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The David Womack Memorial Alabama LGBT Scholarship

$1,000

June 30, 2019

Awards Available: 1

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  • Scholarship Description
  • A scholarship available to any lesbian or gay undergrad student from the state of Alabama. The scholarship applies to attendance at any institute of higher learning in the United States. The essay should be no more than five pages and discuss the applicant's background, educational history, goals for the future and why the applicant believes he or she should receive the scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 44 Blossom View Court
  • Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • IanGibsonSmith@IanThom.org
  • 202-425-4034

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Natasha L  on 3/12/2015 10:15:30 PM

My whole life I have always been different. I was never interested in the opposite sex. I was the very fist girl from my school to take a girl to prom. I had to get lots of permission for them to even allow me to do so. Everyone around me has been supportive for me being out. I could not be happier to be able to be who I am and not hide from being with who I love. Living in Alabama, it is hard to be lesbian. I work as a certified nursing assistant and I have to hide who I am, because most are against it. I have been out since I was 14, I am now 22. I could not be more happier with myself, than I am being out to all my friends and family.

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