Wednesday, June 22, 2016

LGBT Equity Scholarship Opportunity

LGBT Equity Scholarship
The LGBT Equity Scholarship is financed by the LGBT Scholarship Fund. For 2016, there will be two $1,500 awards. Recipients must be full-time students at the University of Maryland, College Park, who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting civil rights for and preventing discrimination against LGBT people. Financial need is not a requirement for the scholarship, but may be taken into consideration.
To apply, submit a short statement (maximum of 2 pages, double spaced) outlining your qualifications for the scholarship. You must also submit an unofficial transcript and at least one letter of recommendation.
What type of unofficial transcript should you submit for the LGBT Equity Scholarship? If you were….

Admitted to University for Fall 2016 as a first-time Freshmen – Submit your unofficial high school transcript.

Admitted to the University for Fall 2016 as a transfer student – Submit your unofficial college transcript(s) listing all courses you have completed.

Enrolled at the University for Spring 2016 – Submit your unofficial University of Maryland 

The deadline to submit LGBT Equity Scholarship materials is July 1, 2016. You may submit your completed application materials to with "LGBT Equity Scholarship" as the subject. 

Please direct any questions to the LGBT Equity Center at 301-405-8720 or email

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