Jessica Dolin Memorial Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$3,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 10

Friday
Awarded By:

Pride Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered annually is dependent on the quality of applications.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be accepted to or enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States.
  3. Must be a resident of Oregon or an eligible southwest Clark County, Washington for at least one year prior to submitting an application.
  4. Must be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT), or the child of a LGBT parent, or actively involved in LGBT causes.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen.

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

Description: This award is available for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) students, and LGBT advocates. Applicants must be residents of Oregon or Clark County, Washington.

Application requirements for the Jessica Dolin Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letters (2+)
  • Interview (may be required of finalists)
Additional Information: Leigh and Leslie Dolin established the Jessica Dolin Memorial Scholarship in 2013 to honor their daughter Jessica who passed away May 14, 2003.  The scholarship is intended for residents of Oregon or Clark County, WA who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student or a student actively involved in an LGBT rights organization. If the Scholarship Review Committee deems necessary, finalists could be asked to participate in phone or in-person interviews. The recipients of this scholarship will be chosen on the completion of the scholarship application (and interviews if deemed necessary) which demonstrate: apparent financial need; ability to meet eligibility guidelines; clarity of educational objectives and career goals.

Award Amount: $1,000 to $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 10

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 10

The student only needs to submit one application to be considered for all Pride Foundation scholarships. All applications must be submitted online. As part of the online application, the student must submit the following: contact information for two references who are familiar with her capabilities and potential for success in her education and community involvement (recommended that one reference be a teacher, counselor, or other academic representative); and answers to six essay questions concerning the topics of education goals, career goals, activities, giving back, challenges, and a quote (limited to 3,000 characters except for activities, which is limited to 5,000 characters). Further details on the essay topics are available on the online application. A student who is currently studying or plans to study visual arts, design, or music should submit two samples of his/her work. Picture samples can be in the following formats: GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIF, TIFF, PDF, DOC; Music must be in MP3 or MP4 formats; and videos must be MOV or AVI files. The file size must be no more than 300 MB. Students who are selected for an interview will be asked to bring a portfolio. Students who are selected for an interview will also be asked to bring a transcript. The complete application must be submitted by 5 p.m. PST on the deadline date.
Contact: Anthony Papini
Address: 2014 E. Madison St. Suite 300 Seattle, Washington 98122

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