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.

Point Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Point Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 25, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college student who are “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. There is no citizenship requirement, but applicant must be attending or planning to attend an institution in the United States.

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative Scholarships
Sponsor: eQuality Scholarship Collaborative
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to California graduating high school seniors and current college students who have provided service to the LGBT+ community (open to all sexual orientations). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to Nursing students and Medical students.

PFLAG San Jose/Peninsula Scholarships
Sponsor: PFLAG San Jose/Peninsula Chapter
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who reside in or attend high school in Santa Clara or San Mateo Counties (California). Applicant’s history, activities, and personal plans must demonstrate support for justice and equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons.

PFLAG New Orleans Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG – New Orleans
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students applying to attend (or currently attending) a post-secondary educational institution. Applicant must self identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer… Or anywhere within the LGBTQ “family” and must be a resident of the state of Louisiana.

Better Brothers LA Book Scholarship
Sponsor: Better Brothers Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Black LGBTQ students who are residents of Los Angeles County and who have been admitted or are attending an accredited degree, licensing, or vocational program.

PFLAG Dayton Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Dayton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 13, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are residents of the greater Dayton area and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or an ally.

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.

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