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.
about Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications
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.
Entering or continuing graduate students studying in Community and Therapeutic Recreation, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Kinesiology, or Public Health Education, with intention to conduct research in the area of diversity, specifically issues related to sexual orientation (i.e., homophobia, heterosexism, safe/hate-free environments, pedagogical strategies and/or women's health and wellness) are eligible to apply.
about Dr. Ronald G. Morrow Scholarship- Western Carolina
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.
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, Transgender or the child of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender parent(s);
Students in Oregon and Southwest Washington; in need of financial assistance and able to provide clear financial need statements;
Be enrolled or intending to enroll in an accredited educational program beyond the secondary level which has an established non-discrimination policy that includes sexual orientation and gender identity;
Able to provide supporting evidence to prove they are capable of successfully completing a degree program.
Here are other points to consider:
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.
The award is a one-time $250 stipend. Applicants must be a senior, graduating this calendar year, from a school system in Franklin or Hampshire counties. Applicants must either self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or be an ally who demonstrates outstanding support directly to the LGBTQI society and supports equality for all and demonstrates an interest in service to the LGBTQI community and participates in community activities.
Applications are available through high school guidance counselors, college scholarship coordinators or directly from PFLAG Franklin-Hampshire Chapter.