Out for Education
The average scholarship award is approximately $2,750.
The number and amount of scholarships varies each year. Last year, 32 students were presented with scholarships.
The Out for Education program, known as the PFLAG/HATCH Youth Scholarship until 2013, offers a scholarship program to assist worthy gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth in the Houston area in pursuing a college education. The scholarship program is for students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement while in high school or college. In addition to helping provide for higher education, the Foundation hopes that our scholarship recipients will provide positive role models for other youth who cannot be open about their orientation, and encourages the scholarship recipients to volunteer their time with GLBT community groups.
Applications are available at the Out for Education website. In addition to a completed application form and essay responses, students must submit two letters of reference - one from a teacher or fac ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.