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First 10 LGBT scholarships:

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
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
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/
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
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.
Amount:
Each Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award winner receives a grant of $10,000 and are honored during Pride weekend on an all-expenses paid trip to New York or Los Angeles.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Nomination deadline is February 23rd
The Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards are bestowed each year to acknowledge remarkable young people who refuse to be silenced by societal norms and demonstrate profound courage in the face of hardship, intolerance and bigotry based on sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin. To further elevate their advocacy and educational efforts, each Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award winners receive a grant of $10,000 and are honored during Pride weekend on an all-expenses paid trip to New York or Los Angeles. Also, each winner receives a trip to the Creating Change Conference to network and learn with other outstanding LGBTQ leaders from across the nation.
Contact:
Colin Higgins Foundation c/o Tides Foundation NY Office 55 Exchange Place, Suite 402, New York, NY 10005 Phone: (212) 509-4973 Fax: (212) 509-1059 E-mail: info@colinhiggins.org www.colinhiggins.org/yca/
Amount:
$1000-$3000
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
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
To qualify for this fund you must be a resident of the State of Utah, Be admitted to or attending a two or four-year public or private accredited college, university or vocational/technical school as an undergraduate in the state of Utah. Private for profit, online and other similar institutions are not eligible. Awards are not granted for graduate study or to satisfy student loans. Have and maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average GPA while receiving the scholarship. Show leadership regarding rights and recognition for LGBTQ people. Demonstrate financial need.
Amount:
$25-$650
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Ongoing
We are proud to offer grants that benefit LGBTQ individuals who have an express need for support. These microgrants, as we call them, range from $25 to $650, with some flexibility depending on the request. Right now, microgrants are made exclusively through the Bee Winkler Weinstein Fund and are awarded to help young women that have lost family support because of their sexual orientation or gender identity in becoming self-sufficient. Applicants must be between 18 and 25 years old, reside in the United States, and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, or gender nonconforming. Expenses that may be covered by a microgrant include, but are not limited to: GED tutoring or classes. Uniforms necessary for work. Undergraduate college application fees. Vocational training, licensing, and testing fees. Domestic needs, such as bedding or rental security deposits. Securing legal name changes or gender-affirming IDs.
Contact:
Mail: Bee's Fund 1270 Broadway, Suite 501 New York, NY 10001 Email: grants@stonewallfoundation.org Fax: 212.457.1351 Questions? Call 212.457.1341 or email grants@stonewallfoundation.org https://www.stonewallfoundation.org/grants/
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:
E-mail Kelly Voss of Scholarship America at kvoss@scholarshipamerica.org, the Federation's scholarship vendor, or call 1.800.537.4180. For general scholarship questions, please contact Helem Baskin at HelemB@sfjcf.org, Supporting Foundations Program Associate.