LEAGUE Foundation LGBTQ Scholarship

Due: April 15, 2022

Award: Varies

Academic: Highschool Senior

Region: National

Description: Since 1996, LEAGUE Foundation has awarded 195 college scholarships totaling $423,500 to self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ+) graduating US High School Students and or US Military Base High School students based on the following achievements: a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; significant involvement in community service; and acceptance to an accredited US junior college, four year college, or university.

Link: https://www.leaguefoundation.org/

Out to Innovate Scholarship for LGBTQ+ Stem Students

Due: June 4, 2022 (Application opens April 1, 2022)

Award: (1st Place Winner) $5,000 & (2nd Place Winner) $2,500

Academic: Completed minimum of 2 years of post-secondary education, Declared STEM major

Region: National

Description: The Out to Innovate™ Scholarships, established in 2011, are intended for LGBTQ+ undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in STEM careers.

Link: https://www.noglstp.org/programs-projects/scholarships/

Point Scholarship

Due: January 18th, 2022

Award: “Last Provider” Basis → “…fills in the gaps and provides funds not provided by other [funds]”

Academic: Enrolled or Intend to enroll into a U.S. accredited college or university

Region: National

Description: Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students. Point’s multifaceted support of its scholarship recipients (“scholars”) extends far beyond direct financial contribution toward the cost of their education. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs and events.

Link: https://pointfoundation.org/point-apply/apply-now/

eQuality Scholarship

Due: January 31, 2022

Award: $6,000

Academic: High school senior, Transfer student, Medical student

Region: California

Description: eQuality is the joint effort of a group of individuals and organizations based in the San Francisco Bay Area (see list on Home page). It began in 1989 as a scholarship program by Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s lesbian and gay employee group, now PG&E PrideNetwork. The following year, the Bay Area Network of Gay and Lesbian Educators joined the effort. Additional members have joined eQuality over the years, and more are always welcome.

Link: https://www.equalityscholarship.org/apply.html

Pride Foundation

Due: January 7, 2022

Award: Varies

Academic: Pursuing Post-secondary education in the 2022-2023 school year

Region: Northwest (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington)

Description: Pride Foundation provides essential financial resources and community support to LGBTQ+ student leaders across the Northwest. Since awarding our first scholarship in 1993, we’ve awarded more than $7 million to more than 2,200 students in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Link: https://pridefoundation.org/find-funding/scholarships/guidelines/