LEAGUE Foundation Scholarships

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April 15, 2025
Awards Available: 13

Scholarship Description

Applications are usually accepted from January through April. Decisions are usually made in July. The program is open to self-identified Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (*Questioning*), +, graduating high school seniors meeting the prescribed criteria. Family members and mentors are encouraged to work with applicants to help ensure their submissions are complete.


  • Be an openly self identified member of the LGBTQ+ Community
  • Be graduating from high school in the year they apply for a scholarship.
  • Be a United States Citizen or be a legal immigrant.
  • Be attending an accredited college, university, or vocational school within the United States or Canada. Proof of acceptance is required.

Application Materials

  • Provide an official copy of high school transcript showing a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better using a 4.0 scale or equivalent. Weighted average can be used in this calculations. If the applicant’s high school does not use a numerical grading system, then a complete description of the measures of success and requirements for graduation is required.
  • Complete 2 personal essays as outlined on the application form.
  • Provide at least 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members.
  • Prepare a detailed list of community involvement. Heavier weight is given to those activities and leadership roles relating directly to the LGBTQ+ communities.

All decisions of the selection committee are final. Scholarship proceeds are sent directly to the school where the applicant will be attending. Funds are not given directly to the student.

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