LGBT Scholarships

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First 10 LGBT scholarships:
Pride of the Rose Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 31
1. Be gay/lesbian/bi/trans or the child of a gay/lesbian/bi/trans parent(s).2. Be a resident of the Portland Quad-County area or Clark County, Washington for at least one year prior to submitting an application.3. Be pursuing his/her education beyond the secondary level in one or more of the following areas:College/university; trade/vocational; or the arts. 4. Be in demonstrated need of financial assistance.5. Be accepted for enrollment, or enrolled in an accredited educational program beyond the secondary level which has an established non-discrimination policy that includes sexual and gender minority groups.6. Evidence the potential to successfully complete his/her selected program of study.7. Not be an employee or board member of Equity Foundation.
Contact:
Equity Foundation, PO Box 5696, Portland, OR 97228 Phone: (503) 231-5759 E-mail: info@equityfoundation.org Website: www.equityfoundation.org
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 2015-2016 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
GLBT of Hunterdon County of NJ Scholarship Essay Contest
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 6
A $500.00 college scholarship will be given to an entering college freshman of Fall of application year, and made out to the entering college with the students name. A letter will also follow to the college explaining the essay contest.
Contact:
GLBT OF HUNTERDON COUNTY OF NJ Clinton, NJ 08809, USA Phone: 908-300-1058 E-mail: matthewl@student.fdu.edu https://www.glbtofhunterdoncountyofnj.com/lgbt-college-scholarships.html
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:
$5000-$10,000
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.
Paymaster.co Financial Growth For LGBTQ Scholarship
 
Amount:
$750
Awards:
1
Deadline:
October 15, 2015
Open to students who identify as LGBTQ . Award recipient will receive a $750 scholarship for spring winter / spring session of the 2015-2016 school year. Must be 18 years of age and older. Must be enrolled at least part time (6 credit hours) in an accredited college, university or technical program. Minimum 2.3 GPA. Must submit 450-500 word essay on the prompt "Five Ways LGBTQ Students Can Use LinkedIn to Enhance Their Financial Position". For more eligibility information, visit: http://paymaster.co/financial-growth-lgbtq-scholarship/
Contact:
This scholarship is managed by: Jovan Johnson, Esq. Jovan[at]Paymaster[dot]co (424) 242-4061 6230 Wilshire Blvd #1795 Los Angeles, CA 90048 paymaster.co/financial-growth-lgbtq-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