Pride Month: LGBTQ+ Scholarships



In celebration of Pride Month, Scholist App will be highlighting scholarships for members of our LGBTQ+ community .

Check out these scholarships, fellowships and research programs currently open for applications. Make sure to complete your application before the deadlines.


Create your profile anytime at www.scholistapp.com to get matched with scholarships!


APA Foundation Scholarship


The APA Foundation Scholarship is open to students intending to pursue careers as practicing planners. You must be a woman, person of color, of indigenous descent, a veteran, living with a disability, or be a member of the LGBTQ community who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate Planning Accreditation Board (PAB)-approved programs in order to be considered for this award. Membership in the APA is also required.


Award: Varies

Deadline: June 14

Eligibility:

  • You must be a woman, person of color, of indigenous descent, a veteran, living with a disability, or be a member of the LGBTQ community

  • currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate Planning Accreditation Board (PAB)-approved programs

  • Membership in the APA is also required.



Charlotte Pride Scholarship

The Charlotte Pride Scholarship is available to LGBTQ and ally high school seniors and current college students from the Charlotte metro area. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Award : $2,500

Deadline: July 11

Eligibility:

  • High School Seniors through College Seniors

  • students from the Charlotte metro area.

  • You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award.


First in the Family Humanist Scholarship

First in the Family Humanist is awarding four $5000 scholarships to BIPOC high school seniors who live in the U.S. and identify as Black/African American, Latinx, Asian/pacific Islander, Native American and students who have been in foster care, homeless, undocumented, disabled and/or LGBTQ+.


Award: $5000

Deadline: June 25

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school senior living in the U.S.

  • Must be accepted into a two or four-year college


Gamma Mu Foundation Scholarship