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Pride Foundation Scholarship (ID 1199)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
10/1/2017
Deadline:
1/12/2018
Website:
http://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Amount:
Varies

Description:
In 1993, Brian M. Day, an activist and community leader, established the first scholarship fund at Pride Foundation. Brian understood first-hand the barriers and challenges that black gay men faced while pursuing a postsecondary degree—prompting him to focus his scholarship funds on supporting gay men of color that have significant financial need and demonstrate leadership through community engagement.

More than 20 years later, Pride Foundation’s scholarship program is still guided by Brian M. Day’s legacy, with an emphasis on providing essential financial resources and community support to LGBTQ students across the Northwest—particularly those who are vulnerable and continue to be marginalized. While much has changed for the LGBTQ community since 1993, our scholarship program continues to reaffirm the vision and values of its founding—increasing access to educational opportunities and providing critical support to tomorrow’s leaders.

Contact Information

Name/Company:
Main Office Seattle WA
Address:
1122 East Pike St. PMB 1001
City:
Seattle
State:
WA
Zip:
98122
Phone:
(206) 323-3318
Toll Free:
1 (800) 735-7287
Contact Notes:
Oregon Jett Johnson Regional Development Organizer in Oregon 2852 Willamette Street PMB 259 Eugene, OR 97405 541-603-8626

Eligibility

Gender:
NA
Association:
LGBTQ
Eligibility:
Pride Foundation’s scholarship program is committed to supporting LGBTQ and allied students that:
Show leadership potential either within the LGBTQ community and/or within their field of study;
Lack a broader LGBTQ community support system;
Face additional barriers to educational access, including students who are economically, racially, socially, geographically, or politically disenfranchised. For example: LGBTQ students of color, transgender students, LGBTQ immigrant students, LGBTQ youth aging out of foster care, and students who have experienced homelessness, poverty, or isolation due to geography;
Demonstrate significant financial need