The William A. Nist Scholarship is for high school seniors or current college students that are making a positive impact on their community. Western PA is defined as Armstrong, Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Indiana, Fayette, Westmoreland and Washington Counties.
Deadline is May 1st. One winner will be chosen and awarded $5,000.
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.
about Team DC’s Student-Athlete Scholarship
Funds grants to law students seeking summer internships promoting LGBT rights or the rights of persons living with HIV/AIDS. Preference given to those attending law school in or seeking scholarships in Washington State.
about QLaw Public Interest Summer Grant Program
Funds LGBT residents of areas outside of King County where Pride Foundation is working to enhance the leadership of the LGBTQ and straight-ally community: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Eastern Washington, and Northwest/Southwest Washington.
about Pride Foundation Regional Scholarships
Funds scholarships for LGBTQ and Allied residents of Washington who exhibit leadership potential, demonstrate strong academic abilities, and who are actively involved in school and community organizations.
about Greater Seattle Business Association Scholarship
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.