Scholarship Database

State

  • TSER Trans Visibility Scholarship

    The Trans Student Visibility Scholarship highlights the activism of one trans youth who has made significant change to the trans community through visibility or media-based organizing.

    Eligibility:
    • Has made contributions to the trans community through visibility/media work

    Contact Information:

    TSER@transstudent.org

  • TSER Trans Student of Color Scholarship

    The Trans Student of Color Scholarship highlights the activism of trans youth of color whose work focuses on intersection of race and gender identity and is working to end racism and transphobia.

    Eligibility:
    • Is a trans person of color
    • Has made contributions to the trans people of color community

    Contact Information:

    TSER@transstudent.org

  • TSER Trans Activism Scholarship

    The Trans Activism Scholarship highlights the activism of trans students whose work has helped make it better for other trans students.

    General Eligibility Rules and Requirements:
    • Student will be enrolled in an accredited nonprofit United States college for the 2015-2016 school year (you may also request deferment for up to 1 year).
    • Openly identifies as trans, gender diverse, two spirit, Hijra, and/or within the trans community (please contact us if you feel that you/your identity should also be included in this list)
    • Has made contributions to the trans community in some way
    • Is not someone and is not related to someone who works at or volunteers for Trans Student Education Resources (TSER)
    • Can be documented or undocumented

    Contact Information:

    TSER@transstudent.org

  • Gamma Mu Foundation Scholarships

    The Gamma Mu Foundation awards $19,000 in individual scholarships to gay men who want to continue their education beyond high school at a college, university, or through a vocational or professional training program. The program supports a wide range of educational options, including vocational and technical training, as well as Associate's, Bachelor's and graduate degrees. The deadline is March 31.

    Contact Information:

    The Gamma Mu Foundation
    PO Box 23520
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-3520

    scholarships@gammamufoundation.org

  • The Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship Fund

    The Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship provides financial assistance to third-year and fourth-year law students who wish to advance equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.

    Contact Information:

    5032315759

  • GLBT of Hunterdon County of NJ Scholarship Essay

    A $500 college scholarship will be given to an entering college freshman of fall 2015, and made out to the entering college with the students name. Essay topics include: Where would you want to see the GLBT community progress to in 10 years? What prominent member of the GLBT community inspired you the most and why?

    Contact Information:

    908-300-1236

  • UMKC LGBTQIA Leadership Scholarship

    The UMKC LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and ally) Leadership Scholarship supports all students regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and sex, who are or will be enrolled in any degree program at UMKC.

    Contact Information:

    5100 Cherry St. Suite 320
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    United States

    816-235-1639

    lgbtqia@umkc.edu

  • 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

  • MyMortgageInsider.com Next Step Scholarship

    If you wish to apply, please review the application requirements and submit all the information to scholarships@mymortgageinsider.com

    Interested applicants should submit a 500-1000 word essay describing what they hope to accomplish with their degree.  Applicants and potential scholarship winners will be critiqued by the editorial staff at MyMortgageInsider.com and selected annually on Sept 10th,  Applications for this year’s award are due by Aug 10th, 2014.

    Applications are open to anybody who meets the application requirements.  If you are currently accepted and or enrolled in any university or college program you are eligible.

    Scholarship Details and Requirements

    Premise:

    • $1,000 annual scholarship to be awarded to the chosen applicant.
    • Scholarship shall benefit any person 17 years of age or older who is currently accepted to any program but not yet started, or any current undergraduate or graduate student who is currently enrolled in and attending a full-time program at an accredited institution of learning.

    Requirements:

    • Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age and be accepted to a full-time program, but not yet attending because the established start date of the program has not arrived.
    • Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age and be accepted to and attending a full-time program at an accredited institution of learning.
    • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, based on the previous year’s academic performance.

    Application Process:

    • Applicant shall submit all contact information as contained within the application, including name, address, phone number, email, date of birth and sex.
    • Applicant shall submit proof of age. A photocopy of a driver’s license or other valid ID is acceptable.
    • Applicant shall submit proof of enrollment or acceptance to an accredited institution of learning. A photocopy of transcripts or acceptance letter is acceptable.
    • Applicant shall submit an essay of at least 500 words but no more than 1000 words that explain what they hope to accomplish with their degree and how they will impact the lives of others with the education and knowledge they acquire while in training. Essay will also include the student’s opinion of why they feel they should be selected to receive the scholarship funds.

    Selection:

    • Applications will be reviewed by a panel and winner selected based on criteria set forth in the requirements section of this document.
    • Once the winner is decided and notified of the award, he/she will receive a mailed 1099-MISC tax form and the 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.

