Academic Awards, Fellowships, & Scholarships

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To donate to the LGBTQIA Scholarship Fund, please click HERE.


Local Scholarships

LGBTQIA Leadership Scholarship (University of MN full-time students)
  • Scholarship Amounts: $500-$1,000
  • Application Deadline: April 21st
  • Click HERE to apply! 

To donate to the LGBTQIA Scholarship Fund, please click HERE.


Peter Freund Scholarship (University of MN full-time students in CSE)

 Peter W. Freund created this fund in 2013 to celebrate his 30-year career as an engineer in the refrigeration industry and to help others pursue degrees in engineering.

  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Applicants must be enrolled at the University according to the following criteria: a) Full-time, b) undergraduate students, c) enrolled in the College of Science and Engineering, d) studying mechanical engineering, e) and demonstrates financial need, and f) a preference will be given for students with a strong interest in or connection with GLBTA programs or who are a member of a GLBTA group on campus
  • Deadline for application March 1, 2016
  • Application Link and more information-Click HERE


Steven J. Schochet Interdisciplinary Dissertation Fellowship in Queer, Trans and Sexuality Studies: 2016-2017
Click HERE   
Women’s Center - Click HERE
Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence - Click HERE
Disability Resource Center - Click HERE
Office for Diversity in Graduate Education - Click HERE
Cruden-Riggs Scholarship  (University of MN – Duluth) - Click HERE

Regional Scholarships

   PFUND Foundation (students from MN or attending school in MN)
  • Scholarship Amounts: Range from $2,000 to $10,000.
  • Application Deadline: February 
  • Application Link: Click HERE
   LIVE OUT LOUD (students from NY, CT, NJ) 
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000.00  
  • Deadline: March   
  • Application Link: Click HERE


National Scholarships

   A Guide To Affordable Colleges (Scholarship Listings) - Click HERE
GAPA Foundation (Asian & Pacific Islander LGBTQ students) - Click HERE
   Point Foundation: The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund 
  • Scholarship Amounts: Around $25,000
  • Deadline: Applications available in November and due in January 
  • Application Link: Click HERE
   LGBT Student Scholarship Database - Click HERE


Graduate Scholarships

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