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LGBTQ Scholarships

Audre Lourde Scholarship Awards

Funds scholarships for out lesbians or gay men of African descent making significant contributions to their communities.

P.O. Box 2502
Decatur, GA 30031
Phone: (404) 370-0920

Lee Dubin Scholarship Fund

The Lee Dubin Scholarship is sponsored by COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere) and the Family Pride Coalition (FPC). Three to five $1,000 scholarships are awarded to children of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered parents and guardians who have worked to affect change in the LGBT community and the community at large. The deadline is April 15th.

COLAGE Scholarship Committee
3543 18th St, #1
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 861-5437

Live Out Loud Annual Scholarship

The Live Out Loud Annual Scholarship provides three $2,500 scholarships to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and allies who have made significant contributions to society by "living out loud" and supporting the LGBT community. The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and to students who deferred attending an educational institution for one year following graduation. Award selection is based on academic credentials, an essay, leadership and community service involvement, an interview, two letters of recommendation, financial need and future goals. The deadline is March 31st.

Attention: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 312
New York, NY 10113

The Point Foundation

The Point Foundation is a national, publicly-supported scholarship fund that provides financial support, mentoring and hope to meritorious undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students who are marginalized because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Awards amounts vary based on need, and are renewed annually until the completion of one's degree as long as key expectations are met in the "Contract of Excellence" signed by each Scholar, which includes a requirement to maintain a 3.5 GPA. Past award amounts have ranged from $5,000 to $28,000 per year. The deadline is March 1st.

The Point Foundation
PO Box 11210
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 1-866-337-6468
Fax: 1-866-397-6468