PFLAG Boulder Chapter - Hodges Scholarship for Social Activism

Application Information

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Amount Awarded

$500
awarded

Application Deadline

April 01
Sunday

Awarded By

Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)

Award Amount

$500 annually, non-renewable.

Recipients

One award offered annually.

Additional Information

The Hodges Social Activism Scholarship was established in 2013 to honor the leadership of Jean and Jack Hodges and their commitment to PFLAG (Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays) since l993. Jean and Jack's interest in education, social justice, and young people is exemplified in their lives. Jack was a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Colorado for 35 years. Jean was a faculty member and Theatre Director at Boulder High School. After her retirement in l995, Jean Hodges helped to co-found the Boulder Valley Safe Schools Coalition and St. Vrain Valley Safe Schools Coalition so as to change the school climate to be more accepting of LGBT students and staff. Having received awards for their own social activism, the Hodges wish to promote the growth and development of young adults who continue the work to advance equality to ensure "justice and liberty for all Americans."

Deadline Info

Applications are available at the Boulder, CO chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) website. In addition to a completed application form, official high school transcri ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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