Monday, April 10, 2017

Scholarship Opportunities for LGBT Students

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The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of attending a four-year college or university.

Students accepted into the program will receive up to a $3,700 tuition scholarship, admissions counseling, coaching and financial education at the Point Community College Transfer Symposium in Los Angeles, and access to the Point Foundation network of LGBTQ scholars, more than 300 alumni, and many others dedicated to seeing LGBTQ students succeed.


WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY TO THE POINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM?

Point Foundation requires the following for applications to be considered:

Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited community college in based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the fall of 2017
Must be in the final year of community college and intending to transfer to a four-year college or university for fall 2018 admission
Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community


We consider many factors when evaluating scholarship applicants, including:

Financial need or independence
Personal history
Academic achievement
Community involvement and work experience (The Fresno LGBT Community Center always needs interns and volunteers!)


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