LGBT Scholarships

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First 10 LGBT scholarships:
McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
8
Deadline:
May 30
McGuireWoods 2019 annual Diversity Scholarship Program will award up to eight $5,000 scholarships to diverse current first-year law students with an expected graduation year of 2015, who are committed to contributing to and supporting diversity within the legal profession. Applicants are considered based on their involvement in community activities and diversity related student organizations, personal achievements, and law school and undergraduate academic performance. Consistent with the objective of promoting diversity in legal education and leadership roles in the legal profession, McGuireWoods will also consider additional criteria including, among other factors, whether the applicant is: The first family member to attend college. From an economically disadvantaged family. A member of a group currently underrepresented in law schools and law firms. From a family with little or no legal education or experience. An alumnus of a college or university whose graduates are historically underrepresented in law school. Demonstrating a strong commitment to promoting diversity in his or her undergraduate school, law school and community.
Contact:
Amy L. Pretty Attorney Recruiting Manager Mc Guire Woods LLP 77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 4100 Chicago, IL 60601-1818 apretty@mcguirewoods.com 312.849.3690 (fax) Website: www.mcguirewoods.com
Chely Wright "Like Me" Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1250
Awards:
5
Deadline:
May 31
Award is open to Graduating High School Seniors who can show that they have actively advocated for LGBT issues, such as respect and inclusion for LGBT youth, community service at an LGBT resource, involvement and/or attendance of LGBT events, working against teen bullying or teen suicide, and any other activities that improve the condition of the LGBT community and/or improve cultural conditions for LGBT youth. This list serves as examples only, and each student's personal, individual advocacy will be different.
Noho Pride Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Open to high school student who identifies as LGBTQ. Must be a resident of Franklin, Hamden, Hampshire or Berkshire counties, Massachusetts and have financial need.
Contact:
Noho Pride, Inc. P.O. Box 866 Northampton, MA 01061 Phone: 413-455-9151 E-mail: scholarship@nohopride.org Website: www.nohopride.org
Time Out Youth Neil and Tim Griffin Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$1250
Awards:
2
Deadline:
May 31
Since 2007, the scholarship has been providing financial assistance to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer identified youth seeking to earn two or four year degrees in the fields of their choice. Applying youth must be a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender high school senior or high school graduate under the age of 21 as of May 31 of the year of application and be a legal resident of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina or a county which Time Out Youth serves in North or South Carolina. Applicants must be planning to enroll as a full-time, degree-seeking student at an accredited academic or vocational institution with headquarters based in North Carolina or South Carolina in the summer or fall of the year of application.
Contact:
Please send completed applications and questions to O'Neale Atkinson, Director of Youth Programs, at oatkinson@timeoutyouth.org or call 704-344-8335.
LGBT Liberation ScholarshipsNew!
 
Amount:
$1,000 - $2,500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
May 31
Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age and be accepted to and/or attending a full-time higher education program at an accredited institution of learning in the USA.
Contact:
My Bedroom Spice Scholarship Program 120 Powell Street Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6A 1G1 E-mail: admin@mybedroomspice.com Url: https://www.mybedroomspice.com/pages/lgbt-scholarships
The Empress Emeritus Mona littleMore Memorial Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$500-$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 1
This scholarship will be awarded to student(s) who volunteer their time to promote and/or support the Texas GLBT Community and excel in academics with a 3.0 GPA or higher, participate in extra curricular activities and be a positive role model within their community.
Contact:
P.O. Box 2567 Austin, Texas 78768-2567 Phone: (512) 773-1199 Email: info@unitedcourtofaustin.org Url: www.unitedcourtofaustin.org/scholarship/
Battelle/NOGLSTP Out To Innovate Scholarships
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 3
Applicant must have successfully completed a minimum of two years of post-high school education at an accredited college or university. Must have maintained a (GPA) of 3.0 for the entirety of college/university enrollment Must be a declared major in an accredited STEM or STEM-related teaching field. Be an active supporter of and participant in programs or organizations that promote LGBT inclusion and visibility. Students must be eligible for fall term registration and must not be under disciplinary sanction.
Contact:
NOGLSTP PO Box 91803 Pasadena CA 91109 Amy A. Ross, Ph. D., NOGLSTP Program Coordinator at: aross at noglstp dot org
Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
$10000 paid 2L Summer Associate Position
Awards:
3
Deadline:
Jun 10
Baker, Donelson, Barman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC will award three (3) scholarships to diverse law students this year. Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid during the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses. Additionally, recipients will be awarded a salaried 2L Summer Associate position.
GLBT LEAP Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 14
Applicants must be Texas residents but may study elsewhere. Preference given to self-identified GLBT students, their families or allies. Must demonstrate commitment to human and civil rights for all people.
Contact:
Leadership Education & Advocacy Program - Scholarships 3824 Cedar Springs Road, Ste. 4 17, Dallas, TX 75219 Email to: scholarships @glbtleap.org
Tidal Wave Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 15
The Tidal Wave Scholarship Fund (TWSF) proudly provides financial scholarships to openly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) students, as well as to students of GLBT parents, who can demonstrate financial need, as well as a background of positive contribution to their local GLBT community. These $1000 scholarships are one-time distributions but re-application is allowed for up to four years of undergraduate study. Scholarships are open for consideration to graduating high school seniors and to returning collegiate students up to age 25. Award selection is based on academic credentials, with at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; an essay on how they feel their out-and-proud lifestyle will produce a positive effect in their future careers and endeavors; and two letters of recommendation. Final candidates may be required to participate in a short interview.
Contact:
Applications must be mailed to: Tidal Wave Scholarship Fund c/o The Center 946 N. Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803. Click Here to download the complete application form (or right click and choose save file/link as to download the form to your computer). For more information, write to Tidal Wave Scholarship Fund, c/o The Center, 946 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, FL 32803 or email to details@tidalwaveparty.com Url: www.tidalwaveparty.com/tidal-wave-scholarship/