Scholarships for Queer-Identifying Students


Scholarships for Queer-Identifying Students.

All information is correct as of April 2018

Arranged chronologically by deadline

Deadline: May 31, 2018

Eligibility:

  • College freshman, sophomore, junior
  • Age 27 or younger
  • Active commitment to fighting AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership (e.g. providing peer-based prevention and education: engaging in advocacy of grassroots activism; raising public awareness; and/or delivering practical/emotional treatment support to people living with HIV/AIDS)
  • Planning on continuing to find ways to make a difference in the epidemic through career or public service opportunities after education is complete

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Deadline: June 2, 2018

Eligibility:

  • Successful completion of a minimum of two years of post-high school education at an accredited college or university
  • Maintenance of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on 4-point scale) for the entirety of college/university enrollment
  • A declared major in an accredited STEM program or STEM-related teaching field
  • Be an active supporter of and participant in programs or organizations that promote LGBTQ inclusion and visibility
  • Students must be eligible for fall term registration and must not be under disciplinary sanction

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Deadline: June 27, 2018

Eligibility:

  • Academic achievement
  • Outstanding community service
  • Commitment to impacting LGBTQ issues

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Application timeline: November 1, 2018–January 29, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the fall of 2018. Students enrolled or intending to enroll in a college or university in a United States territory are NOT eligible
  • Must be "out" as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community
  • Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year
  • Must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/doctoral program. Post-doctoral research programs are NOT eligible
  • If selected as a finalist, the finalist must be in North or Central America on April 26–28 and be available to fly to Los Angeles in order to remain eligible for the scholarship. All travel expenses will be covered by Point
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Deadline: March 31, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Submit a completed application online no later than March 31
  • Have completed high school or the GED by June of the application year
  • Be admitted to an accredited college, university, or vocational institution for fall of the current year or spring of the following year
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a gay male under 35 years of age at time of application

Apply here

For information on even more scholarships, visit the Campus Pride's Database

This is a great additional source to search for more scholarships for queer-identifying students. This database includes scholarships from the entire USA and allows users to limit their search by a number of criteria.