- Renewable: Unknown
- Number of Awards: 5
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- Website: www.leaguefoundation.org
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- Email: info@LEAGUEFoundation.org
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The LEAGUE Foundation is there to help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer high school students at the moment when they are entering their first year of higher education at colleges and universities.
The application process starts in January and closes in April and the winners are awarded in summer, meaning that the given scholarship is sent directly to the school which the applicant has chosen to attend.
The LEAGUE Foundation LGBTQ scholarship is there to help self-identified gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people who are finishing high school and fulfill the requirements set by the foundation.
The LEAGUE Foundation has numerous awards, and they include they following:
- The Laurel Hester Memorial Scholarship (1 award per year)
- The Matthew Shepard Memorial Scholarship (1 award per year)
- The Stonewall Empowerment Scholarship (1 award per year)
- The LEAGUE at AT&T DFW Chapter Scholarship (1 award in 2019 only)
- The LEAGUE Foundation Scholarship (up to 8 awards per year)
Once you sent your application, it is taken into consideration and reviewed for each of the above mentioned grants and the decisions are usually made in July.
In order to be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant has to:
- Be a member of the LGBT Community
- Finishing high school in the year he / she applies for a scholarship.
- Be a United States citizen
- Be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or vocational school within the United States or Canada, which will have to be demonstrated by the proof of acceptance.
How to Apply
The application process is easy as everything can be found on the official website of the foundation.
Once you click the “How to apply” button, you will get all the necessary information related to application.
The documentation that you will need to provide within the application are:
- an official copy of high school transcript which will demonstrate a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better using a 4.0 scale.
- 2 personal essays as outlined on the application form
- 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members
- list of community involvement, especially if they are related directly to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender communities.
You will be asked to sign an acknowledgement form by which you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the application.