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First 10 LGBT scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $60,000 ($15,000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Up to 4
Deadline:
April 30
Self-proclaimed Asian/Pacific Islander (minimum 25%) and gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender and involved in the GLBT community. Must be high school graduate from one of the 9 Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma, Solano. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours) at an accredited institution of higher learning. This may be college, university, community college, 4-year, 2-year, technical or vocational program. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must be between the ages of 17-25 on April 30. Demonstrate financial hardship and academic potential. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
April 30
You are a graduating senior entering higher education for the first time, this calendar year (if you graduated in the past year and took a time off you are still eligible to apply). Self identify as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an ally Demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBT community. Have applied to an accredited U.S.higher education institution.
Contact:
PFLAG National Office 1828 L Street, NW Suite 660 Washington, D.C. 20036 By phone: (202) 467-8180 By fax: (202) 349-0788 General e-mail: info@pflag.org Website: www.pflag.org
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 30
Open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in accredited colleges and universities in the U.S.. Open to minority and disadvantaged students including Hispanics, African Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, military veterans, women, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community. Must be enrolled in a college or university who has registered for DiversityJobs.com scholarship program. To see a list of registered schools, visit: http://streetsmart.diversityjobs.com/registered-schools/. Must like DiversityJobs.com Facebook page. Must be enrolled as a full-time student at the time of application.
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
Applicant must identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Must reside in the greater Philadelphia area. Must be pursuing post-secondary education (may be enrolled or enrolling as a full-time or part-time student).
Contact:
ACLU of Pennsylvania PO Box 40008 Philadelphia, PA 19106 info@aclupa.org 215-592-1513 Questions? Contact us at frankelscholarship@aclupa.org or 215-592-1513.
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30th
This merit based scholarship has been established as a way for Indy Pride, Inc. to reward future and current students attending an accredited Indiana-based university or college who are making significant contributions to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Questioning, and Straight Ally (LGBTQS) community through their academic pursuits. The scholarship also provides for those who identify as members of the LGBTQS community who have demonstrated a lack of support to attend an institute of higher education.
Contact:
Indy Pride P.O. Box 44403, Indianapolis, IN 46244 www.indypride.org
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
2 per semester
Deadline:
April 30
Gayborhood, the nation's #1 guide to finding LGBT-supportive businesses and events, provides a total of four scholarships per year. Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded for the Spring and Fall semesters each year to help with the costs associated with continuing education. Submit an essay (500 words maximum) outlining your service and passion for the LGBT community along with full name, mailing address, email address and telephone number via the form below or via postal service to the address outlined below.
Amount:
$1500-$3000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
May 1
Open to Lesbian-identified high school seniors, undergrad or graduate students who exhibit academic excellence, leadership ability, commitment to community service and LGBT issues. Must attend school in U.S..
Contact:
Traub- Dicker Rainbow Scholarship Stonewall Community Foundation 119 West 24th Street, New York, New York 10011-1995 Phone: 212-367-1155 Fax: 212-367-1157 Website: www.stonewallfoundation.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 01
* Be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender; or the child of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender parent(s). * Reside in Oregon or Southwest Washington (Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania or Wahkiakum Co.) for at least one year prior to submitting an application. * Be pursuing his/her education through the post-secondary level in one or more of the following areas: Academic, trade, vocational or the arts. * Demonstrate a need for financial assistance. * Be accepted for enrollment to, or be enrolled in an accredited program beyond the secondary educational level. * Provide evidence of the potential to successfully complete his/her selected program of study.
Contact:
Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund PO Box 8854 Portland, OR 97207-8854 Website: www.peacockafterdark.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
To be considered for the Darmer Equality Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria: Must be a current or incoming law student. Must demonstrate commitment to advancing equality for the LGBT community in Orange County.
Contact:
Questions may be emailed to Professor Francine Lipman at lipmanfj@yahoo.com Application: https://katherinedarmerequalityscholarship.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/2105_mkbd_scholarship_app.pdf
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 2
Each year, LifeWorks awards money to eligible LGBTQA youth and by applying to the LifeWorks scholarship, you may be considered for the Tate Renegade Thorson Memorial Scholarship. The Tate Renegade Thorson Memorial Scholarship is specifically for transgender youth. We also have an NBCUniversal Media Scholarship. Students must be studying an area of media to be eligible. This scholarship is a tuition grant based on financial need only. Because NBCUniversal aims to support careers in media and entertainment applicants must be an undergraduate majoring--or for High School senior, declaring a major or pursuing education in media, including but not limited to: Advertising, Broadcasting, Digital media, Graphic Design, Website Development, Journalism, communications or Public Relations.
Contact:
LifeWorks | L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center | The Village at Ed Gould Plaza | 1125 N. Mccadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038 Ph: 323.860.7373 | Fax: 323.308.4152 | lifeworks@lagaycenter.org Url: lifeworksla.org/programs/scholarship.html