LGBT Scholarships

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First 10 LGBT scholarships:
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 Program
 
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
Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Contact. No available information for 2015.
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
The Fredrikson and Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
TBA Fall 2014
Open to first-year law students from diverse backgrounds.
Contact:
Greta Larson Email : glarson@fredlaw.com Fredrikson and Byron, P. A. 200 South Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425 Url: www.fredlaw.com/minority_scholarship
PFLAG National Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Contact
You are a graduating senior entering higher education for the first time, this calendar year (if you graduated in the past year and took a time off you are still eligible to apply). Self identify as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an ally Demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBT community. Have applied to an accredited U.S.higher education institution. - See more at: http://community.pflag.org/scholarship#sthash.OvTtreG8.dpuf
Contact:
PFLAG National Office 1828 L Street, NW Suite 660 Washington, D.C. 20036 By phone: (202) 467-8180 By fax: (202) 349-0788 General e-mail: info@pflag.org - See more at: community.pflag.org/page.aspx?pid=259#sthash.oGPg9ysc.dpuf Website: www.pflag.org
The Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
We are no longer accepting applications for this scholarship. Please check back for information on applying for the 2015-2016 school year.
Applicants do not need to be lesbian or gay to apply. Recipients will be third-year or fourth-year law students who intend to devote at least part of their practice to improving the quality of life for sexual minorities. To be eligible for scholarship consideration, a candidate must 1. be committed to equal rights and justice for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered persons; 2. be a citizen of the United States; 3. be a student at an accredited law school; 4. demonstrate the potential to complete his/her law program successfully; and 5. demonstrate the intent to practice law and promote the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community.
Contact:
Equity Foundation P. O. Box 5696 Portland, OR 97228-5696 Voice: 503.231.5759 ext 521/ Fax: 503.231.5793 E-mail: info@equityfoundation.org Website: www.equityfoundation.org
Reaching Out MBA Scholarship
 
Amount:
12500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Contact
Funds scholarships nationwide for LGBT first year students enrolled or planning to enroll in a two-year graduate business school program.
California Bar Foundation Diversity Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $7500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Please check back in March of 2015 for the 2015 Application.
Open to first-year law students who have enrolled into a law school in the state of California. Must be a minority which historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession. Demonstrate financial need. Commitment to community. Leadership potential. Two letters of recommendation. If enrolling in online law school, students must be California residents.
Contact:
Diversity Scholarship Program California Bar Foundation 180 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94105 Fax: (415) 856-0788 For additional information, please contact Natalia Merluzzi at (415) 856-0780 or scholarships@calbarfoundation.org Website: www.californiabarfoundation.org