Point Foundation The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund

The Point Foundation Scholarship is open to LGBTQ undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled or intending to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the fall of 2020. Students studying at community colleges, online programs, or trade schools, are NOT eligible. But, if you are a community college student, check out our Community College Scholarship which begins accepting applications on March 1, 2020.

Annual Amount

Varies

Additional Selection Criteria

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR A POINT SCHOLARSHIP?
Point Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship applicants, including:
  • A proven track record of leadership and community involvement
  • Strong academic achievement
  • Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community
  • Financial need
Eligible applicants also:
  • Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the fall of 2020. Students enrolled or intending to enroll in a college or university in a United States territory are NOT eligible.
  • Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.
  • Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year.
  • Must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/ doctoral program. Post-doctoral research programs are not eligible.
  • Students studying at community colleges, online programs, or trade schools, are NOT eligible. [But, if you are a community college student, check out our Community College Scholarship]
  • Community college students must be transferring to a four-year college or university.
  • Must be at least a senior in high school.
  • If selected as a finalist, the finalist must be in North or Central America on April 23-25 and be available to fly to Los Angeles in order to remain eligible for the scholarship. All travel expenses will be covered by Point.

Application Process

For application, go to:  https://pointfoundationscholars.communityforce.com/Login.a

You will need to create an account in order to logon for application.

Deadline

January 27, 2020

Notification

June

For the application or more information go to:
https://pointfoundationscholars.communityforce.com/Login.aspx