Phoenix Pride Scholarship
The Pride Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships for students who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, or Queer OR are the dependent of a self identified LGBTQ parent. The fund was created by Phoenix Pride to support LGBTQ students in furthering their educational goals.
Sponsor: Phoenix Pride Community Foundation
Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:
|Host Countries||United States|
|Nationality Required||United States|
|Other Criteria||Award Criteria: A student currently attending an accredited school in Arizona; or a May graduate from a high school in Maricopa County, accepted at an Arizona college for the following school year. Intent to enroll as a full-time student while receiving the scholarship (minimum 12 credits for undergraduate, 9 credits for graduate per semester). Self-identified member of the LGBTQ community with a record of involvement in the LGBTQ community OR dependent of self identified LGBTQ parent. One additional award available at $1,000 for a student involved in high school sports at the junior varsity or varsity level. Financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (www.fafsa.ed.gov/). Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in high school or college courses. Award Details: $5,000, in payments of $2,500 before the start of each semester. A previously awarded student may apply and be considered for subsequent awards along with new applicants, but the scholarship is not automatically renewed. A student will not be awarded for more than a total of four years on the scholarship. Supplemental Questions Letter of Recommendation; LGBTQ Community Leader - This letter of recommendation must be completed by a LGBTQ community leader noting your community involvement. Are you the dependent of a LGBTQ parent(s)? Letter from LGBTQ parent - Required for dependents of LGBTQ parent(s)|
This award is linked to a specific institution.
Additional information about this award.
|Number of Awards||9|
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