Scholarships and Resources for LGBTQIA+ Students
Explore scholarship awards, advocacy groups, and professional networks that are making college more affordable and inclusive for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Last Updated: 08/14/2020
Like many college hopefuls, those who identify as LGBTQIA+ can struggle to afford tuition and get the resources they need to be successful throughout their academic career. Fortunately, these students can benefit greatly from organizations who provide financial assistance, advocate for LGBTQIA+ rights, and offer networking opportunities. This guide highlights these organizations that provide direct support to the LGBTQIA+ community. Read on to explore 20 scholarship opportunities (including those for students looking to enter public service careers) and find valuable academic and career support resources.
Scholarships & Grants for LGBTQIA+ Students
Education comes at a high price these days. According to The College Board, average tuition fees, room and board, books, and transportation costs at public four-year schools totaled $26,590, 2019-20. Scholarships and grants for LGBTQIA+ students can make all the difference in paying for school. Have a look at 20 scholarships and grants you may be eligible for.
General Scholarships & Grants
Scholarships & Grants in Public Service
Public service scholarships help LGBTQIA+ students pursue degrees and careers in the “helping” professions or careers that make the world a better place.