LGBT Scholarships

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First 10 LGBT scholarships:
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
PFLAG National Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
April 30
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.
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 Website: www.pflag.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
Frankel-Adair Scholarship for LGBT Students
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
Applicant must identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Must reside in the greater Philadelphia area. Must be pursuing post-secondary education (may be enrolled or enrolling as a full-time or part-time student).
Contact:
ACLU of Pennsylvania PO Box 40008 Philadelphia, PA 19106 info@aclupa.org 215-592-1513 Questions? Contact us at frankelscholarship@aclupa.org or 215-592-1513.
Gayborhood ScholarshipNew!
 
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
2 per semester
Deadline:
April 30
Gayborhood, the nation's #1 guide to finding LGBT-supportive businesses and events, provides a total of four scholarships per year. Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded for the Spring and Fall semesters each year to help with the costs associated with continuing education. Submit an essay (500 words maximum) outlining your service and passion for the LGBT community along with full name, mailing address, email address and telephone number via the form below or via postal service to the address outlined below.
Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship (National)
 
Amount:
$1500-$3000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
May 1
Open to Lesbian-identified high school seniors, undergrad or graduate students who exhibit academic excellence, leadership ability, commitment to community service and LGBT issues. Must attend school in U.S..
Contact:
Traub- Dicker Rainbow Scholarship Stonewall Community Foundation 119 West 24th Street, New York, New York 10011-1995 Phone: 212-367-1155 Fax: 212-367-1157 Website: www.stonewallfoundation.org
An Uncommon Legacy Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
May 01
Awards are for outstanding lesbian undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university. Must have financial need. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Support and contribute to the lesbian community. Consideration will be given to academic performance, honors, personal or financial hardship and, especially, service to the LGBT community.
Contact:
Scholarship Review Committee An Uncommon Legacy Foundation, Inc. PO Box 33727 Washington, DC 20033 Phone: 202-265-1926 Fax: 202-265-1927 Email: scholarship@uncommonlegacy.org Website: www.uncommonlegacy.org/
Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 01
* Be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender; or the child of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender parent(s). * Reside in Oregon or Southwest Washington (Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania or Wahkiakum Co.) for at least one year prior to submitting an application. * Be pursuing his/her education through the post-secondary level in one or more of the following areas: Academic, trade, vocational or the arts. * Demonstrate a need for financial assistance. * Be accepted for enrollment to, or be enrolled in an accredited program beyond the secondary educational level. * Provide evidence of the potential to successfully complete his/her selected program of study.
Contact:
Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund PO Box 8854 Portland, OR 97207-8854 Website: www.peacockafterdark.org