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.
NGLCC – Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Denny’s | National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Closing Date: December 10, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college students residing in the US who identify as a member of the LGBT community. LGBT students of color, those who identify as transgender or non-binary, LGBT students with disabilities and those with geographic diversity are strongly encourage to apply.
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Closing Date: December 15, 2021
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.
Transgender First Scholarship
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
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.