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.

Marc E. Lewis Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: FLAG Flag Football
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 22, 2019
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.

Asian Pacific Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 26, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students in California who are of Asian descent. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements. See website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to Computer Science, Economics, Environmental or Physical Science, Engineering, Journalism or Mathematics majors, and LGBT students.

Elsie Frank Scholarship
Sponsor: Greater Boston PFLAG
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019extended to February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating Massachusetts high school seniors who will attend a two-year or four-year college or technical/vocational school and have a commitment to the LGBTQ community.

PFLAG Napa Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Napa
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are residents of Napa, Sonoma, Mendicino, or Marin Counties (California) and have demonstrated outstanding support for the LGBT community at their school or in the community at large.

Youth Courage Awards
Sponsor: Colin Higgins Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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.

Markowski-Leach Scholarships
Sponsor: Markowski-Leach Scholarship Fund
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 10, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students at select institutions in the San Francisco Bay Area who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.

American Atheists Scholarships
Sponsor: American Atheists
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
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.

Carter Stroupe Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Greensboro
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are residents of Guilford, Rockingham, Randolph or Alamance County, North Carolina and self-identity as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or straight ally.

Alexander Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The Alexander Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 16, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to LGBTQIA+ students in Colorado who are seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited institution in the State of Colorado.

PFLAG SD Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG San Diego County
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 18, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to LGBT graduating high school seniors and current college students who are residents of San Diego County.

Helen and Bob Brill Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Hartford
Amount: At least $1,000
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to allies and members of the LGBTQ community in Connecticut who are between the ages of 16 and 24 years of age and who are planning to attend or are already attending a college, technical school or other accredited post-high school educational institution during the upcoming term.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
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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