Scholarship Database


  • PFLAG Howard County

    PFLAG Howard County offers one $2000 scholarship each spring to recognize outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered (LGBT) and straight ally students. This scholarship aims to encourage the pursuit of post-secondary education for self-identified LGBT and straight allies and foster a positive image of LGBT young adults in society. identified LGBT and straight allies and foster a positive image of LGBT young adults in society. Application packets, with outlined eligibility criteria, can be found on the PFLAG Howard County website.

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  • Team DC’s Student-Athlete Scholarship

    The Team DC Student-Athlete Scholarship is awarded to a self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) student-athlete who has made a contribution to the sport(s) he or she is a part of and, as a result of his or her contributions and involvement, has enhanced the perception of the LGBT community. Awards are made to graduating high school seniors in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area who will be attending a fully accredited two or four year college/university.  Candidates should demonstrate dedication to both academic and athletic excellence, as well as show promise of serving as a positive role model as a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individual. The Team DC Student-Athlete Scholarship will provide up to $2,000 of financial support to offset the cost of educational expenses including, but not limited to, tuition, housing, room and board or books. A minimum of one scholarship will be awarded annually in July of each year.

    Contact Information:

    Team DC
    Attn: Student-Athlete Scholarship Award Committee
    2910 Sycamore Street
    Alexandria, Virginia 22305

  • Rodler-Wood Scholarship

    Funds scholarships for full-time University of Maryland students with demonstrated interest and academic excellence in the field of LGBT studies.

    Contact Information:

    UM LGBT Studies Program
    2212 Marie Mount Hall
    College Park, MD 20742


  • UMD LGBT Scholarship Fund

    Funds scholarships for University of Maryland student who has promoted civil rights by working to end discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

    Contact Information:

    Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity
    0119 Cole Student Activities Building
    College Park, MD 20742-5025


  • Wanda Alston and Christopher Salazar Scholarships

    Open to all people at any educational level and under the age of 25. Eligibility is restricted to those residing in the District of Columbia Metropolitan area.

    Contact Information:

    Youth Pride Alliance
    P.O. Box 33161
    Washington, DC 20009


  • PFLAG Columbia/Howard County Scholarship

    The $1000 scholarship recognizes an outstanding LGBT or Ally student who is a Maryland resident and encourages the pursuit of post-secondary education.

    Contact Information:

    PFLAG Columbia/Howard County
    P.O. Box 1479
    Columbia, MD 21044


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