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.

PFLAG Cincinnati Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Cincinnati
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 19, 2019
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.

PFLAG Santa Fe Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Santa Fe
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 22, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of the state of New Mexico who will be attending a post-secondary educational institution within one year. Applicant must identify as LGBTQ.

Tang Scholarship
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
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).

Audria M. Edwards Scholarship
Sponsor: Peacock in the Park
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be pursuing post-secondary, undergraduate education in an accredited institution or program during the coming school year. Applicant must be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender OR have a LGBT parent AND applicant must have resided for at least one year in the state of Oregon or in Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, or Wahkiakum County in Washington.

Models of Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: Friends of Project 10
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: May 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have advanced the civil rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population. Applicant must reside in Southern California.

Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition
Sponsor: National LGBT Bar Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Competition is open to students enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must submit an essay on a legal issue affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or intersex community.

PFLAG Detroit Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Detroit
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 30, 2019
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.

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