The scholarships are organized by the entity that funds it. Some entities fund multiple scholarships that are too voluminous to list here. The applicant should visit the website to determine the scholarships that are available and to ensure the criteria is met before applying.

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Campus Specific
University of Maryland  – LGBT studies
University of Maryland – LGBT Equity Center – Preventing discrimination against LGBT people

General Scholarships
American Psychological Association, APA Division 44 – Psychology
Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance – Supporting LGBT policies in high school
Association for Queer Anthropology – Anthropology
Campus Pride – National Scholarship Database – LGBT issues
Davis Putter Scholarship Fund – Peace and justice
Deaf Queer Resource Center – Deaf
Gammu Mu Foundation – Gay men
Human Rights Campaign NationalDC, MD and VA – Databases on LGBT issues
Jeremy D. Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship – Patent law
LEAGUE Foundation – Community service
National Gay Pilots Association – Aviation
National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association – Journalism
National Women’s Studies Association – Lesbian studies
Out to Protect – Law enforcement
PFLAG National – Service to the LGBT community
Point Foundation – High-achieving students
Queer Foundation – Writing contest
Reaching out MBA – Business school
Stonewall Community Foundation – Women in education, women in need, and women in sports
Team DC – Sports
Women in Medicine – Medicine
Zami NOBLA – Lesbians age 40 or older

For resources and support during school, check out Accredited Colleges Online: LGBTQ Resources & Support a guide for LGBTQ students to find resources and information about support systems available to help them navigate both high school and college environments.

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