LGBTQ+ Scholarships | JLV College Counseling

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.

Iowa’s Matthew Shepard Scholarship
Sponsor: Eychaner Foundation
Amount: Up to $40,000 over four years
Closing Date: March 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to openly LGBTQ Iowa high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or better who demonstrate LGBTQ activism and community service, and a history of high moral and ethnical standards and conduct.

Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: Live Out Loud
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who identify as LGBTQ and are from the Tri-State area (New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey).

FLAG Flag Football Scholarship
Sponsor: Flag Flag Football
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 3, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Massachusetts graduating high school seniors who have made a high school and/or community sports program safer for and more inclusive of LGBTQ student-athletes, as either a role model or ally.

Youth Courage Awards
Sponsor: Colin Higgins Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 3, 2017
Description: Award is open to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two Spirit, Queer and Questioning youth activists (through age 20) who have transformed their experience with bigotry and discrimination into opportunities to inspire others by taking action, rallying support, building community, and working to change the systems and institutions that impact their lives. Applicant must be nominated.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
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.

Gamma Mu Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Gamma Mu Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to gay men under 35 years of age who have completed high school by June of the current year, and are U.S. citizen.

PFLAG San Jose/Peninsula Scholarships
Sponsor: PFLAG San Jose/Peninsula Chapter
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
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 Tucson Scholarships
Sponsor: PFLAG Tucson
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students from Southern Arizona attending an institution OR a student coming to southern Arizona to attend college or university. Applicant must be gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or a straight ally.

For more scholarships, click “next” below.

Advertisements