGBTQ history. The Gregory Sprague Prize is awarded every other year to a graduate student.

Contact Information

Harvard University
Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

617.495.3337

lekus@fas.harvard.edu

Compassionate Care Scholarship 

Funds LGBT students committed to offering compassionate support services to those dealing with illness, death, grief or trauma, especially where violent acts such as suicide must be addressed.

Cruden-Riggs Scholarship

University of Minnesota-Duluth

Funds needs-based scholarships for UMD students who have made supportive contributions to LGBT people and issues.

Contact Information

273 Darland Administration Bldg.
Duluth, MN 55812

qsu@d.umn.edu

CTA GLBT Safety in Schools Grants & Scholarships

Support projects and presentations that promote understanding and respect for GLBT persons.

Contact Information

650.552.5446

CU Boulder GLBT Scholarship Fund

University of Colorado-Boulder

Funds a scholarship for undergraduates who have a record of service in making CU Boulder a more hospitable place for GLBT people.

Contact Information

GLBT Resource Center, Willard Hall 227
Willard Hall 227, 103 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309

303.492.1377

glbtrc@colorado.edu

CUNY Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies Awards

City University of New York

Funds scholarships available to students in the CUNY system.

Contact Information

CLAGS, The Graduate Center / CUNY
365 Fifth Ave, Room 7115
New York, NY 10016

212.817.1955

clagsmembership@gc.cuny.edu

Dan Allen Memorial Scholarship

City College of San Francisco

Funds scholarship for publicly-identified gay, lesbian, or bisexual CCSF student.

Contact Information

Scholarship Office
50 Phelan Avenue Batmale Hall, L-366
San Francisco, CA 94112

415.239.3339

gsaucedo@ccsf.edu

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

Funds needs-based scholarships for students actively working toward peace and justice at an accredited institution.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 7307
New York, NY 10116-7307

information@davisputter.org

Deaf Queer Youth Scholarship

Funds a $500 scholarship for deaf lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer students who are out about their sexual orientation/identity. Candidates must be currently enrolled in high school or college, be under the age of 25, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. US Citizenship is required. Deaf Queer youth of color are especially encouraged to apply. Selection is based on a written or video essay.

Deloris Carter Hampton Scholarship

Funds women of color who have a demonstrated history of activism and/or leadership in the LGBTQ community and are pursuing a degree in education, women’s health, or dance.

Dennis Coleman Scholarship

Funds  LGBTQ students studying choral conducting or music with preference given to those committed to creating social change through music.

Dennis W. Cabaret Scholarship

Funds scholarships for residents of Orange County, CA who have completed 1 full year of post-high school education and whose roots of activism are evident in the OC lesbian & gay community.

Contact Information

12752 Garden Grove Blvd.
Suites 101/103/106
Garden Grove, CA 92843

714.534.0862

scholarshipsOC@thecenteroc.org

Derivative Duo Scholarship 

Funds LGBT residents of Washington studying mental health or human services.

Dillenkoffer Endowment Scholarship

Funds a four-year scholarship for GLBT students who are residents of Kansas or Missouri, have at least a 2.75 GPA and have made a difference through involvement in community and school activities.

Contact Information

The Dillenkoffer Endowment
10109 N. Lane Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64157-7863

866.465.2008

info@dillenkoffer.org

Dillenkoffer Endowment Scholarship

Funds a four-year scholarship for GLBT students who are residents of Kansas or Missouri, have at least a 2.75 GPA and have made a difference through involvement in community and school activities.

Contact Information

The Dillenkoffer Endowment
10109 N. Lane Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64157-7863

866.465.2008

info@dillenkoffer.org

Disability Awareness Scholarship

MilitaryVALoan.com is pleased to offer scholarships in support of disability awareness. Every year, a prospective or current college student will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with the costs associated with attending school.

Applicants should submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words about how they or someone they knew overcame disability to do something great. This year’s potential award winners will be judged by the editorial staff of MilitaryVALoan.com and selected on February 10th, 2015. Applications for this scholarship period will close one month prior to the announcement date on January 10th, 2015.

Applications are welcome and accepted from anybody who meets the Application requirements. Whether or not you have a disability, we would love to review your application, as the scholarship is not restricted – only meant to bring awareness.

