LGBT Scholarships

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First 10 LGBT scholarships:
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
The National AIDS Memorial Grove Young Leaders Scholarship Program (YLSP)New!
 
Amount:
$1000-$2500
Awards:
5
Deadline:
November 1
YLSP is a national scholarship program, open to current high school seniors and college undergraduates who have demonstrated an active commitment to fighting AIDS (or example: providing peer-based prevention and education; advocacy or activism; public awareness; and/or practical, emotional or treatment support to people living with HIV/AIDS).
Contact:
National AIDS Memorial Grove Golden Gate Park, Nancy Pelosi Drive & Bowling Green Drive Office 870 Market Street, #965, San Francisco, CA 94102 Mailing P.O. Box 2270, San Francisco, CA 94126-2270 (415) 765-0497 Website: www.aidsmemorial.org
Megan Meier Memorial Scholarship Against Bullying and CyberbullyingNew!
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 7
Must be enrolled as a full time student, either within his or her high school. Currently possess senior status as determined by his or her school for one academic year. Possess a minimum cumulative GPA 2.50 on his or her most recent report card, which must be included with the application. Obtain a written recommendation from member of the faculty or staff at the school in which he or she is enrolled. This recommendation is to serve as validation that the applicants' words and actions promote an environment of acceptance and tolerance of differences within the school community.
Contact:
If you have questions regarding eligibility or the application process, please contact the Megan Meier Foundation at: 636.757.3501 Monday-Friday 9am-4pm Email-info@meganmeierfoundation.org
Out to Protect LGBTQ Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 22
Must identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender or straight ally and be "out" to family, friends, and peers at the academy or law enforcement agency. Must be a recognized role model by your peers and supervisors. Demonstrate use of the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics as a guide for decision making. Demonstrate being able to graduate from your law enforcement program.
Contact:
Out to Protect Incorporated, Santa Rosa California Phone: 707-728-5428 Website: www.outtoprotect.org
Arch and Brown Bruce Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 30
The Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation awards yearly grants to playwrights who submit full-length plays, screenplays, musicals or operas. All works submitted must present the gay and lesbian lifestyle in a positive manner and be based on, or inspired by, a historic person, culture, event, or work of art. The Foundation also offers grants (usually of $1,000) to production companies to offset expenses in producing gay-positive theatrical works based on history.
Contact:
The Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation 502 W. Pico Road Palm Springs, CA 92262 E-mail: Website: www.aabbfoundation.org
NIDA Women & Sex/Gender Junior Investigator Travel Awards
 
Amount:
Minimum $750 travel award
Awards:
27-30
Deadline:
December
* Graduate and medical students, post-doctoral students, medical residents, and investigators who are no more than five years past the doctoral degree or residency are eligible. * Applicant MUST be first author on the CPDD abstract. * Minority investigators and male investigators are especially encouraged to apply. * Priority may be given to those who have not previously received this award or held an R01. * Federal employees are ineligible.
Contact:
Dr. Cora Lee Wetherington - telephone 301-435-1319; wetherington@nih.gov, or Dr. Samia Noursi - telephone 301-594-5622; snoursi@mail.nih.gov
The Morgan Stanley MBA Fellowship ProgramNew!
 
Amount:
financial support plus summer associate position
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
December
The Morgan Stanley MBA Fellowship program is a competitive graduate scholarship program to provide outstanding Women, Black, Hispanic, Native American and LGBT MBA students with a financial award for exceptional academic achievement and a Summer Associate internship between the first and second year of business school.
Contact:
Morgan Stanley 1585 Broadway New York, NY 10036 Website: www.morganstanley.com
Black Transmen Transgender Student Leadership ScholarshipNew!
 
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