LGBT Scholarships

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First 10 LGBT scholarships:
Hooked To Books ScholarshipNew!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 22
- Participant: all current and future college students who are 15 years old or older from worldwide; - Language of the essay: English (in academic or non-academic style); - Format: Word Doc or PDF; - Submission: Email to scholarships@hookedtobooks.com with the subject line of "Scholarship Application" and the following information in the body of the submission email: full name, contact address, phone number, where the participant are currently attending or planning to attend school, whether it will be ok if the essay is published at our blog; - Only one (1) submission per student is allowed.
Contact:
Hooked to Books 109 Morgan Street Logan West Virginia 25601 E-mail: michelle@hookedtobooks.com Url: https://www.hookedtobooks.com/scholarship/
Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Students must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 2L or 3L status during the period of the scholarship and must be enrolled in at least one course oriented towards franchise law (e.g. Torts, Unfair Trade Practices, Trade Secrets, Antitrust, Trademarks, Contracts, Agency, Securities). Applicants must be considered a member of a diverse group (African-American, American Indian, Hispanic American, Asian American, or Gay/Lesbian).
Contact:
Miriam L. Brewer, Director of Education & Diversity IFA Educational Foundation 1501 K Street, N. W., Suite 350, Washington D. C. 20005 Website: www.franchise.org
Black Transmen Transgender Student Leadership Scholarship
 
Amount:
$100-$300
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
Open to transgender youth in high school (Junior/senior year), also transgender undergraduate/graduate students. Applicant must be enrolled at least half time in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university. Post-doctorate students are not eligible
Contact:
Black Transmen Inc 3530 Forest Lane #290 Dallas, TX 75234 1 855-BLK - TMEN Website: www.blacktransmen.org
Reaching Out MBA Fellowship
 
Amount:
Minimum $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Applicants interested in the fellowship must apply to a business school participating in the Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship Program. Student must receive offer of admission at school(s) and Fellowship offer directly from the school. Student would then select school of choice. Upon student's confirmation school notifies Reaching Out of its selection. For more information, visit: http://www.reachingoutmba.org/get-involved-2/reaching-out-lgbt-mba-fellowship/
Lee Dubin Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Contact
Open to students with at least one parent or guardian who is LGBTQ. Must be pursuing post-secondary education and dedicated to improving the LGBTQ community and their community as a whole. Minimum 2.0 GPA.
Contact:
COLAGE National Office 1550 Bryant Street Suite 830 San Francisco, CA 94103 phone: 415-861-5437 fax: 415-255-8345 Website: www.colage.org
Foley and Lardner LLP Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
8, 1 award at each participating college or university
Deadline:
Contact
Applicants must be minority students in their first year of law school at one of the following schools: Berkeley, Duke, Florida, Georgetown, Michigan, Northwestern, UCLA, and Wisconsin.
Contact:
Angela S. Lois Legal Recruiting/ Diversity Outreach Coordinator alois@foley.com P 414.297.5452
Constangy Diversity Scholars Awards Program
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
To be eligible, you must be a second-year student enrolled in an accredited law school that is located in one of the following states: Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, California, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Virginia/Washington, D.C., New Jersey and Massachusetts. Selection criteria will include your academic achievement (minimum 3.0 GPA); commitment to diversity in the community, or in your school or work environment; and personal achievement in overcoming challenges to reach your goals.
YMCA Of Greater Rochester Enhancement Of Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance and quality work experience to college students who can contribute to the diversity of the YMCA and who are potential candidates for professional employment with this organization.It is open not only to Hispanics, but to members of other diversity groups as well.
Contact:
Human Resources YMCA of Greater Rochester Association Office 444 East Main Street Rochester, NY 14604 Phone: 546-5500 Fax: 454-1328
The Bee Winkler Weinstein Fund
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Ongoing
Bees Fund was created in honor of Bee Winkler Weinstein by her daughter, Dava Weinstein, and Davas partner, Dorothy Calvani, the Funds lead donors. While not a traditional scholarship, the Fund benefits young women whose own families have withdrawn emotional and often financial support because of their sexual and/or gender identity. Grants of various sizes are made to support young women in taking steps toward becoming self-sufficient in their own lives. Expenses that may be covered by a Bees Fund grant include: GED tutoring Work uniforms Legal name changes College application fees Licensing and testing fees Domestic needs, such as bedding or rental security deposits For vocational/technical training: tuition, books, and supplies Note: The Fund does not cover direct college expenses such as tuition, books, supplies and/or equipment. Likewise, the Fund does not cover any graduate school expenses. Who is eligible? Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer women can apply to Bees Fund. Recipients must be between the ages of 18-25 and reside within the United States.
Contact:
Bees Fund Stonewall Community Foundation 446 West 33rd Street New York, NY 10001 Grants@stonewallfoundation.org 212.367.1155 www.stonewallfoundation.org
Ronald P. Wilmot Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$3000-$5000
Awards:
4-6
Deadline:
Contact
The Ronald P. Wilmot Scholarship Fund of the Jewish Community Federation Endowment Fund provides up to three scholarships annually to children of gay and/or lesbian parent(s) toward undergraduate, postgraduate, or comparable degrees at accredited institutions of higher education. Eligibility is based on the applicant's exceptional academic and/or artistic excellence and financial need. Undergraduate residency requirements: Student's parents must be permanent residents of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, the Peninsula (Sunnyvale and north), San Francisco, Solano, and Sonoma Counties. Graduate residency requirements: Applicant must be a permanent resident of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, the Peninsula (Sunnyvale and north), San Francisco, Solano, and Sonoma Counties.
Contact:
For all application related questions please contact JCF's scholarship vendor at 1-800-537-4180 or JCF@scholarshipamerica.org For any other questions, contact JCF's Scholarship Program Manager by email at lisap@sfjcf.org. Website: www.jewishfed.org