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    Contact Information:

    scholarships@mymortgageinsider.com

  • Payroll Human Resources Scholarship

    HRPayrollSystems.net, a website managed by Lucerna, LLC is happy to award one $1,000 scholarship to a college student who has demonstrated scholastic achievement and a commitment to a career in human resources.

  • Women in Medicine Leadership Scholarship

    Women in Medicine will present three $5,000 academic scholarships for LGBTQ female medical students enrolled in allopathic or osteopathic medical schools. Applicants should be in good academic standing, and have actively contributed/demonstrated leadership for the LGBTQ community.

    Contact Information:

    Women in Medicine, Inc. P. O. Box 107
    Colchester, VT 05446
    United States

    wim.doctors@gmail.com

  • 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

  • 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 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 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 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 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

  • 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.

  • 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 the National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change presented by the National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce in 2015.

    Contact Information:

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

    info@colinhiggins.org

  • Stonewall Levin-Goffee Scholarship

    The Levin-Goffe Scholarship Fund was established to cover up to two years of schooling for immigrants here in New York City who identify as LGBTQI. Scholarships from this fund are intended to provide a measure of economic stability for those who stand at the intersection of marginalization that can be created by being both LGBTQI and an immigrant.

    Contact Information:

    446 W. 33rd St., 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001

    (212) 367-11

    Patrick.yacco@stonewallfoundation.org

  • The LGBTQ Diversity Scholarship at Teachers College

    Today we are experiencing a shift in social strutures as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations advocate for full acceptance in societies across the globe. With this comes the need for increased awareness and education ont he issues affecting the LGBTQ community from both an individual and socal context. The LGBTQ diversity Scholarship will award $18,000 in tuition assistance to selected recipients who demonstrate a commitment to research and practice surrounding LGBTQ issues and awareness.

    Contact Information:

    525 West 120th Street
    New York, NY 10027

    2126783000

    tcinfo@tc.edu

  • The Diversity in Teacher Education Fellowship Award

    Teachers College ahs created a unique opportunity for graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as part of our dedication to recruiting, training, and supporting excellence in teacher education to achieve social and educational equity in America. 

    The Diversity in Teacehr Education Fellowship awards full tuition scholarships to up to three graduates from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), who best demonstrate an outstanding commitment to teacher education in urban areas. 

    To submit an appliation for consideration to the fellowship, you need to complete

    - TC Online Application

    - Personal Statement

    - TC Scholarship Application

    Contact Information:

    Teacehrs College, Columbia Univeristy
    Office of Enrollment Services
    525 W. 120th Street, Bx 303
    New York, NY 10027

    2126783710

    tcinfo@tc.columbia.edu

  • Pink Ink: High School Seniors Essay Contest

    The purpose of the high school seniors English essay contest is to promote effective writing by, about, and/or for queer youth.

  • National AIDS Memorial Grove Young Leaders Scholarship Program

    Awards up to $2,500 to high school seniors or college undergraduates who have demonstrated leadership in HIV/AIDS awareness and advocacy.

    Contact Information:

    National AIDS Memorial Grove
    c/o Steve Sasager
    PO Box 2270
    San Francisco, CA 94124-2270

    415-765-0497

    ssasager@aidsmemorial.org

  • Social Work Scholarship

    Social Work Scholarship for LGBTQ students enrolled or admitted to a Council on Social Work Education baccalaureate or masters program in social work. Students in a doctoral program in Social Work can also apply. Preference given to students of color.

  • Speak Out Against Prejudice Scholarship

    Awards $5,000 to students pursuing careers that will affect positive change for the LGBT community by combatting bullying.  Relevant disciplines include LGBT Studies, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology, among others.  Money is awarded towards non-tuition purposes such as living expenses, textbooks, and other school supplies.

  • The Joshua Dunning Powell (JDP) Scholarship

    The scholarship is intended to help Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) students who are in need of financial support to defray the cost of a college education.

    Contact Information:

    Pride Center of the Capital Region
    P.O. Box 131
    Albany, NY 12201

    518.462.6138

  • National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals

    These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering,or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an active ally of the LGBT community.

    Contact Information:

    Scholarship Committee
    NOGLSTP
    PO Box 91803
    Pasadena CA 91109

    scholarships@noglstp.org

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • The Gregory Sprague

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

  • BATTELLE/NOGLSTP Out to Innovate Scholarships

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Wayne F. Placek Grants

    Funds various grants nationwide for graduate, pre- and post-doctoral scientific research on issues of concern for lesbians, gay men & bisexuals.

