LGBTQ Scholarships

If you are a member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + community, there are scholarships out there just for you. In addition, many of these scholarships are also open to LGBTQ+ allies.

LEAGUE Foundation LGBTQ Scholarship
Sponsor: LEAGUE Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who self-identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender.

Sandy Lane Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Blairsviille
Amount:
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to self-identified members of the LGBTQ community or a proven ally who is a resident of one of the communities of the North Georgia Mountains (Counties of Fannin, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Towns, Union, and White). Applicant must be an incoming or current college student.

PFLAG Cincinnati Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Cincinnati
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are residents and/or attending a college in the Greater Cincinnati area and can demonstrate positive involvement with the LGBTQ community.

Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Greensboro
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 20, 2021extended to April 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are residents of Guilford, Rockingham, Randolph or Alamance County, North Carolina and self-identity as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or straight ally.

PFLAG South Orange County Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG South Orange County
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 23, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college/vocational students who are residents (or children of residents) of Orange County between the ages of 17-24 and who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer/questioning, and to straight allies.

Tang Scholarship
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to self-identified Asian/Pacific Islander students (at least 25% API ancestry) who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender and have/will graduate from a high school in one of the nine Bay Area counties (California).

Out to Protect Scholarship
Sponsor: Out to Protect
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 28, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a basic law enforcement training program in the United States who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgender.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 10, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality, and other non-visible differences.

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