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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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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:

https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/lgbtq-student-guide/

 

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

 http://www.pointfoundation.org/page.aspx?pid=589

 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

 http://www.pridefoundation.org/scholarships/scholarship-funds/ 

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

http://www.queer.ucsc.edu/academics/scholarships.shtml

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

http://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/

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 BestColleges.com has curated a scholarship guide for the LGBTQ+ community. Take a look below:

https://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/lgbtq-scholarships/