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First 10 LGBT scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 14
The grant and scholarship program was created to promote human and civil rights by making our public schools safe for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. The program was renamed in 2009 in the memory of CTA member and educator Guy DeRosa. Guy was a life long advocate for civil and human rights, particularly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. The grants will support projects and presentations that promote understanding and respect for GLBT persons and to support GLBT safety in public schools. As you distribute this information to potential applicants, make sure grant applicants are: A CTA/SCTA member, or A public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member, or A public school district(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member *Autonomous groups and CTA Caucuses are not eligible The scholarship program will support CTA/SCTA members enrolled in a teacher/counseling credential or graduate program who are pursuing a career in public education. Awardees are expected to address any experiences and/or your personal philosophy and how it benefits the GLBT public school community. Applicants must be a: A CTA/SCTA member, or A public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member *Autonomous groups and CTA Caucuses are not eligible
Contact:
Contact Person: Janeya Dawson Contact Person title: CTA GLBT Safety In Schools Grant and Scholarship Street Address: 1705 Murchison Drive Burlingame, CA 94010 Phone Number: (650)-552-5446 www.cta.org
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
1 annually
Deadline:
December 31
The #TransgenderFirst Scholarship is the first national scholarship exclusively dedicated to helping underserved Transgender students get affordable access to a college education. Awards are annual and based on eligibility, financial need, personal hardship, academic merit, and other related considerations.
Contact:
Please submit the application on the website applications@transgenderscholarship.org transgenderscholarship.org
Amount:
Minimum $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
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Applicants interested in the fellowship must apply to a business school participating in the Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship Program. Student must receive offer of admission at school(s) and Fellowship offer directly from the school. Student would then select school of choice. Upon student's confirmation school notifies Reaching Out of its selection. For a list of participating schools: https://www.reachingoutmba.org/lgbtmbafellowship
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
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Pride of the Rose Scholarship for Oregon residents in Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, or Columbia Counties or Washington residents in Clark county.
Contact:
Equity Foundation, PO Box 5696, Portland, OR 97228 Phone: (503) 231-5759 E-mail: info@equityfoundation.org Website: www.equityfoundation.org
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January
1L and 2L law students who meet the selection criteria and have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States are eligible to apply for the Donald W. Banner Diversity Fellowship. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of academic achievement, excellent interpersonal skills, a scientific or engineering degree, and be eligible to take the Patent Bar Exam.
Contact:
Submit completed application materials in PDF format by email to fellowship@bannerwitcoff.com, or in paper form to: Donald W. Banner Diversity Fellowship c/o Jennifer Lee Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. 1100 13th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20005 Visit www.bannerwitcoff.com/diversity for more information.
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
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Applicants must be planning to pursue a career in journalism, be able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession. Selection will be based on journalistic and scholastic ability. Applicants also must demonstrate an awareness of the issues facing the LGBTQ community and the importance of fair and accurate news coverage. For undergraduates, a declared major in journalism and/or communications is desirable but not required. Non-journalism majors may demonstrate their commitment to a journalism career through work samples, internships, and work on a school news publication, online news service or broadcast affiliate. Graduate students must be enrolled in a journalism program. Applicants must be NLGJA members in good standing.
Contact:
Aarons Scholarship %u2013 NLGJA 2120 L St NW, Suite 850 Washington, DC 20037 Please send applications questions to Aarons@nlgja.org and include the name of the applicant in the subject line. https://www.nlgja.org/resources/aarons/
Amount:
$1000-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance and quality work experience to college students who can contribute to the diversity of the YMCA and who are potential candidates for professional employment with this organization.It is open not only to Hispanics, but to members of other diversity groups as well.
Contact:
Human Resources YMCA of Greater Rochester Association Office 444 East Main Street Rochester, NY 14604 Phone: 546-5500 Fax: 454-1328
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
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To qualify for this fund you must be a resident of the State of Utah, Be admitted to or attending a two or four-year public or private accredited college, university or vocational/technical school as an undergraduate in the state of Utah. Private for profit, online and other similar institutions are not eligible. Awards are not granted for graduate study or to satisfy student loans. Have and maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average GPA while receiving the scholarship. Show leadership regarding rights and recognition for LGBTQ people. Demonstrate financial need.
Amount:
$25-$650
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Ongoing
We are proud to offer grants that benefit LGBTQ individuals who have an express need for support. These microgrants, as we call them, range from $25 to $650, with some flexibility depending on the request. Right now, microgrants are made exclusively through the Bee Winkler Weinstein Fund and are awarded to help young women that have lost family support because of their sexual orientation or gender identity in becoming self-sufficient. Applicants must be between 18 and 25 years old, reside in the United States, and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, or gender nonconforming. Expenses that may be covered by a microgrant include, but are not limited to: GED tutoring or classes. Uniforms necessary for work. Undergraduate college application fees. Vocational training, licensing, and testing fees. Domestic needs, such as bedding or rental security deposits. Securing legal name changes or gender-affirming IDs.
Contact:
Mail: Bee's Fund 1270 Broadway, Suite 501 New York, NY 10001 Email: grants@stonewallfoundation.org Fax: 212.457.1351 Questions? Call 212.457.1341 or email grants@stonewallfoundation.org https://www.stonewallfoundation.org/grants/
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
First Saturday of June
Successful completion of a minimum of two years of post-high school education at an accredited college or university. Maintenance of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for the entirety of college/university enrollment. 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 LGBTQ inclusion and visibility. Students must be eligible for fall term registration and must not be under disciplinary sanction.