Pride Foundation Montana Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$4,160

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 10

Friday
Awarded By:

Pride Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a resident of Montana.
  2. Must be a high school senior or a currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at time of application.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. This award is for U.S. students.
  5. Must self-identify as LGBT or as an LGBT ally.

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

Description: This award is available for LGBT students and allies in Montana.

Application requirements for the Pride Foundation Montana Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Interview
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Pride Foundation is able to offer a diversity of scholarships which encourage students of different backgrounds and educational interests to apply. Most scholarships are available for straight ally or questioning students as well as student of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) parents. All scholarships promote leadership and diversity in the LGBT community.

Award Amount: The monetary award amount varies and is determined by the Pride Foundation. Generally, scholarships offered through the foundation are a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $12,000. The average award amount per recipient last year was $4,160. The award is offered annually and is non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,160.

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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