LGBT Scholarships

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First 10 LGBT scholarships:
The Hazel Hatcher Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 31
An out LGBT person of color who is a graduating high school senior or currently attending any accredited technical, undergraduate or graduate school located in the United States. Accepted or registered at a post-secondary educational institution for full or part-time attendance as defined by the institution Cumulative high school/college/or technical school grade point average of 3.0 or higher
Contact:
Legacy of Success Foundation, Inc. (LOSF) Attn: Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 190313 Dallas, Texas 75219
Jeremy D. Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
July 31
Must be enrolled as a student for the 2013-2014 academic year at an ABA-accredited law school. Must be eligible to sit for the Patent Bar Exam (See Eligibility Requirements) Must be interested in pursuing a career in patent law (patent litigation or prosecution) The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong academic achievement throughout his/her academic career.
Contact:
Jeremy D. Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship c/o Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP 233 South Wacker Drive 6300 Willis Tower Chicago, Illinois 60606 E-mail: scholarship@protas.org Website: www.jeremy.protas.org
The Gene & John Athletic Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August
LGBT student athletes looking to continue their education while pursuing athletics.
Contact:
Stonewall Community Foundation 446 West 33rd Street, 6th Floor New York, NY 10001 Phone: 212/367.1155 Fax: 212/367.1157 stonewall@stonewallfoundation.org
The Reed Smith 2014 Diverse Scholars Program
 
Amount:
$15,000 plus an associate summer position
Awards:
2
Deadline:
August 04
Reed Smith's Diverse Scholars Program provides two $15,000 awards toward tuition for the second year of law school, as well as a paid summer associate position after completion of the second year of law school. The program is open to first-year law students who have demonstrated excellent academic scholarship and a commitment to diversity, inclusion and community. Summer associate positions in 2015 are available in Chicago; Richmond, VA; Houston; Los Angeles; San Francisco; New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh; and Washington, D.C.
Contact:
Dana B. Levin, U.S. Director of Legal Recruiting c/o Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program Reed Smith LLP 1650 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.reedsmith.com
HSBC Pride Network Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 24
Open to WNY (Western New York) High School Seniors and College Students who are participating in their school's gay alliance as well as GLYS members and alumni. LGBT Students 25 years of age and younger as of 8/26. Must be enrolled in college or university the semester that scholarship is awarded. Must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Must have a history of residing in one of the 8 counties of WNY (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Orleans, Niagara, Wyoming, Monroe, Wayne, Livingston and Ontario).
Contact:
GLYS HSBC Pride Network Scholarship 371 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY 14202
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
Cummings will award two scholarships next year: $10,000 to a student in his or her second year of law school and $5,000 for a student in his or her first year of law school. Recipients will receive a minimum six-week summer clerkship position in one of the firm's seven offices.
Awards:
2
Deadline:
September 15 for second-year law students and February 15 for first-year law students.
These scholarships will be available to law students attending ABA accredited law schools in the United States. The scholarships will be paid directly to the students or to their law schools.
Contact:
To apply, please submit an application to mscrews@babc.com. Url: www.babc.com/diversity_scholarship/
John Torres and Tim Webb LGBT Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
October 19
Must be enrolled at Santa Rosa Junior College for a minimum of 6 credit hours in the fall semester. Minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference given to members of LGBT Community including LGBT family members.
Contact:
SRJC Santa Rosa Campus 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-4395 Phone: (707) 527-4685 Toll free: 1-800-564-SRJC www.santarosa.edu SRJC Petaluma Campus 680 Sonoma Mountain Parkway, Petaluma, CA 94954-2522 Phone: (707) 778-2415 www.santarosa.edu/petaluma/
George Choy Memorial / Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 31
Must be self-identified as an Asian/Pacific Islander; (at least 25% API ancestry). Must be involved in the LGBTIQQ community (priority will be given to those self-identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender). Must be in the process of applying to, or are currently attending school in one of the nine Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma, and Solano). Must be currently living in or will be studying in one of the nine Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma, and Solano) Must have minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00.
Contact:
GAPA P. O. Box 421884 San Francisco, CA 94142-1884 For more info, email us at info@gapa.org
FEA Rainbow Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
November
This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving GLBT student who aims to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program. Applicants must meet general FEA scholarship eligibility requirements & preferences. Students interested in being considered for this annual scholarship should indicate this through their application forms.
Contact:
Fund for Education Abroad 1920 N Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036-1601 Phone: 202.349.7340 Fax: 202.785.8905 Contact Person: FEA Executive Director, Kate Mc Phail (kmcphail@academic-travel.com)
Robert D. Dockendorff Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Nov 01
Open to students who are actively involved in the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender Community. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Must contribute to the diversity of the University of Iowa Campus. Financial need. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply with preference given to undergraduate students.
Contact:
Robert D. Dockendorff Scholarship Committee c/o Autumn Tallman Office for Study Abroad 1111 University Capitol Centre Iowa City, IA 52242 319-335-0353 autumn-tallman@uiowa.edu