Scholarships & LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges
Local Scholarships, Awards
Scholarships, Contests, etc. Sponsoring Organization Deadline Details/Link
Models of Excellence Scholarship Friends of Project 10 May 6, 2017

$1,000, $2,000 and $3,000 scholarships to senior high school students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, from public, private and parochial schools who have advanced the civil rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population. Graduating students must be going onto higher education.

Lifeworks Scholarship Los Angeles LGBT Center April 16, 2017 Every year, LifeWorks partners with Southern California Edison, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Felice Samuel Greene fund to award more than $35,000 in scholarship funds to LGBTQ and ally high school seniors as well as college undergrads to assist in fulfilling their college dreams. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to earn some college cash. For more information and to apply, visit:

Have questions about which scholarship to apply for, contact LifeWorks at or call 323-860-7373.


Voice of My People Foundation Scholarship Congregation Kol Ami


March 15, 2017

Two $2500 scholarships are available through a generous gift of the Papel Family Trust. These scholarships may be applied for through a special application process by an LGBTQ college/graduate student or child of LGBTQ parents for college. High School seniors encouraged to apply!

These 2 grants are specifically designated to support college/grad students who identify as LGBTQ, or whose parent(s) identify as LGBTQ, who are committed to social justice and making strides in creating a more fair and just world.


National Scholarships, Financial Support, Etc.
What Sponsoring Organization Details Link
PFLAG National Scholarship PFLAG National
Higher Education Scholarships Collection Gender Sexuality Info
Point Foundation Scholarships Point Foundation Link
Human Rights Campaign Scholarship Database for LGBT Human Rights Campaign
General Scholarship Advice
Cappex – Find a College Cappex
Law Enforcement Study Awards for LGBT Out to Protect
Education Grant, Scholarship, Aid Search Education Grant
College Scholarships Directory College Scholarships
Financial Aid for LGBT Youth FinAid
Fast Web Scholarship Database Fast Web
Kaarme Colleges,Scholarships Search Kaarme
Student Debt Relief Student Debt Relief
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