Women in Medicine – LGBTQ Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: January 15, 2020

Women in Medicine (WIM) will present two, $5,000 LGBTQ Leadership Scholarships for female medical students enrolled in in their first, second or third year of allopathic, osteopathic, or naturopathic medical schools in the United States or Canada in 2020. The scholarships will be presented at the WIM annual meeting, which will be held in Suquamish, Washington April 30 through May 3, 2020 with the expectation that the medical student must attend the conference, it’s sessions, and be present to receive their awards. Applicants should be in good academic standing, and have actively contributed/demonstrated leadership for the LGBTQ community.

The application and all required letters are due January 15, 2020

Websitehttp://womeninmedicine.org/leadership-scholarships/ 

Please make sure to DOWNLOAD the form to your computer prior to emailing.

 

The John A. Herring Scholarship for Social Awareness

UVA Serpentine Society

Deadline: April 13, 2020

Website: https://aig.alumni.virginia.edu/serpentine/scholarships/john-herring-scholarship/

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.

 

Any questions concerning the scholarship may be directed via email to the Chair of the Herring Scholarship, Blake Calhoun at blake@serpentinesociety.org.

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: April 13, 2020

Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis.

EQuality Scholarship

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

Deadline: January 31, 2020

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.

Applicant must be:

  • enrolled or committed to enroll by the interview date in an accredited graduate school in California or a California resident attending an accredited graduate school elsewhere in the United States;
  • pursuing a graduate degree in medicine, dentistry (DDS or DDM), pharmacy, physical therapy, or psychology
  • in good academic standing; and
  • not have received an eQuality graduate student scholarship before.

In 2020, we expect to award four or more $6,000 scholarships to assist with graduate school expenses. In 2019, we received about 20 applications for these scholarships.

Selection Criteria

The criteria on which scholarship recipients will be selected include:

  • Service to the LGBT+ 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 Skype/phone or in person. Interviews are expected to be held on Sunday, 15 March 2020, and Saturday, 21 March 2020.

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). 

For more information contact:

Brendan Maupin Wynn
Serpentine Society Co-Chair
brendan@serpentinesociety.org

or

J.B. Mayo
Serpentine Society Co-Chair
mayo@umn.edu

Website: https://aig.alumni.virginia.edu/serpentine/scholarships/reider-otis-scholarship/

The Tang Scholarship

Eligibility

Each applicant must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:
  • Self-identified as Asian/Pacific Islander and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender; (at least 25% API ancestry); and involved in the GLBT community;
  • Graduate from a high school in one of the nine Bay Area counties; Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma or Solano;
  • Scholarship will be awarded for full-time (minimum 12 units for all semesters/quarters) enrollment in an accredited two, four-year university or graduate school; (college, university, community college or vocational school).
  • United States citizen or legal resident;
  • Demonstrated financial hardship;
  • Demonstrated academic promise;
  • Minimum unweighted grade point average 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) for all schools attended or attending;
  • Be between the age of 17 and 25 on 30 April 2020

Deadline: April 30, 2020

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