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First 10 LGBT scholarships:

Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 27
Point Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship applicants, including: A proven track record of leadership and community involvement, Strong academic achievement, Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community, Financial need. Eligible applicants also: Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the fall of 2020. Students enrolled or intending to enroll in a college or university in a United States territory are NOT eligible. Must be %u201Cout%u201D as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year. Must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/ doctoral program. Post-doctoral research programs are not eligible. Students studying at community colleges, online programs, or trade schools, are NOT eligible. [But, if you are a community college student, check out our Community College Scholarship] Community college students must be transferring to a four-year college or university. Must be at least a senior in high school. If selected as a finalist, the finalist must be in North or Central America on April 23-25 and be available to fly to Los Angeles in order to remain eligible for the scholarship. All travel expenses will be covered by Point.
Contact:
LA Office: 323-933-1234 Phone: 866-33-POINT (866-337-6468) Fax: 866-39-POINT (866-397-6468) Website: www.pointfoundation.org Url: https://pointfoundation.org/point-apply/application-faqs/
Amount:
$6,000
Awards:
23
Deadline:
January 31
In general, eligible students fall into one of these categories: Resident of northern or central California who completed or expects to complete high school or equivalent between 1 Jul 2015 and 30 Jun 2020; Resident of northern or central California who completed or expects to complete community college between 1 Jul 2015 and 30 Jun 2020; Enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited ADN or BSN RN program in California; or Pursuing a graduate degree in another health care field at an accredited graduate school in California or as a California resident attending an accredited graduate school elsewhere in the United States.
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 10
APIQWTC (Asian and Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community) is an organization in the San Francisco Bay Area providing support and community for nearly 800 queer and trans Asian and Pacific Islander individuals. The APIQWTC scholarship supports queer Asian and Pacific Islander women and transgender people in their pursuit of technical/professional training or higher education. Current students in a certificate or degree-granting program as well as high school seniors and other future students about to matriculate into certificate or degree-granting program in Summer 2019 or Fall 2019 are eligible to apply. Applicants should demonstrate academic commitment as well as community involvement.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 14
To promote effective writing by, about, and/or for queer youth, Queer Foundation offers to the winners of the 2018%u201319 high school seniors English essay contest $1,000 scholarships to attend the U.S. college or university of their choice in the 2019%u201320 academic year to study queer theory or related fields. Examples of related fields are queer medical, legal, or social issues. Queer Foundation reserves the right to award no scholarships in case no submissions merit an award.
Contact:
Queer Foundation Joseph Dial, Ph.D., Executive Director P.O. Box 1206 Ravensdale, WA 98051 jdial@queerfoundation.org If you are having problems downloading or using the form, email us at queerfoundation@queerfoundation.org so that we can help you. queerfoundation.org/html/scholarship_application/
Amount:
Full-tuition
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 14
Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program which is an integral part of our diversity recruiting efforts helping to attract Black, Hispanic, Native American, and LGBT college juniors and sophomores. If selected as an RBF Scholar, you will receive a financial scholarship for exceptional academic achievement and a summer internship with Morgan Stanley. We encourage students of all majors and disciplines to apply. You must be currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior at an undergraduate institution. Please note this particular scholarship is for Baltimore students. For other opportunities, visit: www.morganstanley.com
Contact:
Morgan Stanley 1633 Broadway 20 th Floor New York, NY 10019 Phone: (212)537-1400 Students must apply online at www.morganstanley.com/careers. For questions, please email diversityrecruiting@morganstanley.com
Amount:
$20,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 15th
Applicants must be enrolled doctoral candidates who have completed coursework, qualifying exams, and submitted their dissertation prospectus (e.g., ABD status). Students studying or located in all geographical regions are welcome. However, funds from the Pettit Fellowship may not be able to cover the total cost of travel for many students coming from international locations. We encourage students from non-US locations to apply for supplementary travel funding from their home institutions. Students who are working on projects within the thematic and within the scope of lesbian studies are encouraged apply. The committee interprets Lesbian Studies in this context as being able to encompass the study of a broad range of genders, gender identities, and sexualities within multiple disciplines.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 19
This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded for outstanding work in the field of LGBTQ Health, particularly with respect to serving Hispanic/Latino patients in the United States. Applicants must submit an essay documenting their work in the LGBTQ health field. This can include scholarly work or advocacy activities.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
February 24
The Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools ("GSAFE") Youth Scholarship awards four high school seniors $1,000 each. The recipients of these awards will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting respect for all, especially in a school setting, with an emphasis on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues (LGBT). This scholarship is open to all Wisconsin high school seniors, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Contact:
For further information call (608) 661-4141 or email info@gsafewi.org. https://gsafewi.org
Amount:
$30,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 24
Open to persons pursuing public interest law projects. Must be law student eligible to graduate in the spring or lawyer who is within 3 years of graduating from law school.
Contact:
Pride Law Fund P. O. Box 2602 San Francisco CA 94126-2602 E-mail: info@pridelawfund.org Url: www.pridelawfund.org/fellowships/tom-steel/
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 28
For undergraduate and graduate studies (High School Seniors and College students who are accepted/enrolled in accredited colleges/universities) Armenian descent (1st /2nd /3rd generation Armenians) If parents or grandparents are Armenian, names will have to be provided. Active involvement in an organization that benefits the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (GLBT) community Must attend school in California GALAS scholarship award recipient selection committee members are not eligible.
Contact:
Gay and Lesbian Armenian Society 8721 Santa Monica Blvd. Box #654 West Hollywood, CA 90069-4511 www.galasla.org