Awards Specifically Targeted towards LGBTQ+ Community
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Awards Specifically Targeted towards LGBTQ+ Community

 LGBTQ+ and LGBTQ-Supporters

 

Undergraduate Study and Internships

 

Graduate Study and Research

 

 
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) Scholarship

Description: NOGLSTP is a professional society that educates and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students and professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Eligibility: Successful completion of a minimum of two years of post-high school education at an accredited U.S. college or university. Maintenance of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for the entirety of college/university enrollment. A declared major in an accredited STEM or STEM-related teaching field. Be an active supporter of and participant in programs or organizations that promote LGBTQ+ inclusion and visibility. Students must be eligible for fall term registration and must not be under disciplinary sanction.

Information: Scholarships - NOGLSTP
Deadline: May 15th

 
Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship

Description: The Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship was established by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker to encourage and support women-identified lesbians in their pursuit of higher education.

Eligibility: This program provides one-year scholarships of $1,500 or $3,000 to those graduating high school or already enrolled in college in any year of study, including graduate school. Scholarships are paid directly to the recipient’s school and are applied toward tuition. Submissions are judged on: Academic achievement, outstanding community service and leadership, commitment to impacting LGBTQ issues.

Information: Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship

Deadline: May 1st

 
Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship Award

Description: Leroy F. Aarons dedicated his life to journalism. He believed that the LGBTQ community could advance if the news media fairly and accurately portrayed the lives of LGBTQ individuals and their issues. This simple but visionary idea became the foundation for NLGJA.

Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to pursue a career in journalism, be able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession. Selection will be based on journalistic and scholastic ability. Applicants also must demonstrate an awareness of the issues facing the LGBTQ community and the importance of fair and accurate news coverage. For undergraduates, a declared major in journalism and/or communications is desirable but not required. Non-journalism majors may demonstrate their commitment to a journalism career through work samples, internships, and work on a school news publication, online news service or broadcast affiliate. Graduate students must be enrolled in a journalism program. Applicants must be NLGJA members in good standing.

Information: Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship

Deadline: May 1st

 

Kay Longcope Scholarship Award

Description: Journalist Kay Longcope was co-founder of the statewide LGBTQ newsweekly, The Texas Triangle, and is generally regarded as the first out reporter at the Boston Globe newspaper. The pioneering Longcope started writing for the Globe in 1970 and was there for more than twenty years, including tenure as the paper’s religion editor. She died of pancreatic cancer on March 28, 2007.

Eligibility: Applicants must be an LGBTQ individual of color planning to pursue a career in journalism and be able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession. Selection will be based on journalistic and scholastic ability. Applicants also must demonstrate an awareness of the issues facing the LGBTQ community and the importance of fair and accurate news coverage. For undergraduates, a declared major in journalism and communications is desirable but not required. Non-journalism majors may demonstrate their commitment to a journalism career through work samples, internships and work on a school newspaper, online news service or broadcast affiliate. Graduate students must be enrolled in a journalism program. Applicants must be NLGJA members in good standing.

Information: Kay Longcope Scholarship Award

Deadline: May 1st

Last Updated: 2/13/20