Portland General Electric Scholarship

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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 varies annually, and is based on the number of qualified applicants.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of Oregon or Clark County, Washington for at least one year prior to submitting an application.
  3. Must be accepted (or acceptance-pending) for enrollment, or enrolled in an accredited educational program beyond the secondary level which has an established non-discrimination policy that includes sexual and gender minority groups. Eligible program areas include: college, university; trade or vocational school; or the arts. (Online certificate or degree programs are not eligible.)
  4. Must be gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT) or the child of a GLBT parent(s).
  5. Must be majoring in a STEM related field.

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

Description: This award is for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered (GLBT) students, and/or the children of GLBT parents. Applicants must be residents of Oregon or Clark County, Washington, for at least one year prior to submitting an application.

Application requirements for the Portland General Electric Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letters (2+)
  • Interview (may be required of finalists)
Additional Information: Students must be in demonstrated need of financial assistance. The recipients of the Portland General Electric 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.

Award Amount: $2,000 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. 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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