About the Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Sam McVeety & Jordan Goldwarg in the year 2014 to support LGBTQ-identified students who are “out” leaders and play a varsity-level sport in college.
It is the foundation's hope that the community recognizes that this scholarship provides will inspire LGBTQ student-athletes to increase their own levels of involvement and leadership within their community.
Pride Foundation is able to offer a diversity of scholarships, which encourage students of different backgrounds and educational interests to apply.
How to apply for this scholarship?
All applications must be submitted online application form which is available on the official website.
In addition to that, you are required to give contact information for two references who are familiar with her capabilities and potential for success in her education and community involvement.
You must also give an answer to six essay questions on the topics of education such as their career goals, giving back, challenges, and a quote that must be limited to 3,000 to 5,000 characters.
A student who is currently studying or plans to study visual arts, design, or music should submit two samples of his/her work.
You must send your music in MP3 or MP4 formats, and videos must be MOV or AVI files. The file size must be no more than 300 MB.
Students who are selected for an interview will be asked to bring a portfolio and a transcript.
Award Amount and Deadline
The scholarship award amounts to $4160 awarded to one eligible applicant per academic year based on his/her profile and academic achievements.
The deadline date that is set for this scholarship is on 10th January 2020. Please make sure that your scholarship application and the above-mentioned documents are submitted to the concerned department before the deadline to avoid your application being rejected.
An applicant must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student at the time of application.
A recipient must be a resident of one of the following states: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or Alaska.
A selected candidate must be a legal resident of the United States.
In addition to that, applicants must have a background in participatory athletics at the varsity level.
Preference is given to students who are self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered; members of LGBT families; or allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBT community.
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