Disability ScholarshipsMilitaryVALoan.com is proud to support the advancement of disability awareness and hopes to be able to contribute to continued disability support and improving the schooling of those with disabilities.

Please review the Application Requirements and submit all necessary information if you wish to apply. Applications, questions and any inquiries should be sent to scholarship@MilitaryVALoan.com.

Scholarship Details and Requirements

Premise:
$1,000 annual scholarship to be awarded to applicant chosen.
Scholarship shall benefit any person 17 years of age or older who is currently accepted to a college program but not yet started, or any current undergraduate or graduate student who is currently enrolled in and attending an institution of higher education.
Requirements:

  • Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age and be accepted to and/or attending a full-time higher education program at an accredited institution of learning.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA based on the previous year’s academic performance.
  • Application Process
  • Download the Scholarship Application Here. Download Application
  • Attach the completed application in an email, and send to scholarship@MilitaryVALoan.com.
  • Selection
  • Once the winner is decided and notified of the award, he/she will receive a mailed a W9 tax form to be completed and returned.  Upon return of the W9 form, the scholarship check will be delivered to their address. The winner of the scholarship award will be fully responsible for the taxes incurred from receiving the award.
  • MilitaryVALoan.com will not contact individual applicants unless they are the scholarship recipient. Applicants should visit our website after the closing date to verify the winner.

Contact Information

scholarship@MilitaryVALoan.com

DISCO Interdisciplinary Minors Scholarship

The Ohio State University

The Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU (DISCO) offers several scholarships to support students who are enrolled in any of the DISCO interdisciplinary minors, including the Sexuality Studies minor. Approximately five scholarships of $500 each will be awarded.

Contact Information

moddelmog.1@osu.edu

Diversity Promotion within Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered (“GLBT”) Community Scholarship

Butler University

Funds scholarship to provide financial support for LGBT Butler undergraduate students.

Contact Information

Office of Student Affairs, Atherton Union 200
4600 Sunset Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208

317.940.9381

dbarrick@butler.edu

Donald O. Coffman Scholarship

Funds current and future LGBTQ and straight-ally leaders and role models.

Dowers Family Scholarships

Funds two $750 scholarships for GLBT or allied students who are Arizona residents and plan to enroll at or currently attend a post-secondary educational institution.

Contact Information

PFLAG Phoenix Scholarship Selection Committee
7550 N. 16th St. #6121
Phoenix, AZ 85020

602.361.5720

rgrove2468@live.com

Dr Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications

Awards $5,000 annually for up to two candidates pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies who have demonstrated a commitment to community service or used the visual arts or media to convey culturally-appropriate health messages on behalf of a disadvantaged population.

Contact Information

Adams Scholarship Fund
1724 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

202.454.5920

adamsscholarship@americanlegacy.org

Dr. Connell Persico Scholarship

Alliant International University in California

Alliant International University in California will award the Dr. Connell Persico Scholarship of at least $2,500 to a student who is making or has made significant contributions to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community.

Contact Information

finaid@alliant.edu

Elliot Jones Scholarship for GLBT Activism

University of Alabama

Funds scholarships for University of Alabama grad or undergrad students who demonstrate commitment to and support for GLBT students on campus.

Contact Information

David Ford ATTN: GLBTA Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 870225
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

205.348.9764

capstonealliance@bama.ua.edu

Emory GALA Leadership Award

Emory University

Funds $2500 scholarship for an undergraduate student who has demonstrated leadership to positively impact the LGBTQ communities at Emory University.

Contact Information

246E Dobbs University Center
P.O. Box 24075
Atlanta, GA 30322

404.727.2136

mshutt@emory.edu

EMU Stonewall Scholarship

Eastern Michigan University

Funds scholarships for undergrad or grad EMU student who has demonstrated leadership and/or involvement in promoting a positive gay/lesbian environment.

