The John A. Herring Scholarship for Social Awareness

UVA Serpentine Society

Two $5,000 scholarships are awarded annually to two current students, either undergraduate or graduate, of any year who demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and fellowship and have actively supported, through volunteerism and advocacy, the LGBTQ Center at the University of Virginia.

Rather than self-nomination, the recipient will be selected through nominations submitted from peers, students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

The student will be known for their exemplary acts of kindness toward people of diverse backgrounds and their participation in the education of others.

Nominations for the 2017 John Herring Scholarship closed on April 30, 2017

Peter L. Page Grant

UVA Serpentine Society

Peter L. Page Grant

The Peter Page Grant provides awards to highly-motivated gay male students with financial need. Current undergraduate or graduate students who attend the University of Virginia on a full-time basis can apply for a one-year grant.

Decisions will be based on academic achievements, financial need, essays, extracurricular activities, and awards demonstrating exceptional commitment to bettering LGBT community at UVa and beyond.
Recipients can apply for the grant again the following year.

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

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.

Reider-Otis Scholarship for UVa Students

Reider-Otis Scholarship for UVa Students

The Jeffrey L. Reider and Charles F. Otis Endowed Scholarship annually provides a one-time scholarship award of $5,000 to a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or straight student who has demonstrated a willingness to advance the rights and acceptances of the LGBTQ community.

The scholarship is available for undergraduate (excluding first years) or graduate students who attend the University of Virginia on a full time basis. The scholarship will also consider activity in the musical arts (but is not limited to the musical arts). 

Applications are due by January 27, 2017 and letters of recommendation must also be in by this date.

Applications: http://aig.alumni.virginia.edu/serpentine/reiderotis-scholarship-2015-student-application/

Bob and Helen Brill Scholarship

website: http://www.pflaghartford.org/brill.html

The scholarships are open to Connecticut students who are:

  • age 16-24
  • allies to or members of the LBGTQ community
  • are involved in support, education, and/or advocacy in their school or community
  • planning to attend, or are already attending, a college, technical school or other accredited post-high school educational institution

Deadline:

Questions contact:

PFLAG Hartford • P.O. Box 260733 • Hartford, CT 06126-0733
Phone: (860) 785-0909 • Email: pflaghartford@gmail.com

The Tang Scholarship

This award provides financial assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (l/g/b/t) Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) for post-secondary Education. This scholarship awards up to two outstanding students annually, a combined scholarships totaling up to $15,000. These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three more years (a total of four years) provided each student annually meets the renewal requirements.

Must have graduated high school from one of the nine Bay Area counties in California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma or Solano.

Must be ages 17-25

Deadline: April 30, 2017

For more information and application: https://sites.google.com/site/tangscholarship/