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.

Out to Protect Scholarship
Sponsor: Out to Protect
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
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.

PFLAG Detroit Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Detroit
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Detroit area who have shown a commitment to the GLBT community.

American Atheists Scholarships
Sponsor: American Atheists
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students in the United States who have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant does not need to be U.S. citizen, but must attend a U.S. based institution. Applicant must demonstrate atheist activism in their communities and schools. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to a member of the LGBT community.

Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Sacramento
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshman from the Sacramento area who self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning or intersex.

Carolyn Kelly Memorial Education Fund
Sponsor: The Carolyn Kelly Memorial Education Fund
Amount: Up to $12,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are transgender, female, or underprivileged, or a combination of those. Applicant must also have at least a 2.75 GPA.

PFLAG of Jacksonville Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG of Jacksonville
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who reside in the Jacksonville metropolitan area (Florida) and must demonstrate service to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

API Scholarship
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: June 10, 2022
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.

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