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.
API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Closing Date: October 30, 2020
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, DACA students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.
Out to Protect Scholarship
Sponsor: Out to Protect
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: November 20, 2020
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.
Transgender First Scholarship
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students planning or currently enrolled in a U.S. post-secondary institution who identify as transgender. Applicant submit share a blog post or social media post on a given topic related to their personal experience as a transgender student.