Scholarships are awarded by PFLAG National level as well as many local chapters. Eligible applicants can receive both.
PFLAG is proud to support these articulate, accomplished scholars with great promise for future contribution to our society in general and to the cause of rights and recognition for LGBT people in particular.
PFLAG National scholarships available: $5,000 scholarships, $2,500 scholarships, $1,000 scholarships!
See website for eligibility requirements and application process.
The Queer Foundation is a nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Washington and dedicated to improving the educational situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Donations to the Queer Foundation support the Effective Writing and Scholarships Program, providing scholarships to talented and gifted writers.
Contact Person: Joseph Dial, PhD, Executive Director
History & Operation
RARA was founded in 1995 by a group of active amateur radio operators from several regions of the United States. Today, the club is international in scope with over 155 members around the world. RARA is governed by a six-member board of directors who are elected by the membership for one-year terms. The business and administration of the organization are conducted in accordance with established principles of democracy.
RARA was founded to meet the needs of the GLBT community. Our purpose, as defined in the RARA Constitution is as follows:
* To promote the Amateur Radio Service
* To foster friendship and goodwill
* To offer benefits, support and a sense of community to all individuals who are supportive of sexual minorities and their lifestyles, and who share a common interest in Amateur Radio.
* College scholarship money available for high school student who is a ham radio operator or enrolled in a class to obtain his/her/hir license.
Local contact: Bob (585-442-7185)
Rochester Institute of Technology is offering a significant scholarship program for graduates of the Rochester City School District who are admitted as freshmen to full-time study in baccalaureate programs at the university. The scholarship/grant program, for those meeting eligibility requirements, will cover full tuition at RIT for city students admitted to the freshman class starting in fall of 2010.
Eligibility requirements for the scholarship break down as follows.
* Attend Rochester City Schools District for three years of high
school, and must reside in the district for these three years
* Be accepted to the freshmen class by RIT for full-time
enrollment in any of the university’s baccalaureate programs
* Enter directly from high school in their graduation year and
submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
* Come from families with income levels below $60,000
* Be certified by their high school counselors during the
admission process as meeting residency requirements