Contact Information

Eastern Michigan University
Stonewall Scholarship Committee, 701 Pray Harrold
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

734.487.3393

kmehuron@emich.edu

Enrichment Scholarships

Elmhurst College

Elmhurst College places a high value on the diversity of its student body. In fact, we’ve created a scholarship specifically for members of underrepresented groups, including LGBT students. The enrichment scholarship offers a one-third reduction in tuition to students who qualify. More than that, it underscores our commitment to embracing and supporting students of every description. The enrichment scholarship is renewable with the maintenance of a 2.50 grade-point average and full-time enrollment

Contact Information

Office of Financial Aid
Elmhurst College
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3296

630.617.3075

finaid@elmhurst.edu

Equality Leadership Fund Scholarship

Awards $1,000 to Utah students pursuing secondary education who have demonstrated leadership in advancing equality for LGBT people.

eQuality Scholarship

The eQuality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. Scholarships may be used for post-secondary education at accredited institutions - colleges, universities, and trade schools. Some of the scholarships are specifically for nursing or medical school.

Contact Information

info@equalityscholarship.org

Equity Foundation Scholarships

The Equity Foundation provides a host of various scholarships that you can apply for. To be eligible for our scholarships, students must be:

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered or the child of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered parent(s);
  • Students in Oregon and Southwest Washington; In need of financial assistance and able to provide clear financial need statements;
  • Be accepted for enrollment or enrolled in an accredited educational program beyond the secondary level which has an established non-discrimination policy that includes sexual and gender minority groups;
  • Able to provide supporting evidence to prove they are capable of successfully completing a degree program.

Here are other points to consider:

  • The majority of our scholarship deadlines fall in May.
  • We’ll be posting 2014 scholarship applications at the beginning of February.
  • Basic information to have ready for most scholarship applications include: transcripts, letters of recommendation and a statement of financial need. Personal statements are also requested for all applications.
  • Scholarships have been previously awarded to students who have more than six months of experience as activists or who have otherwise demonstrated leadership within the LGBTQ community, have a GPA above 3.0, and have a clear financial need statement.

Eugene Moore Memorial Scholarhip

Funds scholarships specifically for LGBT students who are active in the LGBT community and plan to attend or are current students at an institution of higher education.

Contact Information

PFLAG Tucson Scholarship Application
P O Box 36264
Tucson, Arizona 85740-6264

520.360.3795

pflagtuc@pflagtucson.org

First Friday Breakfast Club Scholarship

Provides $2,500 scholarships for LGBT and Allied high school seniors entering college who have demonstrated an effort to combat homophobia and are residents of Iowa.

Contact Information

Jonathan Wilson, c/o FFBC
215 10th Street, Suite 1300
Des Moines, IA 50309

515.266.7638

alvanlin@yahoo.com

First Friday Breakfast Club Scholarship

FFBC awards annual scholarships to outstanding Iowa high seniors who fight homophobia and educate their schools and/or communities about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues. Academic excellence, extracurricular activities and community involvement also factor into the awards.

The scholarships are $2,500 each. The number of awards varies each year based on the number and quality of applicants and the funds available.

Applicants must be Iowa residents and plan to pursue post-secondary education. There is no restriction on the type or location of the institution where post-secondary education is obtained. Scholarships are awarded without regard to sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, race, religion, marital status or employment status of the prospective recipient.

Contact Information

Jonathan Wilson, FFBC President
c/o DavisBrown Law Firm
215 10th St, Suite 1300
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Phone: (515)

info@ffbciowa.org

Follansbee

Funds college LGBTQI identifying freshman and high school seniors from the Sacramento area attending college in the fall.

Fund for Lesbian and Gay Scholarships (FLAGS)

 This fund provides financial assistance to gay, lesbian, and bisexual
                                students involved in the community. The scholarship amount varies and
                                depends on financial need. The deadline is mid-September for the current
                                school year. 

                                The fund's Youth Project Scholarship Program also awards grants to
                                tenth and eleventh graders who plan to pursue postsecondary education.
                                The scholarship is awarded based on financial need, academic
                                achievement, and school or community involvement. The scholarship
                                amount varies. The deadline is mid-January.

                                For more information about either of these programs, or an application,
                                send a self-addressed stamped envelope to
                                Whitman-Brooks
                                The Scholarship Fund
                                PO Box 48320
                                Los Angeles, CA 90048-0320
                                Phone: 1-213-650-5752

Contact Information

Whitman-Brooks
P.O. Box 48320
Los Angeles, CA 90048-0320

213.650.5752

GALA-ND/SMC Leadership Scholarship

University of Notre Dame & St. Mary's College

This annual scholarship sends a ND or St. Mary's College student to Campus Pride Leadership Camp over the summer. Provided by GALA-ND/SMC, in honor of Michael Lyons, a ND student who ended his own life in response to homophobia.