    Contact Information:

    American Psychological Foundation
    750 First St., NE
    Washington, DC 20002-4242

    202.336.5843

  • Tom Steel Post-Graduate Fellowship

    Funds scholarships for public interest law projects for law students eligible to graduate in the spring or lawyers who are within 3 years of graduating from law school.

    Contact Information:

    Pride Law Fund
    P.O. Box 2602
    San Francisco, CA 94126-2602

    415.434.9800

    application@PrideLawFund.org

  • Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship

    Awards three $3,000 scholarships to lesbian-identified students in two categories: 1) Graduating high school seniors who plan on attending a recognized college or university; and, 2) Already matriculated college students in any year of study, including graduate school.

    Contact Information:

    Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship, Stonewall Community Foundation
    119 West 24th Street
    New York, New York 10011-1995

    212.367.1155

    stonewall@stonewallfoundation.org

  • Tidal Wave Scholarship Fund

    These $1000 scholarships will be awarded to GLBT students, as well as to students of GLBT parents, who can demonstrate financial need, as well as a background of positive contribution to their local GLBT community.

    Contact Information:

    3467 Foxcroft Circle
    Oviedo, FL 32765

    scholarshipfund@tidalwaveparty.com

  • The Ruth Benedict Prize

    The Ruth Benedict Prize is presented each year at the American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting to acknowledge excellence in a scholarly book written from an anthropological perspective about a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered topic. The Ruth Benedict Prize is awarded in each of two separate categories: one for a single-authored monograph and another for an edited volume. Submissions may be on any topic related to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgendered people, or other gender / sexual formations and categories from any world culture area. Topics may include the study of normativity, queer theory, and the social/historical construction of sexual and gender identities, discourses and categories. Authors may represent any scholarly discipline, but the material submitted must engage anthropological theories and methods.

  • Point Foundation

    First established in 2001, Point Foundation is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization to LGBTQ high school, college and university students.
    Through mentorship, leadership development and community service, Point Foundation seeks to empower promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full potential despite the obstacles often put before them. Point Scholarships are awarded on a "last provider" basis. In other words, Point Foundation fills in the gaps and provides funds not provided by other scholarships, grants, loans, work/study programs.

    Contact Information:

    5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 370
    Los Angeles, CA 90027

    866.337.6468

    applicationinfo@pointfoundation.org

  • The Gene and John Athletic Scholarship

    Offers scholarships of $2,500 and $5,000 with a reliable pool of resources (both monetary and community-based)to gay and lesbian athletes looking to continue their education while pursuing athletics in order to help them reach their potential and realize their dreams.

    Contact Information:

    Gene and John Athletic Fund of Stonewall Community Foundation
    119 West 24th Street
    New York, New York 10011

    stonewall@stonewallfoundation.org

  • The Harry Bartel Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Funds gay male students who are 23 years or younger with a record of community service

    Contact Information:

    stonewall@stonewallfoundation.org

  • Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants

    The Roy Scrivner Research Grants provide graduate student grants for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of LGBT family psychology and LGBT family therapy. Strong preference given to dissertation candidates.

  • The Bee Winkler Weinstein Fund

    Funds young women whose own families have withdrawn emotional and/or financial support because of their sexual and/or gender identity by providing grants covering vocational/technical training, licensing fees, college application fees and the like.

    Contact Information:

    Bee's Fund
    119 West 24 Street
    New York, New York 10011

    stonewall@stonewallfoundation.org

  • Queer Foundation Scholarship

    The Queer Foundation Scholarship Fund promotes effective writing by, about, and/or for queer youth. The Queer Foundation offers to the winners of each year's essay contest $1,000 scholarships to the U.S. college or university of their choice to study queer theory or related fields.

    Contact Information:

    Joseph Dial, Ph.D.
    Executive Director
    3213 W Wheeler St., #145
    Seattle, WA 98199

    206.999.8740

    queerfoundation@queerfoundation.org

  • Pride Law Fund Fellowships

    Funds scholarships nationwide for law students working under the supervision of an attorney at a 501c(3) tax exempt non-profit organization anywhere in the country.

    Contact Information:

    P.O. Box 2602
    San Francisco, CA 94126-2602

    415.434.9800

  • PFLAG National Scholarships Program

    Funds scholarships for LGBT and Allied graduating high school seniors entering higher education who have demonstrated an interest in service to the LGBT community.

    Contact Information:

    Suzanne Greenfield, Safe Schools Coordinator
    1726 M St. NW, Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20036

    202.467.8180

    scholarships@pflag.org

  • Out to Protect Scholarship

    Awards a $500 Law Enforcement Scholarship to LGBT individuals or straight allies pursuing a career in law enforcement as a means of supporting "out" individuals serving as positive role models in law enforcement.

