LGBT Scholarships

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First 10 LGBT scholarships:
Markowski-Leach Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
April 20
Open to LGBTQ undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University, San Francisco State University or University of California-Berkeley. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA (Undergraduates).
Contact:
The Markowski- Leach Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 13315 %u 2013 PMB #206 Oakland, CA 94661-0315 E-mail: mlscholarships@gmail.com Website: www.mlscholarships.org University Contacts San Francisco State University: Rose Carmona, Student Financial Aid rcarmona@sfsu.edu Stanford University: Jeff Shelby, Financial Aids shelby@stanford.edu University of California - Berkeley: Bill Brockett, School of Public Health wbrocket@berkeley.edu
The Robert Posner Scholarship Award
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Apr 23
Established at the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund in 2006. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Open to students who will be attending the University of the Arts in the Fall of application year and who will be at least sophomore status in the fall of application year and are self-identified gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender and/or intersex or a supporter of these communities and an undergraduate student majoring in one of the following: painting, illustration, drawing or graphic design or a graduate student with a background in painting, illustration, drawing or graphic design OR students committed to pursuing a career in the Visual Arts.
Contact:
Amanda Black Associate Director of Student Financial Services The University of the Arts Student Financial Services- Hamilton Hall 320 S. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 Phone: 215-717-6137 E-mail: ablack@uarts.edu
Lee Dubin Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Apr 30
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
SMACNA Bay Area Scholarships
 
Amount:
5000
Awards:
20
Deadline:
Apr 30
The awards are open to all students, with preference given to sons/daughters of employees of a Bay Area SMACNA firm. The scholarships are to be used for tuition and books, and the recipient shall agree to be employed by a member firm during the summer months following the granting of the scholarship.
Contact:
Bay Area Chapter Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association Airport Corporate Centre 7677 Oakport Street Suite 1100 Oakland, CA 94621 Toll Free: 866-5SMACNA Tel: 510-635-8212 Fax 510-635-0320
The Tang Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $15000 (renewable up to 3 additional years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Self-proclaimed Asian/Pacific Islander (minimum 25%) and gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender and involved in the GLBT community. Must be high school graduate from one of the 9 Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma, Solano. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours) at an accredited institution of higher learning. This may be college, university, community college, 4-year, 2-year, technical or vocational program. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must be between the ages of 17-25 on April 30. Demonstrate financial hardship and academic potential. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Edward Tang 300 El Camino Real San Carlos, CA 94070-2489 E-mail: ecmt@yahoo.com Url: https://sites.google.com/site/tangscholarship/
The Shining Star Scholarship Fund for LGBT Students
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 30
This scholarship is open to any LGBT youth who attends Western MA high school or college, who has shown an interest in pursuing a college education. Candidates must demonstrate a financial need and complete all requirements by the deadline listed below. Application Requirements 1. Complete an application. 2. Write an Essay regarding your goals, awards and achievements (maximum of 3 pages). 3. Submit a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation, with at least one from an instructor or teacher and one from a supervisor/community organization that you have been involved in. 4. Provide an official school transcript and/or SAT/ACT scores. 5. Provide a digital photograph.
Contact:
LGBT Coalition Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 1036 Northampton, MA. 01060 Email: CoalitionScholarships@gmail.com Questions? Please email any questions to info@lgbtcoalitionwma.org Website: www.lgbtcoalitionwma.org
Lee Dubin Memorial Fund
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Apr 30
Open to post-secondary students who have demonstrated ability and commitment to effecting change in the LGBTQ community and the community at large. Must have one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/ or queer parent(s)/guardian(s). Be enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution. No graduate level or higher applicants please. Include financial aid form. Maintain a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.0.
Contact:
COLAGE 1550 Bryant Street Suite 830 San Francisco, CA 94103 Phone: 415-861-5437 Email: colage@colage.org
DiversityJobs.com Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
April 30, August 31, December 31
Open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in accredited colleges and universities in the U.S.. Open to minority and disadvantaged students including Hispanics, African Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, military veterans, women, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community. Must be enrolled in a college or university who has registered for DiversityJobs.com scholarship program. To see a list of registered schools, visit: http://streetsmart.diversityjobs.com/registered-schools/. Must like DiversityJobs.com Facebook page. Must be enrolled as a full-time student at the time of application.
Contact:
Schools can register for the Diversity Jobs.com scholarship program by calling 954-727-8822 or writing to scholarships@justjobs.com Website: www.diversityjobs.com
Colage Lee Dubin Memorial Fund
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Apr 30
Open to post-secondary students who have demonstrated ability and commitment to effecting change in the LGBTQ community and the community at large. Must have one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/ or queer parent(s)/guardian(s). Be enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution. No graduate level or higher applicants please. Include financial aid form. Maintain a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.0.
Contact:
* www.colage.org/programs/academic/leedubin.htm * scholarship@colage.org * 415.861.5437 * COLAGE Scholarship Committee 1550 Bryant Street, Suite 830 San Francisco, CA 94103
The R. Scott Hitt Internship in Leadership Development
 
Amount:
Internship
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
May
The candidate must: 1) Have demonstrated significant leadership ability as evidenced by accomplishments, awards, elected or volunteer positions. 2) Have demonstrated a strong commitment to, and passion for, social justice, particularly LGBT equality. Contact for additional information.
Contact:
The R. Scott Hitt Foundation 3699 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 1290 Los Angeles, CA 90010 James Vellequette Managing Director 323-573-3005