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LGBTQ Scholarship

MY FIRST BLUSH LGBTQ LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

$1,000 - $1,500 INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIPS

SUMMARY:

The LGBTQ Leadership Scholarship by My First Blush is a $1,000 to $1,500 grant available for LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and ally) honors students who have taken action to support or advance the rights of the LGBTQ community.


AWARDS

  • One (1) $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to the winning applicant.
  • One (1) additional $1,000 scholarship may be awarded to the first runner-up contingent upon an exemplary application.
  • The scholarship is annual and applications can be re-submitted each year.
  • The full amount of the scholarship must be applied towards tuition, books, training materials, and/or costs associated with the recipient's education within 12 months of receiving the award.

REQUIREMENTS

  • All applicants must be at least 17 years of age.
  • All applicants must be attending or accepted into a full-time accredited college or university
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 based on the previous academic year is required.
  • Applicants must apply before June 30 of each year.
  • My First Blush will contact all scholarship applicants to notify them of results on July 30, 2017. Results will 
  • Applicants receiving full tuition remission are not eligible to apply (e.g., other full-tuition scholarships, established college trust fund, etc.).
  • Applicants must show that they are capable of successfully completing a degree program.

APPLICATION LINKS


OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

  • Winning candidates may be asked to verify transcripts and outstanding claims in applications. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of six months of leadership experience within the LGBTQ community.

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS (FOR LGBTQ AND STRAIGHT ALLIES)


CONTACT INFORMATION

My First Blush Scholarship Program
scholarship@myfirstblush.com