Microgrants that range from $25 to $650, with some flexibility depending on the request. Microgrants are awarded to help LGBTQ women as well as non-binary and gender nonconforming individuals who have lost family support because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
*Open - No Deadline
This scholarship supports LGBTQIA people in their pursuit of higher education who will study, plan to work in, or demonstrate a commitment to the fields of fashion design, retail management, mental health, or social justice advocacy. Four students will receive one-time scholarships of $5,000 each, paid directly to the student’s school.
**Applications may open in Spring
Scholarship awards vary from $250 – $5,000 and will depend on the essay, academic transcript, citizenship, and HIV-status of the student.
**Applications do not have a deadline (for the current or following semester, depending upon individual institution’s financial aid deadlines). Applications reviewed monthly and are given out on the last Monday of each quarter. Exception: last quarter (applicants notified prior to the holidays); *HIV positive status required
about STDcheck.com HIV-Positive Scholarship Application
Applicants must be an undergraduate LGBTQIA+ student or a high school student entering college/university or community college by the fall of 2022, living in New England, (the high school or college you are enrolled in at the time you apply must be in New England) and holding a minimum 3.0 GPA.
**New England; undergraduate or graduating high school student
Scholarships for up to $5,000 for eligible youth and young adults in pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree. In addition, based on need, we also provide financial support for books and other school necessities.
**Applications accepted on a rolling basis
The SMYAL LGBT Youth Leadership Awards are individual post-secondary education scholarships of up to $5,000 for Washington, DC Metro Area youth who have demonstrated leadership in their school or community.
**DC metro area
Deadline: April 3, 2022
about SMYAL LGBT Youth Leadership Award
Applicant must be a senior in a Maine high school who has been accepted to any institution of higher learning. Cover letter (with applicant's name, address, phone number, name of high school, and name of higher educational institution that they are planning to attend), two letters of recommendation, a copy of acceptance letter from the selected institution of higher education, and essay answering a specified question.
Deadline: April 15, 2022
about Senator Joel Abromson Memorial Scholarship
The Rainbow Business Professionals Association of Maine (RBPA) is excited to be offering a scholarship to further education. Through education we can begin to end intolerance and truly achieve equality and inclusion for all.
**New England area (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut)