Scholarships and awards

External Award: LGBTI Pulse Memorial Scholarship

July 18, 2017

The LGBTI Pulse Memorial Scholarship is created to provide financial support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex individuals between 18 and 26 who wish to pursue a college or university degree. Through this scholarship, LGBTI youth can apply for financial support to pay for educational-related expenses towards a degree from an accredited college, university or technical/vocational institution.

For 2017 up to USD 5,500 in funding is available.


  • This scholarship is available to LGBTI between 18 and 26.
  • You must be enrolled and about to begin studies, currently studying, or have completed your program in the last 12 months.
  • You must either be a citizen, a permanent resident of, or have refugee status in, the country you are studying, or plan to study. Please note individuals attending an institution on a student visa are not eligible for this award. 

The applicant will write a letter of intent, maximum 800 words, detailing your belief that you should be the recipient of this year's award and how it will support your pursuit of higher learning. Some questions to consider: How do you distinguish yourself as a leader? What leadership roles have you held? How have you supported others to grow in their own leadership experiences?

The application deadline is November 30, 2017. For more information, please see their website.

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