EQuality Scholarship

Website: http://www.equalityscholarship.org/apply.html

Deadline: February 9

How to Apply & Eligibility

Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible.

Medical Student Scholarships Applicant must be:

  • enrolled or committed to enroll by the interview date in an accredited medical school in California or a California resident attending an accredited medical school elsewhere in the United States;
  • in good academic standing; and
  • not have received an eQuality medical scholarship before.

In 2017, we expect to award three $6,000 scholarships to assist with medical school expenses.

 

Selection Criteria

The criteria on which scholarship recipients will be selected include:

  • Service to the LGBTQ community
  • Leadership
  • Hardship or special circumstances
  • Academic achievement

In addition to completing the application, applicants for all scholarships must be available for an interview either by phone or in person.

I’m a straight ally. May I still apply?
Yes, students of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible for all eQuality Scholarships.

Do I have to be a U.S. citizen?
We do not ask for Social Security numbers nor citizenship/residency status. If you meet the residency or school requirements above and are accepted to and attend an accredited post-secondary school, you may apply.

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