Audria M. Edwards Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Thursday
Awarded By:

Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: varies
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender student, or the child of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender parent(s).
  4. Must reside in Oregon or southwest Washington for a minimum of one year prior to submitting an application. The following Washington counties are eligible: Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania, and Wahkiakum.
  5. Must be a high school senior or older to apply for this undergraduate award.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for students who self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender or are the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender persons who reside in Oregon or southwest Washington. Applicants must plan to enroll in an undergraduate program and demonstrate financial need.

Application requirements for the Audria M. Edwards Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2+)
  • Interview (finalists only)
Additional Information: This LGBTQI scholarship fund, named for Audria M. Edwards, was established in 1987 and is funded by donations, variety show proceeds, and community fundraisers. Checks will be mailed to students’ schools and credited to their student accounts before the beginning of the school year. Funds may be used for tuition, fees, and on-campus room and board charges, but cannot be applied toward off-campus housing, transportation, dependent care, or other personal expenses.

Award Amount: varies  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, April 1

Applications are available on the Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Fund website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a one-page essay describing the goals he/she wishes to obtain with the help of this scholarship; current and official transcripts from his/her secondary and postsecondary institutions; and a minimum of two letters of recommendation that describe his/her potential for meeting his/her goals. All applications and supporting materials must be postmarked by the deadline date and mailed to the address provided.
Contact: Kimberlee Van Patten
Address: P.O. Box 16337 Portland, Oregon 97292

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