Scholarships2018-06-20T15:20:37+00:00

Scholarships

Here are scholarship opportunities for LGBTQ student. Most scholarship opportunities occur January-April. Go to the website provided to find information.

Safe Schools South Florida

Safe Schools South Florida offers the Robert E. Loupo, Jr. “Legacy of Change” Scholarship for M-DCPS graduating seniors who are advocates and/or activists, dedicated to upholding the dignity, rights and equality of the entire LGBTQ community, both in school and at large.

Email safe@safeschoolssouthflorida.org for information.

Aqua Foundation for Women

Aqua Foundation for Women provides scholarships to benefit lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students attending or entering college. We identify emerging leaders and help them develop and grow through our scholarship program, which includes a component designed to facilitate collaborative and leadership skills.

http://www.aquafoundation.org/scholarship-program/

LEAGUE Foundation – LGBT National Scholarship Fund

The LEAGUE Foundation provides financial resources for America’s LGBTQ high school seniors entering their first year of institutions of higher learning. The scholarship application opens annually in January and closes in April with awards distributed in the summer of each year.

https://www.leaguefoundation.org/

PFLAG

PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization. PFLAG National Scholarship Program supports the next generation of leaders who have already been working tirelessly on numerous programs, projects, and activities aimed at making schools and communities safe and welcoming for all.

http://pflag.org/scholarship

 

Point Foundation National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund

Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society. Point Foundation promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training.

https://pointfoundation.org/

Unity Coalition

Unity Coalition offers LGBT scholarships for the arts, cosmetology, design, and education.

http://www.unitycoalition.org/Scholarship.html

Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida

The Young Conductor Program fosters music excellence in a young student from the South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble by placing them in one-on-one sessions with Chorus conductors and featuring them on the podium in the June concert. This program features a $1,000 scholarship for the student to continue his/her music studies. Email info@gmcsf.org for information.

http://www.gaymenschorusofsouthflorida.org/

Stonewall Community Foundation

Founded by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker, the Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship is awarded to students across the country who are women-identified lesbians and demonstrate their dedication to making a difference through their aspirations and actions. Applicants are judged on academic achievement, community service, and an interest in social change. Several winners are chosen each year and awarded scholarships of up to $3,000.

https://www.stonewallfoundation.org/scholarships