LGBTQ Scholarships

LEAGUE Foundation Scholarship

Summary: For high school seniors who have been accepted to a two- or four-year college or university in the United States and who identify as a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and be actively and substantially involved in community service.
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Amount: $1,500
How to Apply: See Web site for more information.
Address:

Charles Eader, Executive Director
LEAGUE Foundation
One AT&T Way, Room 4B214J
Bedminster, NJ 07921

URL: www.leaguefoundation.org/scholarships/


Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship

Summary: For LGBT youth pursuing a college degree from an accredited college, university, or technical/vocational program.
Eligibility: Must be a graduating senior in high school who identifies as LGBT, has good academic credentials, leadership, and community service involvement, and demonstrates financial need. Must reside in NY, NJ or CT.
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Amount: $1,000
How to Apply: See website for more information.
Address:

Live Out Loud
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 312
New York, NY 10113

Phone: (646) 366-5721
URL: http://www.liveoutloud.info/wp/programs/scholarship/


PFLAG Youth Scholarship Program

Summary: To provide support to young people coping in often adverse school environments.

Eligibility: Must be a graduating high school senior who is self-identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender or is a supporter of LGBT people demonstrating interest in the LGBT community. Noncitizens may apply.
Deadline: See Web site for more information.
Amount: $1,000-$5,000
How to Apply: See Web site for more information.
Address:

PFLAG, National Scholarship Program
1726 M Street, #400
Washington, DC 20036

URL: www.pflag.org/


The Point Foundation Scholarship

Summary: For underprivileged students, especially those who have been abandoned by family and other support systems because of their sexual orientation or gender identification.
Eligibility: Must plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States, demonstrate proven leadership skills and excellent scholastic achievements, and have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Noncitizens may apply.
Deadline: January 30, 2017
Amount: $2,000-$12,000
How to Apply: See Web site for more information.
Address:

The Point Foundation
1357 Broadway, Ste 401
New York, NY 10018

URL: https://www.pointfoundation.org/thepoint/scholarship/