LGBT Scholarships

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First 10 LGBT scholarships:
Markowski-Leach Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
April 20
Open to LGBTQ undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University, San Francisco State University or University of California-Berkeley. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA (Undergraduates).
Contact:
The Markowski- Leach Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 13315 %u 2013 PMB #206 Oakland, CA 94661-0315 E-mail: mlscholarships@gmail.com Website: www.mlscholarships.org University Contacts San Francisco State University: Rose Carmona, Student Financial Aid rcarmona@sfsu.edu Stanford University: Jeff Shelby, Financial Aids shelby@stanford.edu University of California - Berkeley: Bill Brockett, School of Public Health wbrocket@berkeley.edu
Bill Borman Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 20
For all applicants 1. Must have a track record of involvement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and/or HIV/AIDS related organizations or causes. 2. Must demonstrate a commitment to advancing social justice for LGBT people and/or people living with HIV/AIDS. 3. Must be a permanent resident of Nassau or Suffolk counties of New York State. For high school applicants 1. Must attend or have attended a high school in Nassau or Suffolk counties of New York State. 2. Must expect to graduate in June 2015 or have previously graduated or received a G.E.D. within the last three years. 3. Must expect to matriculate as an incoming full - time freshman in the fall of 2015 at an accredited two or four year University or College. 4. Must show evidence of high school graduation and matriculation at a college or university before receiving scholarship monies. For college applicants 1. Must be currently enrolled full - time in an accredited two or four year University or College. 2. Must show evidence of completion of the 2014/2015 academic year and matriculation as a full - time student at a college or university for 2015 /2016 before receiving scholarship monies.
Contact:
All inquiries regarding the Scholarship should be addressed to our Program Coordinators: Walter Jackson at ( 516 ) 94 6 - 6321 email wjacksongalfoli@optonline.net Suzin Varro at (516)819 - 2286 email suzieeeq68@aol.com
The Robert Posner Scholarship Award
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Apr 23
Established at the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund in 2006. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Open to students who will be attending the University of the Arts in the Fall of application year and who will be at least sophomore status in the fall of application year and are self-identified gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender and/or intersex or a supporter of these communities and an undergraduate student majoring in one of the following: painting, illustration, drawing or graphic design or a graduate student with a background in painting, illustration, drawing or graphic design OR students committed to pursuing a career in the Visual Arts.
Contact:
Amanda Black Associate Director of Student Financial Services The University of the Arts Student Financial Services- Hamilton Hall 320 S. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 Phone: 215-717-6137 E-mail: ablack@uarts.edu
PFLAG National Scholarship
 
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
SMACNA Bay Area Scholarships
 
Amount:
5000
Awards:
20
Deadline:
Apr 30
The awards are open to all students, with preference given to sons/daughters of employees of a Bay Area SMACNA firm. The scholarships are to be used for tuition and books, and the recipient shall agree to be employed by a member firm during the summer months following the granting of the scholarship.
Contact:
Bay Area Chapter Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association Airport Corporate Centre 7677 Oakport Street Suite 1100 Oakland, CA 94621 Toll Free: 866-5SMACNA Tel: 510-635-8212 Fax 510-635-0320
The Tang Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $15000 (renewable up to 3 additional years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 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.
Contact:
Edward Tang 300 El Camino Real San Carlos, CA 94070-2489 E-mail: ecmt@yahoo.com Url: https://sites.google.com/site/tangscholarship/
Frankel-Adair Scholarship for LGBT Students
 
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.
DiversityJobs.com Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
April 30, August 31, December 31
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.
Contact:
Schools can register for the Diversity Jobs.com scholarship program by calling 954-727-8822 or writing to scholarships@justjobs.com Website: www.diversityjobs.com
The Shining Star Scholarship Fund for LGBT Students
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 30
This scholarship is open to any LGBT youth who attends Western MA high school or college, who has shown an interest in pursuing a college education. Candidates must demonstrate a financial need and complete all requirements by the deadline listed below. Application Requirements 1. Complete an application. 2. Write an Essay regarding your goals, awards and achievements (maximum of 3 pages). 3. Submit a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation, with at least one from an instructor or teacher and one from a supervisor/community organization that you have been involved in. 4. Provide an official school transcript and/or SAT/ACT scores. 5. Provide a digital photograph.
Contact:
LGBT Coalition Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 1036 Northampton, MA. 01060 Email: CoalitionScholarships@gmail.com Questions? Please email any questions to info@lgbtcoalitionwma.org Website: www.lgbtcoalitionwma.org
The R. Scott Hitt Internship in Leadership Development
 
Amount:
Internship
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
May
The candidate must: 1) Have demonstrated significant leadership ability as evidenced by accomplishments, awards, elected or volunteer positions. 2) Have demonstrated a strong commitment to, and passion for, social justice, particularly LGBT equality. Contact for additional information.
Contact:
The R. Scott Hitt Foundation 3699 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 1290 Los Angeles, CA 90010 James Vellequette Managing Director 323-573-3005