Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000


1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

More Contact Info

LGBTQ Scholarships

LGBTQ Scholarships:


Here are a few on-line resources for getting started

This guide covers applying to college as an LGBTQ student, insightful resources, expert interviews, and even scholarships! Check it out below: 


Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expresssion

 Informational website with links to ACLU Safe Schools Project, ambientejoven (Advocates for Youth for Latina/o), LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index, and many other organizations. 


Pride Foundation provides post-secondary educational sholarships to current and future lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and straight-ally leaders and role models from Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Washington. Students only need to fill out one application….Connections to the Greater Seattle Business Association 


 The University of California Santa Cruz, Lionel Cantu’ Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Intersex Resource Center, Scholarship listing


Go Grad is dedicated to matching students to the perfect graduate degree program, helping them begin their journey towards a more fulfilling career.


Statistics prove that 16.7% of hate crimes are based on sexual discrimination, the third-largest category after race and religion. But hate crime is just one problem that LGBTQ+ students face; they face various obstacles: lack of support from their families, high demands on their college expenses, and fears of selecting a gender while filling out FAFSA.

In an effort to support these students, our team at has curated a scholarship guide for the LGBTQ+ community. Take a look below:


There are numerous scholarship opportunities for LGBTQ students. This comprehensive guide covers everything from common questions about the application process to Title IX and LGBTQ-friendly colleges.

The College Scholarship Guide for LGBTQ Students guide was designed to help this often underserved student population find financial aid resources. Our guide offers in-depth information in several areas, including:

  • Information on finding and applying for scholarships
  • A list of scholarships for LGBTQ students at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels
  • An extensive FAQ for LGBTQ students looking for financial aid
  • A guide to choosing an LQBTQ-friendly school