Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Scholarships


Point foundation Scholarshiphttps://pointfoundation.org/point-apply/apply-now/

Since 2001, the Point Foundation has granted numerous scholarships annually for $1,000 to $10,000 apiece for the next generation of LGBTQ leaders who demonstrate financial need to achieve their full academic and leadership potential in higher learning. Eligible candidates must be attending an accredited U.S. degree-granting school, be enrolled full-time as undergraduate or graduate students, maintain strong academic performance, show involvement in the LGBTQ community, and have potential for making a significant impact on society.

Point Foundation Scholarships
5055 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 501
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-1234


Speak Out Against Prejudice Scholarshiphttp://webapp.scholassist.com/speak-out-against-prejudice-scholarship/

Sponsored by EducationAid.org, the Speak Out Against Prejudice Scholarship is bestowed for $5,000 annually upon one deserving self-identified gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (GLBT) student who is pursuing a career taking a stand against the negative stereotypes and stigmas associated with this community. All applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution, but priority is given to those studying majors like psychology, sociology, communications, political science, gender studies, or conflict resolution.

Speak Out Against Prejudice Scholarship
P.O. Box 740283
Atlanta, GA 30374
(888) 486-4722


Pride Foundation - https://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/scholarship-funds/

Over 50 Scholarships. Only 1 Application.

Thanks to the generosity of our community, Pride Foundation is able to offer a diversity of scholarships, which encourage students of different backgrounds and educational interests to apply. We offer over 50 different types of scholarships, but students only need to complete one application. Most scholarships are available for ally or questioning students as well. All funds promote leadership and diversity in the LGBTQ community. Scholarships are organized into four distinct categories: academic pursuits, community leadership, cultural identities, and geography.


Stonewall Foundation - https://www.stonewallfoundation.org/scholarships/

Another way Stonewall Community Foundation helps donors make an impact in the LGBTQ community is by partnering to create scholarship opportunities. We are a member of the National Scholarship Providers Association, and our scholarships provide opportunities for a growing number of young people in our community.


Human Resources Campaign - http://www.hrc.org/resources/scholarship-database

The following is a list of scholarships, fellowships, and grants for LGBTQ and allied students at both the undergraduate and graduate-level. This list is not exhaustive. If you're aware of student scholarships that we don't have listed, tell us about it!

If the information about a scholarship is incorrect, please email campus@hrc.org.

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David Porter Need-Based Diversity Scholarship - https://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/scholarships/david-porter-scholarship

Named in honor of David Porter, who has served on the IES Abroad Board of Directors since 1995, this scholarship is open to students of diverse cultural backgrounds who have been traditionally under-represented on study abroad programs.

AMOUNT: One (1) award given each term of up to $5,000 off the IES Abroad program fee.


  • Open to students who have been traditionally under-represented on study abroad programs. This group includes, but is not limited to, students identifying by a certain race, sex, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, age, marital status, national origin or ancestry, ethnic origin or veteran status.
  • Recipients must attend a private college or university that is a Member or Associate Member of the IES Abroad Consortium. In addition, your home school must have a policy of transferring at least 75% of institutional aid for study abroad.
  • The scholarship recipient will be required to present a brief written bio statement. Guidelines will be provided with notice of award.
  • Return Requirement: If awarded one of these scholarships, at the conclusion of the IES Abroad program you agree to submit a 1-page statement about your experience abroad, including how it has affected you personally, professionally, and academically and how this scholarship supported your endeavors.  Once submitted, this statement becomes the property of IES Abroad and excerpts may be used in any/all IES Abroad electronic and printed publications. Additional details and instructions will be emailed to you after your program ends.
  • Standard programs only. Customized programs are not eligible for IES Abroad financial aid.


Hampton Roads Pride Scholarshiphttp://www.hamptonroadspride.org/scholarship/

Since 2007, the Hampton Roads Pride Scholarship Program has assisted over 25 area students in attending the college, university, or trade school of their choosing. Scholarships are based on merit, academics, and community involvement. In the past nine years, the Scholarship Program has awarded nearly $60,000, with recipients being chosen by members of Hampton Roads Pride’s Scholarship Committee.


ACLU: Frankel-Adair Scholarship for LGBT Studentshttps://www.aclupa.org/education/frankel-adair-scholarship/

The Frankel-Adair scholarship provides $1,500 in support of post-secondary education to an LGBT student residing in the Greater Philadelphia area. The scholarship honors the late Larry Frankel, former executive and legislative director of the ACLU-PA, and the benefactor, Thomas T. Adair.

According to the terms of the bequest, the Frankel-Adair Scholarship Fund “shall be used for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students to enable or assist them to obtain post-secondary education of any type (college, technical, art, vocational or other education training programs) for students who reside in the Greater Philadelphia area.”

The Frankel-Adair Scholarship was designed with the goal of maximum inclusiveness: it is open to students studying part-time as well as full-time; it is available to students pursuing any post-secondary degree or certification program, and is not restricted to a four-year undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program; there are no limitations on the specific age of the recipient.