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LGBTQ Scholarships

More and more scholarships are being made available specifically to those in the LGBTQ community and we want to do our part to help you find them. Organizations like the Pride Foundation and the Point Foundation, among many others, have been offering these opportunities for those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities for years and the number of organizations and awards continues to grow.

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Last Reviewed: February 2022