Established by Aritzia, a fashion retailer with an innovative global platform, this scholarship supports LGBTQIA people in their pursuit of higher education. Four students will receive one-time scholarships of $5,000 each, paid directly to the student’s school. The application consists of 3 short essay questions, a letter of recommendation, and transcripts from your latest academic institution. There is no minimum GPA requirement. Centered on Aritzia’s values, the scholarship prioritizes students who demonstrate excellence and creativity and who strive to make a positive impact on their communities.
To be eligible, applicants must identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, or two-spirit; be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate school in the United States; and study, plan to work in, or demonstrate a commitment to the fields of fashion design, retail management, mental health, or social justice advocacy. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.