  • NWSA Women’s/Gender Studies Student Scholarships and Awards Lesbian Caucus Scholarship

    The purpose of the annual NWSA Lesbian Caucus Award is to provide a $500 research award in recognition of a Master’s Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation research project that resonates with the mission of NWSA and the goals of the Lesbian Caucus.

    Contact Information:

    National Women's Studies Association
    11 E Mount Royal Ave., Suite 100
    Baltimore, MD 21202

    410.528.0355

    awards@nwsa.org

  • NLGLA Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition

    Awards scholarships to law students writing about cutting edge legal issues affecting the LGBT and/or intersex community.

    Contact Information:

    601 13 St, N.W., #1170 South
    Washington, DC 20005-3823

    202.637.6384

    info@nlgla.org

  • NLGJA Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship Award

    Funds $5000 scholarship for an LGBT student planning to pursue a career in journalism. Applicant must attend or plan to attend a U.S. community college or four-year university.

    Contact Information:

    National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
    1420 K St NW, Suite 910
    Washington, DC 20005

    info@nlgja.org

  • NGPA Education Fund Scholarships

    Funds scholarships for members of the gay and lesbian community who are pursuing careers as professional pilots.

    Contact Information:

    PO Box 7271
    Dallas, TX 75209-0271

    214.336.0873

    info@ngpa.org

  • NLGJA Kay Longcope Scholarship Award

    Funds scholarship for an LGBT person of color planning to pursue a career in journalism. Applicants must attend or plan on attending a U.S. community college or four-year university.

    Contact Information:

    National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
    1420 K St NW, Suite 910
    Washington, DC 20005

    info@nlgja.org

  • Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition

    Writing competition open to all students attending an ABA-accredited law school. Applicants must submit a paper on a cutting edge legal issue affecting the LGBTI community.

    Contact Information:

    Craig.Konnoth@LGBTbar.org

  • Messenger-Anderson Journalism Scholarship

    Funds scholarships for GLBT students pursuing a degree and/or career in journalism.

    Contact Information:

    NGLTF
    80 Maiden Lane, Suite 1504
    New York, NY 10038

    thetaskforce@thetaskforce.org

  • Malyon-Smith Scholarship Award

    The Malyon-Smith Scholarship is named for two founding past-presidents of the Division, the late Alan Malyon and the late Adrienne Smith. It is a fund that annually awards up to $1000 to selected graduate students in psychology to advance research in the psychology of sexual orientation and gender identity. The award represents one of the Division's major efforts to mentor and support science in LGBT psychology by encouraging the work of young researchers. Faculty members are strongly encouraged to inform students of this award so that we can continue to insure the future of LGBT research in psychology. 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

  • Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship

    Funds scholarships for graduating seniors who identify as LGBT and are pursuing higher education.

    Contact Information:

    P.O. Box 312
    New York, NY 10113

    631.586.2887

    info@liveoutloud.info

  • LGBT Foreign Affairs Scholarship

    A $2,500 scholarship for a disadvantaged student who plans to intern in a foreign affairs-related field.

    Contact Information:

    lgbtscholarship@glifaa.org

  • LEAGUE Foundation Scholarship

    The Laurel Hester Memorial Scholarship (1 award annually) typically $2,500
    The Matthew Shepard Memorial Scholarship (1 award annually) typically $2,500
    The LEAGUE Foundation Scholarship (up to 5 awards annually) typically $1,500

    Contact Information:

    LEAGUE Foundation
    AT&T
    208 S Akard Street Room 251012
    Dallas, TX 75202

    info@leaguefoundation.org

  • Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize Competition

    The Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize is presented each year by the Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) to a graduate or undergraduate student in acknowledgement of outstanding anthropological work on 1) a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered topic, or 2) a critical interrogation of sexualities and genders more broadly defined. Papers are judged according to the following criteria: use of relevant L/G/B/T/Q and/or feminist anthropological theory and literature, potential for contribution to and advancement of queer studies and our understanding of sexualities worldwide, attention to difference (gender, class, race, ethnicity, nation), originality, organization and coherence, and timeliness.

  • Jeremy D. Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship

    This scholarship awards $1000 to a well-qualified LGBT candidate interested in pursuing a career in patent law. Applicants must be a second-year law student (or third year part time) and be eligible to take the patent bar exam.

    Contact Information:

    scholarship@protas.org

  • KarMel Scholarship

    Awards scholarships for written or artistic work on a GLBT topic.

    Contact Information:

    P.O. Box 70382
    Sunnyvale, CA 94086

    KarMelScholarship@gmail.com

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
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