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First 10 LGBT scholarships:

Amount:
$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
February 18
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 ali@gsafewi.org.
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 26
This scholarship is to promote higher education and scholastic achievement. Involvement in community-based gay and lesbian activism in the Orange County, California area.
Contact:
Dennis W. Cabaret Scholarship c/o Thomas J. Peterson 2821 Cassia Street Newport Beach, CA 92660-3217 scholarship@ocfederation.org
Amount:
$1000-$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 27
The Aegis Foundation Scholarships help lower income students obtain a higher education that would otherwise pose a tremendous hardship for that individual or family. The LGBTQ scholarship awards empower promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential. Aegis Scholarship Awards may be applied to tuition, books, fees or dissertation expenses. Each person who applies for an Aegis Scholarship is evaluated on the totality of their situation. Academic achievement, personal merit, leadership, professional experiences, financial need, marginalization, personal and future goals are all taken into consideration.
Contact:
Aegis Foundation 282 11th Ave, #3004 New York, NY 10001 Website: aegisfoundationinc.org Url: aegisfoundationinc.org/publications/aegis-foundation-scholarship-application/
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
Amount:
$2000 $500 book stipend, renewable up to to $2500 for 3 additional years
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 1
The scholarship consists of a $2,000 one-year scholarship, which can be renewed for up to three years at $2,500 per year. The first scholarship includes an additional $500 book stipend to be called the Ellen Masin Persina Scholarship. The Persina Scholarship will be awarded to the recipient of the NPC Scholarship, making the total amount of the first-year award $2,500. The competition is open to high school seniors, with a grade point average of 3.0 or better, who are preparing to enter college and intends to become a journalist and who will bring diversity to US journalism.
Contact:
The National Press Club 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC 20045 202-662-7500 Url: www.press.org/about/scholarships/diversity
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 1
$10,000 to support empirical research from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences on any topic related to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender issues. Must be either a doctoral%u2010level researcher or graduate student affiliated with an educational institution of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit research organization. Graduate students and early career researchers are encouraged to apply.
Contact:
American Psychological Association 750 First Street, NE Washington, DC 20002-4242 Telephone: (800) 374-2721 or (202) 336-5500 Website: www.apa.org
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
The George D. and Marion Phelps Hamar HRBOR Scholarship was started in 2011 by Michael Hamar in memory of his parents and in honor of Hampton Roads Business OutReach (HRBOR), an LGBT chamber of commerce. The scholarship is for self-identifying lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) students graduating from high schools in the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk or Virginia Beach, paying special emphasis to those who have demonstrated involvement in the LGBT community. Recipients must attend a four-year college or university. This scholarship is typically awarded to one student every four years. Financial need is required. Please note: a list of scholarship recipients may be provided to your high school and published annually in the Foundation's newsletter. You must be comfortable with having your name publicly affiliated with this scholarship.
Contact:
Hampton Roads Community Foundation Phone Numbers: Office: (757) 622-7951 Fax: (757) 622-1751 Mailing Address: Hampton Roads Community Foundation 101 W. Main Street, Suite 4500 Norfolk, VA 23510 https://hamptonroadscf.academicworks.com/opportunities/703
Amount:
up to $13,000 over 4 years including GPA and Internship bonuses. The initial scholarship of $1,000 per semester is renewable for up to eight semesters and may be used for tuition, books or fees at any college or university in the US.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
In honor of Matthew Shepard, who died tragically as the result of a hate crime. This scholarship is to support the dreams and educational goals of lgbtq teens in Iowa. Applicants must be graduating Iowa high school senior. GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. ACT score of 22 or better.Openly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer. Demonstrable LGBTQ activism and community service. High moral and ethical standards and conduct.
Contact:
Eychaner Foundation PO Box 1797 Des Moines, Iowa 50305-1797 E-mail: info@eyechanerfoundation.org Website: www.eyechanerfoundation.org
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 2
Open to any entering, existing, or graduate student at Fresno State University who demonstrates pride in their community and who has good academic standing.
Contact:
Fresno State Alumni Association 2625 E. Matoian Way, SH 124 Fresno, California 93740 www.bulldogpride.org/
Amount:
$5000 to cover the cost of registration, expenses and meals.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 2
Open to LGBTQ Muslims 25 years of age and younger.