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First 10 LGBT scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $30,000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
March 5
Scholarship applicants must be current first-year students with full- or part-time class loads with an anticipated graduation date of May 2022 and should be currently attending one of the following law schools: University of California, Berkeley, School of Law; University of California Davis School of Law; University of California, Hastings College of the Law; Santa Clara University School of Law; Stanford Law School; or University of San Francisco School of Law. The scholarship program is open to law students of underrepresented groups whose background or personal experience would contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. Scholarship recipients will be chosen based upon a combination of merit and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to working and living in the Bay Area.
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 15
Open to Iowa high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership efforts to increase education and understanding of LGBT Issues and reduce homophobia in her or her school. Must be a resident of Iowa and plan to pursue post-secondary studies. You do not have to be LGBT to be eligible for this scholarship.
Contact:
For further information, contact: Jonathan Wilson, FFBC President c/o DavisBrown Law Firm 215 10th St, Suite 1300 Des Moines, Iowa 50309 Phone: (515) 288-2500 E-Mail: info@ffbciowa.org https://www.ffbciowa.org/scholarships.php
Amount:
$500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 15
The scholarships can be used by current college or vocational students or by high school students entering college the upcoming year. Additionally, full-time graduate and law school students are eligible for the scholarships. Applicants for all awards must be atheists and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (in academic subjects) or better. Applicants are judged based on their actions as atheists and activists. Applicants of all races, ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations are encouraged to apply. You do not have to be a member of American Atheists to apply for a scholarship, but you do have to be a member to accept a scholarship if you win. All applicants are offered a free one-year membership to American Atheists.
Amount:
$3500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 15
The Alexander G. Gray, Jr., Scholarship Award will be awarded to a second year or third year law student who demonstrates a commitment to and involvement in the LGBTQ community, leadership, maturity, and responsibility. Other indications of excellence, including positive personal, professional or academic traits, will also be considered. To be eligible to receive the Alexander G. Gray, Jr., Scholarship Award, a candidate must: Be enrolled as a second year (2L) or third year (3L) law student in the 2018-2019 academic year and be in good standing at a law school in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Attest to spending at least $3,500 for finanical costs directly related to enrollment in law school; Be a student member of the Mass. LGBTQ Bar; and If not already a member, the applicant must apply for student membership in the Mass. LGBTQ Bar. There is no cost for student membership. Membership applications must be submitted separately on line at www.masslgbtqbar.org.
Contact:
For any questions, please contact Peter Hahn (peter@peterhahnlaw.com) or Gavin Alexander (gavin.alexander@ropesgray.com). www.masslgbtqbar.org/article.html?aid=107
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 18
To be eligible, a candidate must 1. Be committed to equal rights and justice for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender individuals; 2. Be a citizen of the United States; 3. Be a student at an accredited law school; 4. Demonstrate the potential to complete his/her law program successfully; and 5. Demonstrate the intent to practice law and promote the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
Contact:
Applications are available from OGALLA and from all Oregon law schools OGALLA E-mail: info@ogalla.org or cierra@themetrolawgroup.com Website: www.ogalla.org
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 18
Have you been a victim of bullying? Maybe a witness to an online attack or a fight on your school campus? The "Carlos Vigil Memorial Scholarship" is intended for students who have academically persevered while experiencing bullying or for those who have led anti-bullying efforts in our schools and communities. In addition to bullying within school parameters, bullying has managed to leak into the digital platform in a way that potentially alleviates what little accountability exists and continues to snowball relentlessly. The purpose of this scholarship is to spread awareness of the severity of bullying. Submission Requirements: 2,000 word essay describing your cure for the bullying epidemic Students may submit a photo slideshow or video as an alternative to the essay to fulfill submission requirements.
Contact:
Submit the application by emailing to Danielle Silva at dsilva@useagle.org. Mail your application and other materials to: U.S. Eagle Federal Credit Union C/O Danielle Silva P.O. Box 129 Albuquerque, NM 87103 https://www.useagle.org/learn/scholarships/vigil-bullying-prevention-scholarship
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 19
Open to GLBTQ students in Maine. To promote positive role models for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered individuals in the academic environment and community at large.
Contact:
For more information about the RBPA Scholarship Fund, Inc., or to make a contribution, please call RBPA at (207) 775-0077 or write to RBPA Scholarship Fund, Inc., PO Box 11148, Portland, ME 04104. https://rbpa.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 25
Each year, LifeWorks partners with Southern California Edison, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Felice Samuel Greene & Tate Renegade Thorson Memorial Scholarship fund to award over $30,000 in scholarships to eligible LGBTQ and ally high school seniors as well as college undergrad students to assist in fulfilling their college education.
Contact:
Should you have any questions, contact LifeWorks at lifeworks@lalgbtcenter.org or by phone (323) 860-7373. https://lifeworksla.org/support-education/scholarships
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 29
The goal of the Adam S. Kaplan Memorial Scholarship is to support GLBT high school graduates who have overcome distinct challenges and/or have demonstrated commitment to serving the GLBT community. Must identify as GLBT; Must be enrolled or enrolling in college for the upcoming Fall Semester; Must have involvement in the GLBT community.
Contact:
Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth, Inc. The Center at Bay Shore 34 Park Avenue Bay Shore, NY 11706-7309 Telephone: 631.665.2300 Fax: 631.665.7874 The Center at Garden City 400 Garden City Plaza, Suite 110 Garden City, NY 11530 Telephone: 516.323.0011 Fax: 516.750.4715 Email: info@ligaly.org https://lgbtnetwork.org/kaplanscholarship
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 29
To be eligible to receive this award, an applicant must be (1) a self-identified LGBTQ student OR an allied student supportive of the LGBTQ community; (2) currently enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in the Greater Philadelphia region (this includes Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Montgomery, and Delaware counties in PA; Mercer, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem counties in NJ; and New Castle County in DE); (3) working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in a business program/major and (4) able to demonstrate leadership roles. Applicants are reviewed on the basis of academic credentials, business interest, a letter of recommendation, leadership potential and roles, community service and involvement, financial need, future career goals, and an interview (when applicable). For purposes of this award, a business program includes, but may not be limited to: Business Management, Finance, Leadership, Organizational Development, Organizational Dynamics, Entrepreneurship, Economics, and/or Accounting, or any combination of major/minor encompassing these subject areas. IBA, DVLF and LinguiSearch, Inc. employees, board members and their immediate families are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Contact:
Independence Business Alliance Industrious Workspace 230 S. Broad Street, 17th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19102 215-557-0190 Please contact IBA Executive Director, Zach Wilcha at zach@thinkiba.com, 215-557-0190 with any questions.