Scholarships


PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons)

Deadline June 30, 2011

PFLAG Salt Lake City is excited to present $1000 scholarships to five (5) matriculated college students and/or high school graduates entering college for the 2011 /2012 academic year.

Award will be announced by Monday, August 1, 2011.

Who Qualifies?

  • You must be a Utah resident.
  • You must identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender or Ally.
  • You must be attending or accepted to an accredited Utah college or university.

What are the Requirements?

  • Submit completed scholarship application form on or before Thursday, June 30, 2011.
  • Include two letters of recommendation – one from an academic source.
  • Include a two-page essay, double spaced in 12 pt. using Arial font, in which you specifically describe a personal experience with the GLBT community and address how your experience embraces the PFLAG vision and mission.

What is PFLAG?

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender Persons is a non- profit organization which strives to promote its vision and follow its mission as PFLAG works within the community of Salt Lake City and throughout the state of Utah. Our Vision - We, the parents, families, and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Only with respect, dignity, and equality for all will we reach our full potential as human beings, individually and collectively. PFLAG welcomes the participation and support of all who share in and hope to realize this vision. Our Mission - PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons and their families and friends through: support to cope with an adverse society, education to enlighten an ill-informed public, and advocacy to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays both provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

Application Information

Submit completed application form and essay no later than June 30, 2011

Email to slcpflag@gmail.com with attn: scholarship committee in subject line

Mail to PFLAG SLC; Attn: Scholarship Committee; 2891 E. Lancaster Drive; SLC, Utah 84108.

Questions? Send them to slcpflag@gmail.com

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Snell & Wilmer Diversity LSAT Scholarship

Deadline July 15, 2011 (for December 2011 exam)

Through the Snell & Wilmer Diversity Prelaw Program, the firm is offering diverse individuals an opportunity to receive a scholarship to attend a commercial LSAT preparation course. The Snell & Wilmer Diversity LSAT Scholarship includes payment of test registration fees for scholarship recipients.

More information about the Snell & Wilmer Diversity LSAT Scholarship.

Snell & Wilmer will provide a scholarship for LSAT registration fees and an LSAT preparation course with an approved course provider, including ACE, Kaplan, Princeton Review, Score It Up, and TestMasters.

Scholarship Deadlines

July 15, 2011 (for December 2011 exam) 
Please direct inquiries to Kimberly Sterbach | ksterbach@swlaw.com Click here for a 
Application (PDF)

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University of Utah
College of Humanities Community Scholarships for Diversity

Deadline March 11

The College of Humanities with the support from members of the community is committed to creating scholarships to support students from diverse backgrounds including first-generation college students. The many scholarship opportunities are intended to help students succeed in obtaining their undergraduate degrees and prepare for their future pursuits. Within the Humanities, we are educating tomorrow's graduates to communicate clearly, think critically and ethically. Thus, with these scholarships, we strive to recruit diverse students and make every attempt to support their academic and personal success while studying at the University. Contact Natalie Montoya at 801-581-6217 for more information.

College of Humanities Scholarships List

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Equality Leadership Fund

Deadline May 30, 2011

The purpose of the Equality Leadership Fund is to further the education or training of a student who has demonstrated leadership in the LGBTQ rights movement.

To qualify for this fund you must be a resident of the State of Utah, be graduating from or have graduated from a Utah High School with a GPA of 2.0 and above, be admitted or attending a two or four-year accredited college, university or vocational/technical school in the state of Utah, show leadership to the cause of rights and recognition for LGBTQ people, and demonstrate financial need. The Selection Committee will review your application and, if approved, a grant of some amount will be directly sent to the institution you will be attending.

Equality Leadership Fund Scholarships

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J. George Jones Jr. and Velma Rife Jones Scholarship

Deadline February 22, 2010

Available to

Undergraduate students attending full-time (12 hrs/semester) with a declared major in the College of Health

Value

One year full tuition Number of Awards: One

Special Conditions

Applicants must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA, financial need, and distinctive strengths (community service, leadership skills, etc.). When possible, scholars are selected from applicants whose ethnic background is under-represented in the College of Health.

College of Health, J. Georde Jones Jr. and Velma Rife Jones Scholarship

University Scholarships through Financial AID

Deadlines: Transfer Students: April 1 
Need Based Scholarships: March 15

Financial Aid and Scholarships

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sWervE Scholarship

The sWervE Scholarships are intended to assist in the education of women in the community who exemplify SWERVE’s mission. Recipients are selected by a scholarship committee. Letters of application for this scholarship must be received by 1 August 2009.

sWervE Scholarship

National Point Foundation

Annually, the Point Foundation selects a range of students who are racially, ethnically, geographically and academically diverse. The students selected for Point Scholarships will earn their undergraduate and graduate degrees at some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning and pursue studies in a range of academic areas.

The application deadline for this year’s scholarships is March 1, 2006. The application process is open to all LGBT students and student allies nationwide regardless of level of education. For information on how to apply, please visit:

Point Foundation

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