Contact Information

secretary@galandsmc.org

GALAA Scholarships

Funds scholarships for Los Angeles students who have shown a commitment to the advancement of civil rights in the LGBT community.

Contact Information

GALAA
3510 Garden Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90039

GALAS Scholarship

Funds a $1000 scholarship for LGBT students of Armenian decent who are actively involved in an organization that benefits the LGBT community and are attending a college or university in California.

Contact Information

8721 Santa Monica Blvd
Box #654
West Hollywood, CA 90069

galas@galasla.org

Gammu Mu Foundation Scholarships

Funds scholarship for gay men who are either living in or have come from a rural area and plan to attend a post-secondary institution or a vocational program.

Gay Asian Pacific Alliance/George Choy Memorial Scholarship

Funds scholarships for LGBT Asian & Pacific Islanders who are Bay Area residents entering their 1st or 2nd semester of higher education.

Contact Information

Gay Asian Pacific Alliance
P.O. Box 421884
San Francisco, CA 94142-1884

hao@gapa.org

Gender Alliance of the South Sound Scholarship Fund

Opportunities for gender identity minorities are in short supply, and the need for positive role models acute. This fund is intended to celebrate the achievements of individuals with "gender identity" minority status.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 496 98335
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

contact@southsoundgender.com

Gender Alliance of the South Sound Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded to out transgender individuals and is based on a combination of achievements in the areas of academic excellence, leadership, extra-curricular activities, and on financial need.

Contact Information

The Rainbow Center
741 St. Helens Ave.
Tacoma, Washington 98402

253-383-2318

contact@southsoundgender.com

Gill Fellowship for GWU Semester in Washington

George Washington University

Funds scholarships for GLB students to participate in George Washington University's Semester in Washington program.

Contact Information

GWU Semester in Washington
1922 F St., NW Ste.404B
Washington, DC 20052

800.367.4776

Gill Foundation Scholarship

Funds scholarships for GLBT students with past involvement in GLBT issues who are attending Colorado colleges. For more information, contact your college's financial aid office or dean of students office.

GLBA Santa Barbara Scholarship

Provides financial aid to LGBT undergrad or grad students enrolled in post-secondary institutions in Santa Barbara County.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 90907
Santa Barbara, CA 93190-0907

glba@prideguide.net

GLBT LEAP scholarship

The GLBT Leadership Education & Advocacy Program works to support youth and nurture the development of leaders in the GLBT community.

Contact Information

GLBT Leadership Education & Advocacy Program, Inc.
3824 Cedar Springs Road, #417
Dallas, TX 75219

214-821-GLBT

info@glbtleap.org

GLBTA Scholarship in Honor of Mary Finley and Dan Emenheiser

University of North Texas

Funds scholarships for LGBTA UNT students who have demonstrated interest in promoting diversity.

Contact Information

University of North Texas, Division of Equity and Diversity
Administration Building 175, P.O. Box 310397
Denton, TX 76203

940.565.2456

ally@unt.edu

GLFSA Scholarship Committee

Michigan State University

Funds scholarships for MSU studentswho have contributed to the LGBT community.

Contact Information

302 Student Services
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48826

517.355.8286

http://lbgtrc.msu.edu/scholarships.htm

Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence

The Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence is an integral part of our diversity recruiting effort, helping to attract Black, Latino, and Native American undergraduate sophomore and junior students to careers in Finance. The Scholarship is a reflection of our Business Principles and is awarded to recognize outstanding students and the achievements they have made.

Contact Information

Yannil Estrella
Goldman Sachs
200 West Street, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10282

Iris.Birungi@gs.com

Grand Valley State University LGBT Scholarship

Grand Valley State University

Funds scholarship for an LGBT or ally GVSU student based in part on the student's support of LGBT students, issues and concerns.

Contact Information

Scholarship Selection Committee, c/o Gary Van Harn - 130 LOH
Grand Valley State University, 1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401

616.331.2781

vanharng@gvsu.edu

Greater Boston PFLAG Scholarships

Funds scholarships for graduating Massachusetts high school senior planning to attend an institution of higher education.

Contact Information

Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 541619
Waltham, MA 02454-1619

781.891.5966

pflagsafeschools@aol.com