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First 10 LGBT scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $60,000 ($15,000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Up to 4
Deadline:
April 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.
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 30
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.
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
Identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender; come from the greater Philadelphia area encompassing Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, and Bucks counties and study, or plan to study in the area. (Note: applicants not originally from the greater Philadelphia area, but studying or planning to study here are eligible to apply, but preference will be given to applicants who are both from the area and studying here); 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 60173 Philadelphia, PA 19102 info@aclupa.org 215-592-1513 Questions? Contact us at frankelscholarship@aclupa.org or 215-592-1513.
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30th
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
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.
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
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
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
OPALGA is pleased to announce a new scholarship program designed to provide financial support for the continuing education for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning students; children of LGBT parents; or allies of the LGBTQ community. There are 2 types of scholarships. The first is for graduating high school students who have shown service, activism, and an understanding of the LGBT community. The second is for continuing education students (for advanced degrees)who are planning to work with the LGBT community and its issues. Scholarships are open to graduates of area high schools: Oak Park River Forest High School, Proviso East, Proviso Math & Science, Morton East & West High Schools, Elmwood Park High School, Steinmetz Academic Centre, Fenwick High School, or Trinity High School.
Contact:
OPALGA P.O. Box 1460 Oak Park, IL 60304 Website: www.opalga.org
Amount:
One winner will receive $500 and one runner up will receive $100 courtesy of AdmissionWise Consulting.
Awards:
2
Deadline:
May 1
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:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 2
Each year, LifeWorks awards money to eligible LGBTQA youth and by applying to the LifeWorks scholarship, you may be considered for the Tate Renegade Thorson Memorial Scholarship. The Tate Renegade Thorson Memorial Scholarship is specifically for transgender youth. We also have an NBCUniversal Media Scholarship. Students must be studying an area of media to be eligible. This scholarship is a tuition grant based on financial need only. Because NBCUniversal aims to support careers in media and entertainment applicants must be an undergraduate majoring--or for High School senior, declaring a major or pursuing education in media, including but not limited to: Advertising, Broadcasting, Digital media, Graphic Design, Website Development, Journalism, communications or Public Relations.
Contact:
LifeWorks | L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center | The Village at Ed Gould Plaza | 1125 N. Mccadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038 Ph: 323.860.7373 | Fax: 323.308.4152 | lifeworks@lagaycenter.org Url: lifeworksla.org/programs/scholarship.html