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Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 15
The Helen Veress-Mitchell Scholarship fund is designed to help people living with HIV/AIDS attend college and pursue a two-year, four-year or graduate degree. Scholarships are also available to students who are attending technological and trade schools. Scholarships are limited in scope to students with ties to Northern California. Scholarships are administered through The Capital City AIDS Fund (CCAF) a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization located in Sacramento, California. Students must be enrolled in a credentialed college or technical school. Students must remain in good standing with a minimum GPA of 2.00. Proof of enrollment must accompany the scholarship application. A progress report must be submitted to the scholarship committee in a timely manner.
Contact:
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Stuart Eldridge @ (916) 455-2777 or email: [email protected]. www.capcityaidsfund.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jul 15
In memory of Joshua Gomes, scholarship is awarded to individuals living with HIV/AIDS to pursue education at the college of their choice. Applicant must be HIV positive or have AIDS. Must be accepted into or enrolled in a U.S. college, university, institute or technical college. Applicant must be accepted into or enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study. Previous applicants and recipients are encouraged to reapply each year.
Contact:
The Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund 45767 McKenzie Highway Vida, OR 97488 Phone:(541)-896-3023 Email: [email protected] Website: www.joshuagomes.org
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 30 (Please contact for 2022 availability and deadline)
This merit based scholarship has been established as a way for Indy Pride, Inc. to reward future and current students attending an accredited Indiana-based university or college who are making significant contributions to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Questioning, and Straight Ally (LGBTQS) community through their academic pursuits. The scholarship also provides for those who identify as members of the LGBTQS community who have demonstrated a lack of support to attend an institute of higher education.
Contact:
Indy Pride P.O. Box 44403, Indianapolis, IN 46244 www.indypride.org https://indypride.org/educational-scholarships/
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 31
An out LGBT person of color who is a graduating high school senior or currently attending any accredited technical, undergraduate or graduate school located in the United States. Accepted or registered at a post-secondary educational institution for full or part-time attendance as defined by the institution Cumulative high school/college/or technical school grade point average of 3.0 or higher
Contact:
Legacy of Success Foundation, Inc. (LOSF) Attn: Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 190313 Dallas, Texas 75219 https://www.pdffiller.com/jsfiller-desk15/?projectId=484661823#177a13cb9e9da3eba319e42ad8f6badd
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 31
The NGPA and its sponsoring partners offer various scholarships for those pursuing a career in aviation. Each scholarship description will have specific eligibility requirements unique to that particular scholarship. Applicants are encouraged to carefully read the scholarship descriptions to ensure that they qualify. The only universal requirement is that you must be an NGPA member at the time of application submission.
Contact:
National Gay Pilots Association PO Box 7271 Dallas, TX 75209-0271 Phone Number (214) 336-0873 Fax Number (214) 350-0447 Website: www.ngpa.org
Amount:
One winner will receive $500 and one runner up will receive $100 courtesy of AdmissionWise Consulting.
Awards:
2
Deadline:
August 1 (No Information for 2023) Please Contact Provider for Availability and Deadline.
Any queer or trans teen ages 13-18 residing in the United States. *We especially welcome submissions from queer and trans people of color, undocumented queer and trans people, currently or formerly incarcerated queer and trans people, homeless or low-income queer and trans people, and queer and trans people with disabilities.* What: Write a poem/story/nonfiction piece that contains character(s) who identify as queer or trans.
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
August 1st
The Horror Writers Association (HWA) offers the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship to assist in the professional development of our members as horror writers. The scholarship is open to all applicants; membership in HWA is not a requirement. Applicants for the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship must be female or transgender female and submit work based on the horror genre. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 2
Dedicated to continuing the legacy of AIDS educator and activist Pedro Zamora, the Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship seeks to support the academic efforts of emerging young leaders who share Pedro's passionate commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The scholarship is open to all current high school seniors and college freshman, sophomores and juniors (ages 27 and younger) who demonstrate an active commitment to mitigating the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and taking on roles of public service and leadership. Examples of Pedro Zamora Scholars' previous work include but are not limited to: Serving in peer-education and prevention programs Working in the reproductive and sexual health fields Pursuing a medical degree to work with HIV-positive individuals International service providing AIDS-related care and/or HIV-prevention education Research in established and emerging technologies designed to mitigate the epidemic Activism and social change efforts that address issues contributing to the epidemic, such as: education and drug sentencing reform, employment and economic justice issues, housing and homelessness.
Amount:
$5000 and a Summer Associate Position
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 12
The Reed Smith/Citizens Financial Group Diversity Fellowship Program provides an award in the amount of $5,000 and a 2023 summer associate position to a diverse, second-year law student who has demonstrated strong academic scholarship, dedication to community service and/or leadership, and an understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. The successful candidate will spend the first six weeks of the summer associate program in Reed Smith's New York office and will spend the remaining four weeks in the legal department at Citizens Bank's New York office. The $5,000 will be awarded at the conclusion of the summer program and will be paid in addition to the summer associate salary.
Amount:
$20000 scholarship
Awards:
3
Deadline:
August 31
Every year, our BOS, DC, LA, NY, and SF offices (CH will be added in 2023) award one second-year law student a $20,000 Diversity Scholarship and a salaried position in our Summer Program. The scholarship is paid in two installments: $10,000 during the second-year summer and another $10,000 payable when the student returns to ArentFox Schiff as an Associate after graduation. Candidates may only apply to one office. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Second-year law student, in good standing, at an ABA-accredited law school in the US. Excellent college and law school academic performance. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated leadership qualities, work experience, and community involvement. Authorized to work in the US. Member of a diverse population that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession. Must join the ArentFox Schiff Summer Program after their second year of law school. Have a strong interest in joining the Firm as an associate after law school graduation,