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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:
Minimum $10,000
Awards:
Varies
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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:
$10000 paid 2L Summer Associate Position
Awards:
3
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Please check back in April of 2019 for information regarding 2020 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship.
Baker, Donelson, Barman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC will award three (3) scholarships to diverse law students this year. Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid during the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses. Additionally, recipients will be awarded a salaried 2L Summer Associate position.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November, Contact for 2019 Availability
Open to students who are actively involved in the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender Community. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Must contribute to the diversity of the University of Iowa Campus. Financial need. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply with preference given to undergraduate students.
Contact:
Robert D. Dockendorff Scholarship Committee c/o Autumn Tallman International Programs 1111 University Capitol Centre Iowa City, IA 52242 319-335-0353 autumn-tallman@uiowa.edu
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.
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Each Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award winner receives a grant of $10,000 and are honored during Pride weekend on an all-expenses paid trip to New York or Los Angeles.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Nomination deadline is February 23rd
The Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards are bestowed each year to acknowledge remarkable young people who refuse to be silenced by societal norms and demonstrate profound courage in the face of hardship, intolerance and bigotry based on sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin. To further elevate their advocacy and educational efforts, each Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award winners receive a grant of $10,000 and are honored during Pride weekend on an all-expenses paid trip to New York or Los Angeles. Also, each winner receives a trip to the Creating Change Conference to network and learn with other outstanding LGBTQ leaders from across the nation.
Contact:
Colin Higgins Foundation c/o Tides Foundation NY Office 55 Exchange Place, Suite 402, New York, NY 10005 Phone: (212) 509-4973 Fax: (212) 509-1059 E-mail: info@colinhiggins.org www.colinhiggins.org/yca/
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:
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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.